Ladybug - you can decorate your garden with your own hands, make a suit and make nice sandwiches
Today it has become popular to decorate itshousehold plots. In order not to spend a lot of money on decorative elements, you can make all spring crafts with your own hands. For this, any improvised means are used, even those that have long been planned to be thrown away. One of the popular characters is the ladybug. With their hands, garden figures are made in the image of this insect. Consider a couple of the simplest examples of how to make such a figure.
An entire family of ladybirds can be made fromordinary stones. You only need to pick up stones of round shape and different sizes. Take black and red paint and paint boulders. Red is used for wings, and black for dots and peepholes. It turns out bright and really original sculptures. Although it is not necessary to take only these two colors, because you have a fantasy sculpture, which means that there can be any coloring of a ladybug. With your hands, the executed figure should not only be lost among the greenery of your garden, the colors should be bright and contrasting. Such insects feel great on a flower bed or in the shade of a beautiful bush. And especially effectively they look on a green lawn.
Let's consider one more method, as is donea sculpture of a ladybug with her own hands. To do this, you will need an old ball, preferably a football, a round bowl, polyethylene, tile mosaic, water, tile glue, sand and cement. The ball is cut in half, the bottom of each half is lined with polyethylene. Mix a solution of sand with cement at a rate of 3 to 1, the water is added until a mixture similar to thick mush is obtained. Fill each half of the ball with a solution and place them in round bowls so that the figures are made without bedsores at the base. Leave it all to freeze, it takes at least 2 days. Get the finished workpiece, if it turned out clumsy, then mix the liquid solution and with its help level it. After complete drying with chalk paint the wings, specks and eyes of the insect. It remained with the help of tile glue to lay out the mosaic, and the crevices to be wiped with a special grout. To protect the figure from moisture, it should be covered with a liquid sealer. It remains to carry the ladybirds to their permanent places.
And how is the "ladybug" costume madehands? And everything is quite simple. It does not even require patterns. It is enough to wear black tights, a same turtleneck and a skirt for girls or shorts for boys. Of shoes, lacquered black shoes are best suited. It remains to make wings and antennae. A thick wire frame is made for the wings, which is covered with red material. Black dots can be drawn with a marker, but you can cut them out of black cloth and paste them. Antennae make from a rim and a wire, on which ends attach red pompons. New Year's costume "ladybug" is ready!
For children's festive table can be donemini sandwiches "ladybugs". Take a round cracker, it is smeared with soft cheese, and on top is put half a cherry tomato in the form of wings. From olives are made dots and heads of insects. And the greens will serve as an ornament. Here you have made a useful and delicious "ladybug" sandwich with your own hands.