Home decor for baby rooms: The geometric mobile made from straws is fixed with the removable adhesive hooks Powerstrips® Transparent DECO Hook LARGE. Perfect for decorating ideas!
Geometric mobile from straws

Geometric mobile from straws

Home decor for baby rooms: The geometric mobile made from straws is fixed with the removable adhesive hooks tesa Powerstrips® Transparent DECO Hooks Large. Perfect for decorating ideas!



Level of difficulty : Leisurely inspiration

Baby room ideas: It is hard to believe that these small flying objects are made of simple straws. The instructions for this home decor may seem more complicated than they actually are. Just give it a try - and then fix the small piece of art to the ceiling using a tesa Powerstrips® Transparent DECO Hooks Large. Once you no longer like it, it can be removed without leaving a trace. Perfect for all your decorating ideas!

 

  • Metal ring for lampshades Ø 30 cm (craft supplies)
  • ribbon - 3 mm wide (per element 1.5 m + 3 m, depending on the ceiling height)
  • paper straws
  • small wooden beads Ø 12 mm
  • ruler
  • scissors
  • long needle 
  • tesa Powerstrips® Transparent DECO Hooks Large

Steps

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 1
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 1

01

Collect all required items and let's start!

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 2
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 2

02

First, cut the straws: per element, three pieces of 9 cm and six of 7 cm length.
Then, cut 1.5 m from the ribbon and thread it through the needle. Now thread the straw pieces as follows: one long, two short, one long. Tie the ribbon on top, taking into account a piece of approximately 30 cm for hanging.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 3
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 3

03

Now thread one long and one short piece. Tie the ribbon on the bottom end. Thread a wooden bead on the ribbon.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 4
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 4

04

Now pull the needle through a short piece up to the middle. Take on a new short piece and thread it crosswise to the next element. Tie the ribbon between the pieces.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 5
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 5

05

Thread the next crosspiece and tie in the middle. Repeat the process with the last piece.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 6
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 6

06

Now run the needle through a long part up to the top.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 8
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 8

07

Before applying the Powerstrip®, clean and dust the surface thoroughly. Remove one protective film from the Powerstrip®. Firmly press the Powerstrip® at least five seconds on the desired spot on the ceiling. Do not remove the protective film on the latch. Then, remove the second protective film.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 9
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 9

08

Place the hook on the Powerstrip®, right above the line, and press firmly for at least five seconds. Do not press on the latch.

Geometric mobile from straws / Step 10
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Geometric mobile from straws / Step 10

09

Cut three pieces of ribbon: The length depends on the ceiling height and the desired height of the mobile. They are knotted at regular intervals on the metal ring. Tie all three ribbons together, at a distance of 30 cm from the ring.
Mount the mobile to the ceiling hook.
Tie the elements in different heights to the metal ring. Check out our other room decor ideas!

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