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Hummingbird Clock
Level: ChallengingHummingbird Clock

Materials
ZIP DRY PAPER GLUE
LIQUID LAMINATE

Quilling Paper: red, purple, medium green, light gray, medium brown, white, black & yellow
Slotted quilling tool
Good quality white tissue paper
Acrylic paint: light to medium green, gold, white, dark green
Small scissors
1⁄2 wide, flat craft brush, #1 fine stroke brush
Purchased wood clock
• Hummingbird pattern (
patterns are below), quilled pattern guide, ruler, flat head tweezers, toothpick

Instructions:
1. Measure and cut the following paper lengths from the quilling paper:
26 pieces of 5” length of medium green for the leaves
15 pieces of 5” length of purple for flower petals
3 pieces of 3” length of yellow for flower centers
23 pieces of 4” length of light gray for hummingbird top wing, beak & lower body
18 pieces of 4” length of brown for hummingbird tail and underwing.
7 pieces of 3” length of red for hummingbird chin
10 pieces of 3” length for hummingbird chest, and 1⁄2” piece for the eye
1 piece of 4” length of black for eye
12 pieces of 3” length of medium green for hummingbird head and upper back & wings
1 piece of 4” length of medium green for lower back above tail.
2. Paint entire clock with white acrylic paint. Let dry. Tear small pieces of tissue paper and decoupage onto front, top, bottom and sides of clock with LIQUID LAMINATE following bottle directions. Let dry.
3. Paint entire clock with light to medium green acrylic paint. Let Dry. Dry brush gold acrylic paint over clock to create highlights. Let dry.
4. Use dark green acrylic paint to create vines on upper right corner, over upper left corner, and on lower left corner. Create your own vine design or follow pattern. Let dry.
5. Place hummingbird design onto lower right corner of clock and lightly trace around it with a fine pencil. Remove pattern.
6. Using the quilling tool, roll all quilled pieces into loose circles EXCEPT for the 3 yellow papers and the black paper and the one white paper. Roll the yellow and black papers into tight circle and leave the white unrolled for the outside of the eye. Adhere paper ends with a dot of ZIP DRY PAPER GLUE. Let dry.
7. Pinch the purple and red circle into leaf shapes by pinching only one end to a point. Pinch both ends of the rest of the circles to obtain a marquis shape.
8. Position flowers on clock first, using the tweezers to hold the yellow flower centers. Using just a tiny drop of ZIP DRY, glue flower on one side and place on vine, following photo for placement. Repeat with other flowers.
9. Use tweezers to hold and apply glue to each of the 4 purple flower petals. Place pointed end of paper towards the flower center. Repeat with other flowers and leaves as in photo.
10. Apply a thin line of glue to beak area on pattern. Using tweezers, place 2 gray marquis shapes for beak. Glue small white  paper strip around black circle and then onto eye area. Follow the pattern and photo,carefully gluing each piece in place and holding for a few seconds so that all pieces attach. If necessary, pinch pieces to make them fit better. It doesn’t matter if the pieces are a bit larger or smaller as long as the contours of the pattern are followed.
Designer: Sandy Rollinger
Patterns:
BEACON ADHESIVES, Inc., 125 MacQuesten Parkway South, Mount Vernon, NY 10550, Tel: (914) 699-3405
E-mail: Crafts4@BeaconAdhesives.com

Beacon is not responsible for the manner in which our products are used and,
therefore, cannot guarantee results. Beacon's liability is limited to product replacement.