Bright Holiday Topiary

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Cone, 12”
  • Muslin fabric, 1/2 yd.
  • Assorted holiday fabric scraps
  • Assorted holiday trims: ribbon, lace, organza, rick rack

Tools

  • Straight pins
  • White craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • Tear muslin into 1” strips. Wrap strips around foam cone until completely covered, pinning each end to secure.

STEP 2

  • Cut 2” muslin square; drape and pin over tip of cone.

STEP 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.

STEP 4

  • Wrap lace and ribbon around cone, tying or gluing in place.

STEP 5

  • Tear organza into 1-1/2” strips; tie around cone. Tie rick rack around cone. Trim ends as needed.

Tip

  • 1. Look for a charming Valentine variation of this centerpiece in the February 2013 issue of Crafts ’n things, on newsstands now.
by Rebekah Meier for The Dow Chemical Co.
Bright Holiday Topiary
Bright Holiday Topiary