Patriotic Topiaries

Materials

  • 3 inch Styrofoam Balls
  • Dowels
  • Clay Pots
  • Cardstock Red, White, Blue
  • 1 Inch Star Punch
  • Pearl Headed Corsage Pins
  • Washi tape
  • Floral Foam
  • Green Moss
  • Terracotta Pot

  1. Punch approximately 100 stars from each color of cardstock.
  2. Starting at the bottom and leaving a small space for the dowel, pin stars to ball, overlapping slightly and working around.
  3. Continue pinning stars to ball, row by row, until you reach the top. Pin one star to the top center of ball.
  4. Wrap dowel in washi tape, leaving about 2 inches clear at each end.
  5. Wrap top lip of pot with washi tape.
  6. Cut a piece of floral foam to fit inside pot.
  7. Insert dowel into ball, then into floral foam.
  8. Cover floral foam with green moss.


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