Cherries & Icing Ribbon Board

By  Kathleen George  for  The Dow Chemical Co.

size: 12"x24"

  • Cherries & Icing Ribbon Board


  • 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.


  • Glue gun and sticks

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, measuring tape
  • 1. Adults, help kids when using glue gun.
  • 2. Measure and cut 14"x26" batting rectangle. Position batting on plastic-foam sheet. Use glue gun to glue batting on sheet, overlapping edges.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 5. Use glue gun to glue ribbon lengths along sheet, wrapping edges on back of sheet. Let dry.
  • 6. For hanger, measure and cut 16" length from yellow/pink striped ribbon. Glue ends on back of sheet; tie ends into bow.