Textured Cube & Roses

Who would guess that this intriguing textured container is made from a foam cube and textured paper!  An easy affordable way to create the custom look you want.

Completion time – 2 hours

Designer – Diane Flowers


  • Cube, 5"
Other Materials
  • White, paintable textured wall covering (available
  • hardware stores)
  • Antique gold rub-on leafing
  • Red roses, 11
  • Bright green berries, four bunches
  • Green reindeer moss, one small bag
  • Red/gold ribbon: wire-edged organza, 2-1/2" x 1-1/
  • 5/8" x 1-1/6 yds.
  • Green floral wire
  • Floral pins
  • Floral pick, 4"


  • Floral shears
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Paper towels
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks


  • 1. Paying close attention to pattern placement,
    trace foam cube five times onto back of wall covering.
    Cut out squares. Glue squares to sides and bottom of cube.
  • 2. Following manufacturer's instructions, rub small
    amount of leafing over wall covering motifs to accent raised texture.
  • 3. Cut two 20" lengths from 5/8"-wide ribbon.
    Beginning and ending at center top of cube, wrap
    ribbons in opposite directions around cube sides; pin
    ends to secure. Use glue gun to completely cover top
    of cube with reindeer moss.
  • 4. Cut 6" length from wire. Shape 2-1/2"-wide ribbon length into six
    or more loops; wrap wire around center of bow, twisting ends together.
    Wrap wire around top of floral pick and insert 1" deep into center top of
    moss-covered cube.
  • 5. Use floral shears to trim rose stems and insert into top of cube
    around bow. Adjust bow loops to fill any gaps between roses.
  • 6. Trim berry stems and separate into smaller bunches. Insert berry
    bunches into foam between roses and around top edge of cube.
  • 7. If desired, remove floral stems one at a time, apply glue to ends,
    and reinsert into arrangement for added strength.