Lavender Floral Cube

Materials

  • FloraCraft design featuring Dow STYROFOAM Make It Fun Foam Ball, 5”
  • Elmer’s Black on Black Foam Board, 20”x30”, one each: 3/16” thick, 1/2” thick
  • FabScraps High Tea Collection Papers: High Tea Floral Paper, Paper Roses Book
  • FabScraps Embellishments: Pearl Brads, Old Silver Filigree Charms

Tools

  • Elmer’s X-ACTO Tools: 12” Rotary Paper Trimmer, Gripster Knife and New Blade, 12”x12” Self-Healing Cutting Mat, 12” Metal Ruler
  • Design Master® Color Tool® Perfect Pink Spray Color
  • Elmer’s CraftBond™ Adhesives: Thin Glue Spots Small and Medium, All-Purpose Glue Stick

Basic Supplies

glue gun and glue sticks, sandpaper, newspapers, wooden skewer or thin dowel

Directions

STEP 1

  • To create box, use craft knife with new blade to cut the following pieces from 3/16”-thick foam board: two 3-1/2”x5” sides, two 3-7/8”x5” sides. Cut one 3-7/8” square from 1/2”-thick foam for base. Scoring lightly first, press more firmly on subsequent cuts to cut deeper.

STEP 2

  • Center and hot glue 3-1/2” sides to opposite sides of base. Hot glue remaining sides to base.

STEP 3

  • Cut 5”x12”, 3-3/4”- and 3-7/8”-square floral paper pieces. Fold 12” strip around box, crackle side out; crease edges. Adhere paper to box with glue stick. Glue remaining paper pieces to back and bottom of box.

STEP 4

  • Attach brads to charms and adhere to front of box with glue spots; set aside.

STEP 5

  • Paint foam ball pink; let dry. Hot glue ball into top of box.

STEP 6

  • Following book instructions, make 24 large, 16 medium, and 16 small paper flowers. Sand edges and curl petals with skewer; assemble with glue spots. Attach large flowers to foam ball first, followed by medium and small flowers.

STEP 7

  • Apply glue spot to each brad end before inserting brads into bouquet.
for Craft Marketing Connections, Inc.
Lavender Floral Cube
Lavender Floral Cube