Paper

Topiary Wedding Set

for  Paper Salon

sizes: topiary, 21" tall; wire lid box, 1-1/4"x2-1/4"x2-1/4"; pillow box, 4-1/4" tall; invitation, 4-1/4"x5-1/2"; caddy (without handle), 4"x8"x11-1/2"; shakers, 3-1/2" tall

Materials

  • Wire lid box (Walnut Hollow)
  • 6 tin wire caddy
  • Salt and pepper shakers
  • Terracotta pot
  • Craft foam ball, 5-1/2”
  • Petal card base*, 4-1/4”x5-1/2”
  • Cardstock*: Coffee Bean; Petal; Sky; Flamingo
  • Bloom patterned papers*
  • Bloom Tag Sheet*
  • Light pink tulle (Hirschberg & Schultz)
  • Ribbon: pink/brown gingham (KI Memories); pink striped; green striped; yellow polka dot; green polka dot, 1-1/2” (May Arts)
  • Butterfly buttons, four (JHB International)
  • Pearl-headed straight pins
  • Pearl beads (Darice)
  • Dowel, 3/8”, 16”

Tools

  • Stamps*: “you’re invited” (#1806-C); Bloom Builder Tailored Tin, flower; Baby Equations Tailored Tin, “Sweet”
  • Ink pads*: Coffee Bean; Flamingo
  • Acrylic paints: pink; yellow
  • Sponge brush
  • Mod Podge découpage medium: regular; sparkle (Plaid)
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Sewing machine & pink thread
  • Flower pot punch (Emagination Craft, Inc.)
  • Pillow box die cut (AccuCut)
  • Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Floral foam
  • Artificial moss
  • *Products by Paper Salon
  • Topiary
  • 1. Paint pot pink and dowel yellow; let dry.
  • 2. Wrap green polka dot ribbon around top edge of pot; adhere. Stamp "Sweet" on oval Bloom Tag; adhere to ribbon covering ends.
  • 3. Place floral foam inside pot. Press dowel down into center. Fill pot, covering floral foam with moss.
  • 4. Cut enough flowers to cover craft foam ball; fold in fours and unfold. Use pearl-headed pins to attach centers of flowers to craft foam ball until covered, except for 1" circle at bottom. Press bottom of flower covered ball onto top of dowel.
  • 5. Tie several-loop bow from yellow polka dot ribbon; pin to bottom of flower covered ball. Leave two long ribbon ends hanging down; trim ends in "v".
  • Wire Lid Box Favor
  • 1. Paint inside of box and wire lid pink; let dry.
  • 2. Cut patterned paper to fit outside of box; follow manufacturer's instructions on Sparkle Mod Podge to adhere. Apply coat over papers and to painted lid.
  • 3. Wrap treats in tulle and stuff inside box.
  • 4. Cut flower from patterned paper; adhere pearl to center. Adhere flower to top center of lid and adhere button to center of each side of box.
  • Pillow Box Favor
  • 1. Follow die cut manufacturer's instructions to cut pillow box from patterned paper; fold and adhere.
  • 2. Cut striped paper stripe to fit across width of pillow box front; trim top and bottom edges with decorative-edge scissors.
  • 3. Cut flower from patterned paper; adhere pearl to center. Adhere flower to center of striped strip.
  • Invitation
  • 1. Cut 4-7/8"x5-1/4" piece from Confetti Dots paper; adhere to pink card front.
  • 2. Cut 3"x4-3/4" piece from Flamingo card stock. Use Coffee Bean ink to stamp "you're invited" to top. Adhere centered on card front.
  • 3. Cut 2-3/4"x3-1/4" piece from Sky cardstock; adhere to bottom of Flamingo cardstock.
  • 4. Punch flower pot from Coffee Bean cardstock; tie pink striped ribbon bow around center and adhere to bottom center of Sky cardstock. Cut two short lengths from green striped ribbon for stems; adhere sticking out from flower pot. Use Flamingo ink to stamp two flowers on Petal cardstock; cut out and adhere to tops of stems.
  • Buffet Caddy
  • 1. Paint caddy, including handle, and tins pink; let dry.
  • 2. Cut patterned papers to fit around outside of each tin. Trim top and bottom edges with decorative-edge scissors. Follow manufacturer's instructions on Mod Podge to adhere papers to tins, overlapping ends at back or sides.
  • 3. Cut two flowers from patterned paper; push straight pin through flower center to attach one to each end of handle.
  • 4. Tie tulle around base of caddy and around each side of handle, under flower.
  • Salt & Pepper Shakers
  • 1. Cut two 4"x6-3/4" pieces from Dainty Pink Stripe paper. Trim top and bottom edges with decorative-edge scissors.
  • 2. Cut four 1/2"x6-3/4" strips from Confetti Dot paper. Machine zigzag stitch down center of each strip.
  • 3. Adhere two stitched strips, 1/2" apart, to each striped paper strip. Wrap around each shaker, adhere, overlapping ends at back.
  • 4. Cut out two pink flower from patterned paper; adhere one to front of each shaker.
  • 5. Adhere ribbon around top of each shaker; trim to fit.