Cherries & Icing Ribbon Board

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam: 24"x12"x1" sheet
  • Cupcake-print cotton fabric, 1/2 yd.
  • Batting, 14"x26"
  • Straight pins
  • Pink/green polka dot ribbon, 2 yds.
  • Yellow/pink striped ribbon, 1 yd.

Tools

  • Glue gun and sticks

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, measuring tape

Directions

STEP 1

  • Adults, help kids when using glue gun.

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut 14"x26" batting rectangle. Position batting on plastic-foam sheet. Use glue gun to glue batting on sheet, overlapping edges.

STEP 3

  • Measure and cut 16"x28" cupcake-print rectangle. Position plastic-foam sheet on fabric with batting side facing wrong side of fabric. Fold fabric over edges; pinning fabric onto back of plastic-foam sheet.

STEP 4

  • Position sheet with right-side facing on work surface. Measure and cut four pink/green polka dot ribbon lengths, spacing evenly, diagonally across board. Repeat process cutting four more lengths, spacing evenly, diagonally across board in other direction.

STEP 5

  • Use glue gun to glue ribbon lengths along sheet, wrapping edges on back of sheet. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • For hanger, measure and cut 16" length from yellow/pink striped ribbon. Glue ends on back of sheet; tie ends into bow.
by Kathleen George for The Dow Chemical Co.
Cherries & Icing Ribbon Board
Cherries & Icing Ribbon Board