DIY: make a summery sunflower mobile

Put the Queen of Summer on display
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

In the midst of summer the sunflower beams, radiates and heat seems to burst from the circle of bright yellow petals. It`s high time to give the sunflower a fantastic setting! Create this exciting mobile and you`ll have a table centrepiece that will be the main topic of conversation: Did you really make that yourself? Gosh how lovely! This sociable flower helps you shine as well. 

DIY: make a summery sunflower mobile Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk

You will need:

  • Sticks in two lengths

  • A cheerful sunflower

  • A glass ball

  • Elastic bands

Zonnebloem Bloemenagenda Mooiwatbloemendoen DIY mobiel

How to make it

When you start building, you might feel like you’ll be completely tangled up within five minutes. But actually, it`s not that complicated. 

Step 1:

Cut a total of 12 ribs per cube, each of the same length. Cut 2 extra sticks for the small cube.

Zonnebloem Bloemenagenda Mooiwatbloemendoen DIY mobiel

Step 2:

Join the cubes' ribs to one another using elastic bands. Join the two cubes together using 4 elastic bands. 
 

Zonnebloem Bloemenagenda Mooiwatbloemendoen DIY mobiel

Step 3:

Finally, attach the two extra sticks to the bottom of the small cube on which the glass ball will be placed. Add water, the flower and your work is complete. 

Zonnebloem Bloemenagenda Mooiwatbloemendoen DIY mobiel

For variety

You could use coloured elastic bands, different flowers or choose a glass ball in a different colour. In other words: personalise the mobile the way you want it.