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Summer Daisies

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Bring summer into your house! This fun floral arrangement will brighten your house and lighten your mood. In just a few steps you can delight in the pleasure of a lasting floral arrangement that will never need to be watered! Have fun and savor the summer!

Supplies

One – Desert Foam® dry foam 8″ half ball7 1/2″ diameter x 4″ tall paper mache box
Silver spray glitter*
Yellow daisy bush
12″ x 12″ double-sided green patterned cardstock paper*
1 yd. length of 3/8″ wide ribbon, yellow polka dot
25″ length of 7/8″ wide ribbon, plaid
Three 1 1/2″ nylon butterflies, light green
Glue stick
scissors
Design It® Foam Cutter or serrated knife
Design It® Floral Wire Cutter
ruler
pencil

Instructions

  1. Adhere paper. Measure and cut two pieces of paper 2 1/2″ x 12″ and cut two additional pieces 1 1/2″ x 12″.  Decide which side of paper to use for the top and bottom  of box. Adhere pieces to box with glue stick, aligning paper at top and bottom edges. (Photo A). Glue so that seams meet.
  2. Attach ribbon. Cut yellow polka dot ribbon into two 4 1/2″ lengths. Glue at vertical seams of paper, folding edges over at top rim and bottom of box. Glue plaid ribbon around box centering ribbon over horizontal seam of papers. With remaining yellow polka dot ribbon, center and glue over plaid ribbon. (Photo B).
  3. Prepare floral foam. Place flat side of floral foam on work surface. Use serrated knife to cut slices off bottom edge of floral foam, just enough to wedge into box. (Photo C).
  4. Insert daisies and butterflies. Cut daisy stems as needed and insert into foam in a row, leaving the bottom 2″ uncovered on both sides. (Photo D). Then fill in with remaining flowers, leaving bottom 2″ uncovered all around. Insert butterflies into arrangement. Insert floral foam into box and lightly spray arrangement with silver glitter spray. Let dry.

 

SOURCES

FloraCraft®
(800) 253-0409
One Longfellow Place
Ludington, MI 49431
www.floracraft.com

K & Company, LLC
(888) 244-2083
11125 N.W. Ambassador Drive
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64153
www.kandcompany.com

Elmer’s® Products, Inc.
(888) 435-6377
180 E Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
www.elmers.com

 

 

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