STYROFOAM brand foam crafts

Framed Orchid Wall Art

For dramatic floral looks made easy begin with a foam frame cut to size. Cover frame with the most gorgeous papers and permanent botanicals you can find.
   Completion Time - 
1 hour
   Designer - 
Diane Flowers

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Block, 18" x 12" x 1"
Other Materials
  • Cream orchid stems, two
  • Silver wood-grain gift wrap

Tools

  • Floral shears or wire cutters
  • Serrated knife
  • Candle stub or paraffin
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Thick, white craft glue

Instructions

  • 1. Wax serrated knife with candle stub or paraffin. Measureand mark an 8" x 14" rectangle in center of foam block; cutout to create 2"-thick frame.
  • 2. Place frame on wrong side of wrapping paper, leaving atleast 1-1/2" all around. Trace frame onto paper. Cut out paper1-1/2" beyond traced lines, outside and inside frame edges.
  • 3. Center and glue paper to frame front and sides, wrappingexcess paper around to back. Slit paper corners to foam edgeand fold neatly to back of frame; glue to secure.
  • 4.Use floral shears to trim orchid stems to 2" long; insertstems at angle into inside bottom edge of frame. Spot gluestems to secure.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Tuscan Wall ArtChocolate Flower Wall ArtGreen-and-Gold Square Wreath