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Tied Fabric Valentine Topiary

By  Rebekah Meier  for  The Dow Chemical Co.

size: 15" tall

  • Tied Fabric Valentine Topiary

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Cone, 12”
  • Crystal candlestick, 3” tall
  • Muslin fabric, 1/2 yd.
  • Assorted fabric, ribbon, lace, and organza scraps: pink, red, white

Tools

  • Straight pins
  • White craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • 1. Tear muslin into 1" strips. Wrap strips around foam cone until completely covered, pinning each end to secure.
  • 2. Cut 2" muslin square; drape and pin over tip of cone.
  • 3. Tear fabric scraps into 1-1/2" strips. Fold strips in half and tie around cone until completely covered. Strips can be wrapped several times around cone.
  • 4. Wrap lace and ribbon around cone, tying or gluing in place.
  • 5. Tear organza into 1-1/2" strips; tie around cone.
  • 6. Place topiary on candlestick.