Rainy Day Week / Make Your Own Doll Umbrella

Hi!

Umbrella Rainy Day Week has sadly come to an end, but not to worry! We have an adorable craft to finish it off.  Since we have plenty of umbrellas for our 18-inch friends, we thought it would be a fun idea to one for shorter dolls like Hearts For Hearts girls or Hopscotch Hill dolls. It’s easy to make, and the results are oh-so cute, so let’s get started!

Supplies Y O U  W I L L  N E E D

  • Stiffened felt
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Pom-Poms
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ruler or Tape Measure

Step by StepT O  M A K E

  1. Start by cutting out 8 triangles from stiffened felt that are 6 by 4 inches large. Next, fold the end of each triangle, so it leaves a small indent.
  2. Glue the triangles together in a circular shape, glueing the ends together so it folds like a cone.
  3. Glue a large pom-pom on top.
  4. Glue smaller pom-poms to the edge of each triangle.
  5. Twist two pipe cleaners together, and bend them at the end so they act like a handle.
  6. Glue the pipe cleaners to the middle of the umbrella top.

Lauryce loves her new umbrella! We think it matches her outfit perfectly :)

Rainy Day WeekWe had lots of fun with Rainy Day Week, and hope you did too!

Lulu and Bella :)

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4 thoughts on “Rainy Day Week / Make Your Own Doll Umbrella

  1. Too cute! I was wondering if you could use clear contact paper on the stiffened felt before adding the pompoms to give it that waterproof sheen?

  2. Not sure how to put the umbrella together. Directions are not clear. I have the triangles cut but cannot figure out how to put the umbrella together.

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