Crepe paper streamer rolls 2 for $1 (dollar store)
Floral wire - 16 gauge pkg. $1.99
Mod Podge glue
Hot glue gun
Bowl for shaping stems
Begin by dabbing mod podge on the end of a strip of crepe paper and wrapping it around floral wire, starting at the tip.
The entire length of the wire has to be covered with crepe paper several times, so I found it easy to first dip a brush into mod podge and brush it off on the wire while wrapping the crepe paper around.
Once satisfied with the thickness of the stems, let dry completely. Then arrange in a clockwise position. I originally cut out a two inch cardboard circle and hot glued the stems in place.
Then I placed a bowl on top and shape the wire over and up the bowl (sorry I didn't take a picture of this.) I removed the bowl and hot glued the stem tips together, one at a time, clockwise.
Once the hot glue cooled, I cut off the cardboard between the stems (I didn't like how it looked) and left a small round portion on the bottom. Then wrapped more crepe paper around each stem where the cardboard showed. I also glued strips of crepe paper around and between where the top stems came together.
And finally, arrange pansies on top and bottom for a sophisticated decorative spring look!
Thanks for stopping by
and take a little time to enjoy -
Happy Spring Crafting!