I started out by using this idea on the Martha Stewart website. I loved her original idea, but it was a little girly for a boys room so I improvised.
I used her template for making the birds. It was super easy. I just picked out card stock in the appropriate colors and hit print. From there I used an exacto knife to cut them out and Aileen's Tacky Glue to assemble them. They dried in under an hour and were ready to go.
I found these decorations on clearance at a local craft store. I bought 4, stretched them out and wired them together to form a two layered "nest".
From there I just put a hole punch in the top of the birds and tied fishing line to connect them to the nest in various lengths.
Voila - homemade mobile! Here's the view my little guy will be seeing when I lay him down in his crib.
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