Please welcome today's guest blogger, Abbey of Aesthetic Outburst! She chose This is London by Miroslav Sasek for her favorite children's book and made the cutest Queen's Guard peg dolls to go with it!
Queen’s Guard Project
wooden clothespins black acrylic paint red acrylic paint pink puff paint gold puff paint paintbrush black pom poms tacky glue
1. Use your red paint to paint a shirt on the upper half of the clothespin.
2. Use your black paint to paint pants on the bottom half of the clothespin.
3. Using your gold puff paint, make small dots on the shirt. Voilá! Buttons.
4. Once the shirt and pants are dry, use the white paint to paint a belt around the center of the clothespin.
5. Paint a thin red line down each “leg” to make pinstripes (make sure the black paint is dry).
6. Use the pink puff paint to make cheeks and the black puff paint to make small dots for eyes.
7. Put a dollop of tacky glue on the head of the clothespin.
8. Center the black pom pom on the glue and push down.
9. Allow your guard to dry.
Artist and blogger, Abbey Hendrickson, is the voice behind Aesthetic Outburst. She lives in a little house just outside of Owego, New York with her husband, their two babies, and a fish called Blowhole.
Thank you, Abbey! To see the rest of the books and crafts in this series click the button below!