Paper

Simple Room Décor

By  Diane D. Flowers  for  The Dow Chemical Co.

size: wall art, 12"x12"; flower cube, 9" tall

  • Simple Room Décor

Materials

  • STYROFOAM brand foam *Dow: Sheet, 1”x12”x36”; cubes, 5”x5”, three
  • Amy Butler Belle cardstock double sided paper pad (K&Company), 12”x12”
  • Silk hydrangea items: green/pink, six; green leaves, 12

Tools

  • MONO Aqua Glue Pens, two (Tombow)
  • Handi-tak Adhesive (Super Glue Corp.)
  • Stem cutters
  • Optional: Low-temperature glue gun and glue sticks
  • Serrated knife and candle
  • 1. Measure and mark six 12" squares on STYROFOAM sheet. Rub knife across candle and cut out squares.
  • 2. Use glue pen to adhere six different patterned papers to STYROFOAM squares.
  • 3. Cut four 1"-wide strips of each of the six patterned papers. Use glue pen to adhere strips to corresponding square sides.
  • 4. Trace around four sides of cubes onto papers, alternating patterns. Cut out squares.
  • 5. Use glue pen to adhere squares to cubes.
  • 6. Trim hydrangea stems to 4" long and insert two into each top of paper-covered cube. Trim stems from leaves and insert four between hydrangeas in tops of each cube. Position and shape leaves to cover exposed areas.
  • 7. Use glue gun to secure stems and leaves in tops of cubes. Use small pieces of Handitak adhesive to hang squares on walls as desired.