For this week’s DIY Friday, Ken Wingard headed to Hallmark Channel’s hit daytime talk show, Home & Family, to give a tutorial on how to craft a fun hanging mobile for a child’s room!

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(Copyright 2015 Crown Media Family Networks/Photographer: Jeremy Lee)

Follow the instructions below to craft your own DIY hanging mobile!


  • 1 Square of heavyweight felt

  • 2-4 Felt balls

  • Utility knife

  • Needle and thread


  1. Cut concentric diamonds as specified using a straight edge and utility knife, being careful not to cut fully through at the center

  2. Take opposing points of the outer diamond and using needle and thread attach with a small stitch

  3. Take the next smallest diamonds points and join in the opposing direction using a stick

  4. Repeat with smallest square

  5. Pierce one or two balls with knotted thread and attach to bottom of mobile

  6. Thread knotted thread through top of mobile and attach two more balls and leave length of string for hanging

Watch Ken demonstrate how to make a hanging mobile in the video below!

Home & Family airs weekdays at 10:00 a.m. EST on Hallmark Channel.