Paper Packages Centerpiece

Materials

  • Styrofoam brand foam (The Dow Chemical Co.): cubes, 3” and 5”; block, 2”x4”x8”
  • Patterned papers: one sheet blue; two sheets green; one sheet pink
  • Coordinating specialty fibers
  • Cream mini roses, 11

Tools

  • Serrated knife and candle stub or paraffin
  • Floral shears and pins
  • Tombow Mono Aqua Glue Pen (Tombow)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Wax serrated knife with candle stub or paraffin. Measure and cut foam block to 2”x4”x6”.

STEP 2

  • Trace each side of foam shape onto backside of appropriate paper. Cut out and glue shapes to foam; let dry completely.

STEP 3

  • Wrap shapes with fibers; secure ends to top of each “package” with floral pins. Trim excess fiber.

STEP 4

  • Use floral shears to trim flower stems to 1” lengths; use glue gun to glue flowers to tops of packages.

More

  • 1. Go glitzy! Replace roses with small clusters of glass ball ornaments and fiber with metallic cording.
  • 2. Make it quick! Wrap foam shapes with holiday gift wrap you already have on hand.
  • 3. Try white-on-white papers for chic wintertime wedding décor.
by Diane Flowers for The Dow Chemical Company
Paper Packages Centerpiece
Paper Packages Centerpiece