Spring Flower Topiary Tutorial

by katie
Hey, there! It’s been a couple of days since I’ve been around, but I have a great little girly craft to show you today. Over the weekend, my daughter and I went over to the dollar store and bought some supplies to make this cute artificial flower topiary. I thought she needed something to jazz up her dresser. This came out so cute! I love it

Total cost of this project was about $6. I think I might do one more so I can have two on either side.
What you will need:

  • Artificial flower bunches (The amount you need depends on the size you make. I bought 2 bunches totaling 12 flowers.)
  • Styrofoam ball. (I made my own out of two flat circle floral foam since I couldn’t find the balls.)
  • A glass candle stick
  • Craft glue
  • Ribbon
  • Feather butterflies (optional)

What to do:
  • This is what the floral foam looked like after I glued them together and shaped it into a ball with a kitchen knife. This was the most time consuming part. I suggest a styrofoam ball so it won’t take as long.
  • I then placed the flowers into the foam for placement. I then removed them and applied glue to the ends. After gluing, I placed them back in the holes. 
  • When the flowers were all glued in, I cut the ribbon to tie on the bottom. This is optional, but I thought it looked so cute. 
  • The butterfly is also optional, but I figured since her room is butterflied out, there’s no reason why I can’t add one more, right?

This is the end result:

Thanks for joining me on this great little crafting adventure. I would love to see yours!

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19 comments

Cristina's Beauty Box April 26, 2014 - 9:01 am

This looks so cute! Soon I'll be moving and I'll have more decoration freedom so I am looking for cute DIY ideas 🙂 Thank you for sharing on Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party 🙂

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Heidi Fuqua April 28, 2014 - 9:16 am

That turned out so cute! Visiting from Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party.

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Kate Lynn April 28, 2014 - 11:35 am

Thanks for visiting!

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LV March 7, 2015 - 1:08 am

Never go into crafting. but enjoy seeing what others create. You did a super job and looks so nice,

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Kate Lynn March 7, 2015 - 1:10 am

Thank you!

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Our Pinteresting Family March 7, 2015 - 1:21 am

Super cute!

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Kate Lynn March 7, 2015 - 2:44 am

Thank you!

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Lisa Ehrman March 9, 2015 - 4:10 am

I really like this Spring design 🙂

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Kate Lynn March 19, 2015 - 11:29 am

Thank you, Lisa!

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Lisa Huff March 9, 2015 - 5:58 am

HI Kate, this is soooo adorable! I'm visiting from Inspiration Monday link party and love this. I also cohost the Something to Talk About Link Party with 6 other bloggers and it goes live tomorrow morning Monday at 6am est and would LOVE for you to come and link this up (or when you've had coffee and are awake….lol). Thank you and have a great week, Lisa at Concord Cottage http://www.Concordcottage.com

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Kate Lynn March 19, 2015 - 11:30 am

Hi, Lisa! I'm sorry I missed your party this week. I just went through my comments now. 🙁 I'll keep you in mind this week and party! I promise!

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robin lorraine williamson March 9, 2015 - 10:01 pm

love it so cool even I can do it thanks for sharing at frugal crafty home have a great day

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Kate Lynn March 19, 2015 - 11:31 am

Thank you, Robin!

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Beverly Roderick March 18, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Very pretty! It's amazing what can be done with dollar store crafting items. Thanks for sharing on the Spring Craft Blog Hop.

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Kate Lynn March 19, 2015 - 11:31 am

🙂

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Erlene A March 22, 2015 - 8:34 am

That's such a cute flower topiary and easy to make too!

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The Pin Junkie March 23, 2015 - 4:18 pm

Thank you for sharing this beautiful topiary at The Pin Junkie. It's being featured today in a spring and Easter round up.

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Renee Cheatham March 23, 2015 - 6:05 pm

Love how sweet and feminine this is! The butterfly makes the perfect extra touch to it!

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Bel MumsTakeFive March 30, 2015 - 11:37 am

Thanks for sharing with us for The Sunday Brunch Magazine, So nice to see you, Bel & Eliza x

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