Hey, there. We are also on Facebook as well for an easy way to post your own ideas and share with friends. Invite your friends to like us and post your own creations. We are continually posting new examples, ideas, and step by step instructions so you can keep up to date with everything that... Continue Reading →
This giraffe isn't too big, but he turned out to be very difficult to construct. The problem is that because he is small, the spots are very intricate. It becomes very difficult to fill in the spots when there isn't much room to work with. In order to do a project like this you will... Continue Reading →
This little guy was quite fun to make. Since he is a crab of a fictional species, I had the liberty to have some fun with the color pattern. The claw was made separately and is removable in order to allow switching which side it is on. He is quite sturdy considering the thickness and... Continue Reading →
Do you have a pipe cleaner creation that you'd like to share with the online community? If so, please post a picture. We'd love to see what you have created and it will help everyone get new ideas. Happy posting!
This tarantula was created with a few hours of work. The legs were made out of a few pipe cleaners going the length of the leg and then wrapping the red and black alternating colors around them. Then I just attached them to a body. Underneath is a little loop so that it can be... Continue Reading →
I found a website that has some good, simple ideas to get started making things out of pipe cleaners. The emphasis in most cases is not on the pipe cleaners, but the overall craft around them, but they are still good ways to get started... https://funfamilycrafts.com/pipe-cleaner-crafts-kids/
Pipe cleaners as a medium are generally easy to work with, but when you try to make something very large that needs to support its own weight, it can be quite challenging. Pipe cleaners are meant to be bendable, so when you want them to act more rigidly, there is a lot of thought that... Continue Reading →
Check out this life-size bald eagle made entirely out of pipe cleaners. Here are some details of the construction:
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