Hello We R fans, it’s Aly back with you today sharing a recent kids craft I created for my daughter’s room. She’s worked so hard this school year and learned so much! She’s reached her academic goals, so I wanted to surprise her with something fun to decorate her room.
She’s our little fish! She loves to swim and is on our local swim team. She’s also really obsessed with narwhals right now and her name is Faith, so I decided to grab my Big Happy Jig and a few colors of Neon Wire and this is what I came up with!
To create these designs I started by checking out our dedicated Happy Jig Instagram freed (@werhappyjig). That’s where I found the narwhal template–score! I pulled up Instagram on my laptop to make the template large enough to follow easily.
Then, I used some other word templates on the IG account that have the letters I needed to piece together my daughter’s name. The waves are a design I created on my own with a little trial and error.
I used some coordinating Happy Jig wire to hold sections of the designs together to help keep their shape. I’m really happy with how they all turned out!
I grabbed a 12×18 poster frame from another project I never started (yes, I have a few of those lying around in my office). I filled the frame with a 12×18 sheet of white poster board. Then I used dimensional clear adhesive dots to attach two of the designs to the frame, and wrapped the battery packs around the back of the frame to attach them out of sight.
I hung the frame on the wall with some Command Hooks, and then placed the waves on the desk leaning against the wall. I put a plant next to the saves to hide the battery pack for the wave. There are lots of creative ways to hide those little guys!
I love that the battery pack has four setting: Off, On-Solid, On-Flashing, and On-Rapid Flashing. That means my daughter has plenty of options for her new room decor.
My daughter is done with school on Friday and I can’t wait to surprise her with this when she gets home from the last day of school!