Bright Holiday Topiary

By  Rebekah Meier  for  The Dow Chemical Co.

size: 12" tall

  • Bright Holiday Topiary


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


  • Straight pins
  • White craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • 1. Tear muslin into 1" strips. Wrap strips around foam cone until completely covered, pinning each end to secure.
  • 2. Cut 2" muslin square; drape and pin over tip of cone.
  • 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.
  • 4. Wrap lace and ribbon around cone, tying or gluing in place.
  • 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.