I am so in love with this dreamcatcher photography prop tutorial! This is brought to you by Little Dream Photography. She posted a picture of this in a photographer group and she gave me permission to share this with the world! :) Check out her Facebook and Instagram pages.
20 meters (65 feet) of thin rope
0.5 meters (About 2 feet) of thick 25mm rope (to make the swing at the top) – Check your local craft store
(2) – 50cm round wires
(2) Round wooden rods (9mm thick, 90cm) long (1/4 inch x 36 inches)
1. Take one of the round wires, rope and and the glue gun. Start by applying hot glue to a section of the wire and wrap it with rope. Keep doing this until the entire wire is covered.
2. Repeat this process with the second wire
3. Once both wires are covered, find the joint (we’re you started and finished with the rope) and tie them together with a piece of rope.
4. Create a gap at the base to put the baby in.
5. Measure it at the widest point and cut the wooden rod to the size of the opening (mine was 23.5cm wide)
6. Once you’ve cut the first piece, glue it onto the base of the structure.
7. From that first piece work your way out repeating the above process. Each rod should be about 5cms apart. Measure, cut and glue. (I have 5 pieces for my base)
8. Once you have you base, use burlap to wrap around it, so you have a base for the newborn to lay in. Glue the edges so they don’t move.
9. For a bit of decoration, I’ve wrapped it with some more rope and did a knot underneath it.
10. With the remainder of the rope, string it apart and use it to decorate around the circles
11. Take a think piece of rope and tie it to the top of the structure to use as a swing
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