dinosaur hook diy

I remember playing with plastic dinosaurs as a little girl, and I thought it would be fun to incorporate a colorful version into my daughter Matilda's room. Better yet, she was thrilled with them and loves hanging all sorts of knickknacks on them. Here is how you can make your own!

Supplies: plastic dinosaurs (I got mine in the $1 bin at Walmart), masking tape, saw, knife, or sharp scissors, spray foam, spray paint, wall adhesive.

Process: wrap each dino with a bit of masking tape around the middle then cut the dino in half. Next, use spray foam to fill the inside of the plastic dinosaur. Do not fill it all the way, as it will spread to fill. At this point you can either let it overflow and cut away excess later, or wipe off excess while it is still wet by wiping it onto a piece of cardboard. Once it has dried completely (according to the directions on the can), go ahead and spray paint each dinosaur a fun color. Last, use wall mounting stickers to attach each dino hook to the wall.

Time: This project took several days to allow the foam to cure and then the paint had to dry, but each step was completed in 5 minutes or less.

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