STYROFOAM brand foam crafts

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

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Cube, 5"
Other Materials
  • White, paintable textured wall covering (available by the roll in most
  • 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 1-1/3 yds.; satin/sheer,
  • 5/8" x 1-1/6 yds.
  • Green floral wire
  • Floral pins
  • Floral pick, 4"

Tools

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

Instructions

  • 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 smallamount 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, wrapribbons in opposite directions around cube sides; pinends to secure. Use glue gun to completely cover topof cube with reindeer moss.
  • 4. Cut 6" length from wire. Shape 2-1/2"-wide ribbon length into sixor 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 ofmoss-covered cube.
  • 5. Use floral shears to trim rose stems and insert into top of cubearound bow. Adjust bow loops to fill any gaps between roses.
  • 6. Trim berry stems and separate into smaller bunches. Insert berrybunches 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.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Red Rose HeartBoldly Blooming CenterpieceVintage Santa Rose Vase