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Updated by amandama on Jan 17, 2019
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Easy DIY Dreamcatcher Project Perfect for Kids!

If only we could capture the free spirit that comes so naturally to kids. The chance to create without mistakes and to experience joy-through-doing. Big Dreamers, all of them, and we want to nurture them to keep dreaming. Well here’s a way to help kids (and former kids!) capture those dreams with this fun DIY dreamcatcher craft. The best part is that it requires no glue … perfect as a party craft activity for all ages.

Source: https://www.wholesalepartysupplies.com/blog/diy-dream-catcher/

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Supplies

Supplies
  • 6-inch metal hoop
  • 4-inch crochet doilies
  • Embroidery floss and needle
  • Ribbon Lace
  • Hemp
  • Cording
  • Wood beads
  • Feathers
  • Scissors
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Step 1: Attach Doily to Hoop

Step 1: Attach Doily to Hoop

Attach doily to hoop using floss and needle. “Sew” through doily point then wrap floss around hoop. Repeat and tie into square knot to secure. Trim ends. (TIP: Doily will stretch to fit loop. To ensure it stretches evenly, attach two points at a time starting at 12 o’clock, then moving to 6 o’clock, 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock respectively. Once those are secured, attach remaining points.)

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Step 2: Add Ribbon

Step 2: Add Ribbon

Cut ribbon at different lengths and tie to hoop leaving spaces between the ribbons. (TIP: Knot ribbon from backside so “tails” are slightly hidden.)

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Step 3: Add Lace

Step 3: Add Lace

Cut lace at different lengths and tie to hoop in-between ribbons.

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Step 4: Add Hemp

Step 4: Add Hemp

Cut hemp at different lengths cording and tie to hoop between lace and ribbons.

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Step 5: Add Feathers and Beads

Step 5: Add Feathers and Beads

String bead onto hemp cord and push towards hoop. Tie feather on, leaving long tail. Slip bead over feather covering knot. Clip feather flush with bead and knot to secure. Repeat with remaining beads and feathers.

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The Final

The Final

Trim ribbon ends and hang using a length of hemp cord. Hang at your bedside or anywhere you think could use a little extra protection! Check out our Cozy Boho Birthday Party where this craft is on the party planning list of activities- bonus since it doubles as a take home favor.