Paper

Silk Flower Pens

By  Ruth Gottmann & Abby Foster 

Materials

  • Round Stic pen (Bic)
  • Silk flower
  • Brown satin ribbon, 5/8”-wide, 8” length
  • White Marking Tag, 2-3/4”x1-1/16” (Avery)
  • Colored cardstock of choice

Tools

  • Pop-up Punch: Heart (Fiskars)
  • Zots Clear Adhesive Dots: Small (Therm O Web)
  • Pigmented Artist Quality Memory Book Marker: Dk. Brown (Marvy Uchida)
  • Green floral tape
  • Wire cutters
  • 1. Use wire cutters to carefully remove cap from pen top; discard. Starting next to pen tip, wrap floral tape around pen to top.
  • 2. Trim and insert flower stem into top opening; wrap with floral tape. Quick Tip: Use Zots to secure flower to pen if needed.
  • 3. Punch hearts from card stock; glue to tag. Write on tag as desired. Thread ribbon through tag hole; tie around pen.
  • More
  • 1. Give flower pens as bridal shower or party favors.
  • 2. Arrange flower pens in galvanized pails for cute table centerpieces.
  • 3. For a great gift idea, tie flower pen to a journal or stationery set.
  • 1. See project: GNI: Cupcake Buffet & Recipe to go along with this one.