This papercut woodland baby mobile is the most darling of decorations for your baby’s crib. Featuring a cute-as-can-be crew of forest friends, your little ones will be both comforted and charmed by this whimsical work of art. Simply gather the tools and materials listed below, then download either our SVG or PDF files. After cutting out the pieces, hang at alternating lengths from a wooden embroidery hoop using neutral colored threads. Make this project for a baby shower and give the sweetest of gifts at the party. The mom-to-be will adore something handcrafted and from the heart!
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- Cutting Machine (recommended)
- Craft Adhesive Spray
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Extra Small Hole Punch – 1/16″
- Paper Source Text Weight Paper in Chartreuse, Moss, Mint, Persimmon, Papaya, Coral, Curry, Gravel, Slate, Paper Bag, and Soft White
- 12” Wooden Embroidery Hoop or Lia Griffith Natural Wood Arch Mobile Frame
- Wooden Bead – 5/8″
- Thread – tan or white
- Gather the tools and materials listed above.
- Cut out all of the paper pieces using a cutting machine (recommended). If you are cutting by hand, print out the PDF template and cut with an X-Acto blade.
- Use spray adhesive to attach the layers together. Each of the animals, mushrooms, and acorns should be three layers, double-sided.
- Use a hot glue gun to glue the flowers, leaves, and other details onto the animals. You can pop up the bear’s and raccoon’s arms to hold the mushrooms. Fold the tiny leaves in half before gluing.
- Use an extra small hole punch to make a hole at the top-middle of each piece to hang. You might need a couple of holes for the bigger animals.
- Fold your leaves in half and curl with the edge of a scissors. Hole punch the end of the stem.
- Pop out the inner, solid part of the wooden embroidery hoop. Tie three long pieces of twine to the hoop, evenly spaced out. Knot them together in the middle.
- Slide on a wooden bead and knot the twine again on the opposite end.
- Tie thread onto all of the papercut pieces. Tie the other end to the hoop.
- Stagger the placement of all the papercut pieces. Fill in spots with more leaves.
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Can I buy the woodland baby mobile without a monthly membership please?
Hi Jessica! Unfortunately we aren’t set up to sell single downloads, but you can sign up for a monthly membership then cancel once you have downloaded what you want 🙂
Is the SVG file a Cricut file cut? Or are these woodland animals on the mobile all cut by hand?
Yes, the SVG file is to be used with a cutting machine. I did NOT cut these by hand 🙂
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