Happy Bouquet

Materials

  • Clay pot
  • Wooden flowers
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Lynden patterned papers (Scenic Route Paper)
  • White smooth finish card stock (Prism Paper)
  • Chipboard (Frances Meyer)
  • Ink Ribbon (Prima Marketing)
  • Tulip Fashion Glitter (Duncan): Pink Jewel
  • STYROFOAM brand foam disc (Dow)

Tools

  • Gesso Spray (Krylon)
  • Ocean Breeze Indoor/Outdoor Spray Paint (Krylon)
  • Clear Matte Finish (Krylon)
  • Fall Festival stamp (Unity Stamp Co.)
  • ColorBox ink pads (Clearsnap): Razzberry Pink; Turquoise
  • Tulip Fashion Glitter Bond (Duncan)
  • Aleene’s (Duncan): Fabric Fusion Permanent Dry Cleanable Fabric Adhesive; Clear Gel Tacky Glue

Directions

STEP 1

  • Wash and dry pot.

STEP 2

  • Apply Gesso Spray. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Spray paint pot Ocean Breeze. Let dry. Apply additional coats as needed.

STEP 4

  • Apply Matte Finish.

STEP 5

  • Glue disc inside pot and ribbon around rim.

STEP 6

  • Spray paint skewers and flowers. Sand any rough spots and re-apply paint. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • Trace flowers onto back of decorative paper; cut out and adhere to flowers. Sand and ink edges Turquoise.

STEP 8

  • Glue skewers to flower backs.

STEP 9

  • Insert skewers into foam disc.

STEP 10

  • Ink chipboard flower. Heat set ink. Apply Glitter Bond onto flower; sprinkle with glitter. Tap off excess glitter. Use Razzberry Pink ink to stamp “happy” on flower opening. Adhere flower to pot.
by Niki Meiners
Happy Bouquet
Happy Bouquet