are very easy to make at a fraction of what it would cost
to buy them at a store. They make great pew and reception
decorations and a very cute for attendant of flower girls
to carry. I used white silk roses for this one but any type
of flower can be used but youll have to adjust the
number of flowers needed depending on the size of the flower
you pick. These instructions make one flower ball using
large sized roses. I got all my supplies at the dollar store
making this a very frugal craft! You can also change the
size of the ribbon used but for my needs I went with a thin
2 stems of silk flowers with six roses
on each ($1 per stem)
2 Styrofoam ball (pack of four for $1)
Glue sticks (pack of 20 for $1)
¼ ribbon ($1 for a 20 yard spool)
Remove flower heads from the stems.
2. Stick flower heads in the ball, evenly spaced to cover
the entire ball, press down a bit on each to leave a small
indent in the foam. This is your spacing and gluing guide.
3. After dry fitting the flowers put a dab of hot glue in
each hole, and then press in the flower, hold it for a second
or two till the glue sets up. Do this one flower at a time
till the ball is covered.
4. Cut a 24 long piece of ribbon and form a loop and
tie with a bow.
5. Attach the ribbon to the ball by parting the flowers
and using a dab of hot glue, hold the ribbon down while
it sets up
thats it! Youre finished a quick, easy and frugal
craft! Total cost is $4, compare that to $10 or more for
store bought flower balls. You can use a variety of flowers
to match your theme and use any colour you want! I made
twenty in a little less than an hour while watching The
can use any type of flowers: daisies, rosebuds or anything
else you like but flowers with open petals work best.