Thursday, February 17, 2011

An update to my Topiary tutorial

I have another example of a super easy way to create a prim topiary. I actually came across this way on accident. I was going through my floral stash to see if I could get rid of some things and I had a lot of stems with a few flowers or berries on them. I looked at the stem and thought to myself, this would be great for a topiary. So, with my scraps I created this little gem.

I used a stem from a faux berry branch that I had stripped of berries. A few stray sprigs of greenary. And some brown floral tape.

 I first cut the stem to the size I needed. Next I took the stray floral sprigs and floral tape and taped them to the top of the stem. Stuck it in a pot I already had and added some grass to the top.

And there you have it. A cute little prim topiary that was SUPER EASY to make. And all you need is some scraps you may have laying around like I did. So, save those floral stems!!!!



Tammy ~ A Primitive Place said...

What a wonderful idea.
You did a fabulous job.
Looks great!

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

Fabulous idea Gen, thanks for sharing! Deb

Debbie said...

It looks great Gen! How are things going there? Wish you were here to help me with the bouquets I need to do. :)


bittersweetandprim said...

What a great idea, thanks for sharing with me. I just found your blog and loved it so that is why I am your newest follower! Now I am off to look around some more, stop by and visit me sometime!

Dana~HomespunTreasures said...

Gen I LOVE this topiary!! You are good at these you should add some to your Etsy shop!!! I would but one!:) Hope you have a great weekend!!


Anonymous said...

And viola! a topiary is created!

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