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Colorful Garden Topiary

By: Diane Flowers for STYROFOAMâ„¢ Brand Foam

This bright and colorful garden topiary will brighten up any room. Keep away the winter blues with beautiful silk flowers that you can mix and match based on what you like best.

See this project and more in 27 Topiary Craft Projects.

Colorful Garden Topiary

Materials:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • Block, 8" x 4" x 2"
    • Cone, 18" x 5"
    • Wreath, 10" x 2" x 2"
  • Silk flowers: large red gerbera daisies, six; pink/white gerberas, three; pink/red hydrangeas, three
  • Moss: bright green; medium green
  • Sturdy branch or bark-covered wooden dowel, 11" long
  • Metal container, 7" tall
  • Serrated knife
  • Candle stub or paraffin
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Floral shears or wire cutters
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Thick, white craft glue

Steps:

  1. Wax serrated knife with candle stub or paraffin. Trim foam block to fit in bottom of container; use glue gun to secure. Cut large end from foam cone and push snugly into top of container; glue to secure. Save top of cone for another project.
     
  2. Use glue gun to cover surface of foam wreath with bright green moss.
     
  3. Use floral shears to trim all stems to 2" long. Refer to photo to glue and insert stems into wreath.
     
  4. Insert branch or dowel into center bottom of wreath; glue to secure. Glue opposite end into center of foam-filled container.
     
  5. Use glue gun to cover surface of foam in container with medium green moss.


®™ Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow. For more project ideas, please see styrofoamstyle.com.
 

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