Straw Flowers

By  Julie Streapy 

Kids, surprise Mom this Mother's Day with a special garden of flowers to let her know how much you care!

  • Straw Flowers
  • Closeup View


  • 2-1/2” clay pot
  • 2” plastic-foam ball
  • Crazy straw in choice of color
  • 3-1/4” pre-cut craft foam flower and flower center in choice of color
  • Green felt, scrap
  • 1/2 cup of deer moss


  • Thick craft glue
  • Acrylic Paint in color of choice (optional)

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, pencil, ruler
  • Note
  • 1. Materials listed are for one flower.
  • Flower
  • 1. Press plastic-foam ball into bottom of pot, securing firmly in place. Adhere deer moss to top of foam ball. Let dry.
  • 2. Adhere flower center to flower. Adhere 1" of top end of straw to back of assembled flower.
  • 3. Freehand cut leaves from green felt and adhere to each side of straw as desired.
  • 4. Insert bottom of straw into center of moss and foam ball.
  • Tip
  • 1. For extra pizazz, paint flower pots in bright colors!