Dragonflies

beachplant(9b)August 1, 2013

I found an old broken chair and turned the pieces into these dragonflies for our garden.
Tally HO!

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PKponder TX(7b)

that's really cute!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2013 at 9:42PM
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nanatricia

So cute!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2013 at 10:53PM
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pixie_lou

Since there is no perspective in the photo - how big? It's adorable.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2013 at 9:25AM
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jlily(Z6)

Cute and pretty, too. I especially like its' nose. TYFS Jlily

    Bookmark   August 2, 2013 at 9:56AM
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beachplant(9b)

this one is about a foot long, it`s one of the legs of the chair. I used an old window blind for the wings.
Thanks!
Tally HO!

    Bookmark   August 3, 2013 at 6:47PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Very nice! And at a foot long rather dramatic which I like.
Kathy

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 7:21PM
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beachplant(9b)

I made wire wings for some, cut wings from window screens for a couple of others. They range from about 6" to just over a foot, with the ones made from legs being the biggest.

Drilled 2 small holes in the "head" for the antenna, 6 holes in the "abdomen" for the legs, and then drilled another small hole in the back to attach the wings. I used hot glue for the legs and antenna, the wings were nailed in place or in the case of the wire wings wired on.
Tally HO!

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 9:30PM
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oldcrafty(8)

Those are just too darn cute!!!!!

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 4:26PM
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sunnyca_gw

Very cute!! TFS Jan

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 8:17PM
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Marlene Kindred

Love those! Great re-use of chair legs!

    Bookmark   August 6, 2013 at 10:39AM
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beachplant(9b)

finally got the link for the slideshow to work!
Thanks everyone!

Tally Ho!

Here is a link that might be useful: Dragonflies in the garden

    Bookmark   August 8, 2013 at 8:48AM
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cnm1(6 Oh)

Oh no - another project I want to try!!

    Bookmark   August 18, 2013 at 2:41PM
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sorie6(6b ok.)

OH wow!!those are really neat. You are very creative!! Another thing to add to the todo list!! tfs.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 7:37AM
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laurastheme(8)

Also adding to my to do list. I wonder if I really need sleep.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2013 at 1:56AM
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