Mom’s Special Bloom

Materials

  • Terra cotta pot, 3”
  • Dowel, 1/4” diameter, 8” length
  • Craft foam: green, pink, yellow
  • Acrylic flat-backed rhinestones: pink heart, 3/4”; gold gems, 1/4”, five
  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Ball, 2”
  • Ribbon, 5/8”-wide: light green, green/white polka dot
  • Green tissue paper, scrap
  • Photo of choice

Tools

  • Acrylic paints: pink, light green
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, pencil, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface), clear sealer

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, paint flower pot pink. Paint dowel light green. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • Adhere green tissue paper around foam ball using tacky glue. Let dry. Press ball firmly inside pot. Insert end of dowel into center of ball. Remove dowel; apply tacky glue into hole and reinsert dowel. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Tie polka dot ribbon bow around top of pot. Adhere heart rhinestone on bow using tacky glue. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Print out patterns onto copy paper. Cut out patterns; trace patterns onto craft foam and cut out.

STEP 5

  • Adhere leaves onto dowel. Assemble flower and adhere onto top of dowel. Adhere gold gems to every other petal. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Trim 3-1/8” circle around photo. Adhere photo on center of flower. Let dry.

Tip

  • 1. Spray a light coat of clear sealer on flower and photo.
by Rebecca Spohn

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3339/90b3721d-4d21-4f65-89e4-d90dcd0dcac3.pdf



Mom’s Special Bloom
Mom’s Special Bloom