Maybe you can't have a real owl or black widow drop in to sit for a spell, but you can craft dangling mobile versions. To make, follow our templates to cut the paper, then assemble them with string so the wings, eyes, legs, and abdo­ men flutter and spin as they dangle from the ceiling.

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BARBARA DONNINELLI
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What you need

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How to do it

Part 1

paper spider mobile supplies
Step 1

Download and print desired template onto 8.5-by-11-inch card stock and cut out each piece along solid black lines. Trace template pieces onto railroad board, and cut out 2 sets of pieces.

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Step 2

Following design, arrange one set on work surface. Use pieces of tape to hold string, as indicated on template. Press monofilament onto center of tape.

Step 3

Spray adhesive all over exposed surface of first set of pieces. Place each piece from the second set on top of its corresponding piece; let dry. Hang.

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