STYROFOAM brand foam crafts

Tulip & Moss Planters

Do a double take - this 'stainless steel' planter is made from paper and a block of STYROFOAM™ Brand foam. Add your choice of flowers top with moss and you're ready to go.
   Completion Time - 
1-2 hours
   Designer - 

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Blocks: four 2"x 4"x 8"
Other Materials
  • Scrapbook papers, four 12" x 12", hammered metal finish
  • Silk tulips, six white and four light green
  • reindeer moss, one bag

Tools

  • Floral shears
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Floral pins
  • Low temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Thick, white craft glue

Instructions

  • 1. Use floral pins and low temp glue to glue together twofoam blocks, forming a 4" x 4" x 8" base. Repeat with tworemaining blocks of STYROFOAM™brand foam.
  • 2. Cut from scrapbook papers four, 4" x 4" x 9" strips andfour, 4" x 4" squares. Adhere paper to front and back of foamblock; fold ends of each paper strip around corners and adhereends to sides. Glue 4" x 4" square on each side.
  • 3. Trim the stems of the tulips to approximately 8" to 9" andinsert them into the top of the base. Trim leaves and addbetween tulips to fill in. Use hot glue to secure the tulips.
  • 4. Fill in top of planter with reindeer moss.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Tulip Wall ArtSilver & Green Wired SphereFaux Grass Planter