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DIY Mobile Ideas
Want to add a personal touch to your little one’s nursery? Why not try your hand at one of these beautiful, DIY mobiles?
We’ve rounded up 17 of the cutest and most creative nursery mobiles we could find, ranging from the sweet and simple to the truly impressive. Whether you’re looking for a flash of inspiration or full tutorial, these pretty projects are sure to get those creative juices flowing!Continue to 2 of 19 below.
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Lucky Star Mobile
This dreamy mobile features dozens of tiny origami stars individually folded and strung from a wooden embroidery hoop.Continue to 3 of 19 below.
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This shimmering cloud of paper stars adds a touch of glam to the nursery without breaking the bank.Continue to 4 of 19 below.
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Paper Cloud Mobile
Keep baby’s head in the clouds with this sweet and simple paper mobile. All you need is an hour of free time and about $5 worth of supplies.Continue to 5 of 19 below.
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Hot Air Balloon Mobile
If you have paper - and a whole lot of patience - this stunning balloon mobile could be yours. Just follow these directions, and you’ll be up, up, and away.Continue to 6 of 19 below.
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Paper Polyhedron Mobile
Crushing on the geometric nursery trend? You’ll love this simple cut and paste project from Tuts+.Continue to 7 of 19 below.
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Sculpted Yarn Mobile
Get your hands messy with this fun and easy mobile project! All you need is some yarn, a few balloons and a whole lot of Elmer’s glue.Continue to 8 of 19 below.
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Paper Punch Mobile
With over 400 colorful discs, this pretty paper mobile packs a pretty serious design punch. Smitten? Head over to Merely Mothers for the full tutorial.Continue to 10 of 19 below.
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Origami Crane Mobile
Origami cranes symbolize good luck and good wishes, making them a perfect gift for a new baby. They look pretty stylish too!Continue to 12 of 19 below.
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Dream Catcher Mobile
With a few alterations, a traditional dream catcher makes for a gorgeous nursery mobile, showering your little one with sweet dreams. Not sure where to start? Get the basics from this step-by-step guide.Continue to 14 of 19 below.
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Fabric Strip Mobile
Love the shabby chic look? Recreate this gorgeous Etsy find using an embroidery hoop and scraps of fabric or ribbon.Continue to 15 of 19 below.
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Crystal Chic Mobile
This sweet and feminine mobile is as simple as it is charming. Make your own using this detailed tutorial.Continue to 16 of 19 below.
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Tissue Tassel Mobile
Add a splash of color to your nursery with this tissue-paper tassel mobile. Want to make your project really shine? Use a little gold or silver tissue for a touch of metallic glam!Continue to 17 of 19 below.
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Tissue Cluster Mobile
This colorful cluster of paper lanterns, tissue pom-poms, and shiny paper garlands makes excellent eye candy for both you and your little one. Create your own paper pom-poms using this how-to guide.Continue to 18 of 19 below.
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Magic Melted-Bead Mobile
Create this light-catching, translucent mobile using pony beads - the plastic, colored beads typically used for children’s crafts - and an outdoor grill.Continue to 19 of 19 below.
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Before you hang your beautiful, new mobile in the nursery, make sure to read these 5 important safety tips.