On a budget? DIY flower cubes!

I found these on a search for something else.  Aren't they just so cute?  They'd be great for a DIY outdoor wedding! You can line them up in the middle of a long rectangular table.  Just thought it might inspire someone.


 


Hipster Gerbera Daisy Cubes


 


Hipster Gerbera Daisy Cubes
Designed by: Diane Flowers


Typical Project Completion Time: 1-2 hours












Materials Needed








STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
Cubes, 3", five


Other Materials:
Black-and-white decorative papers, 8"x8", six sheets**
White card stock, 8"x8", two sheets
Foam flower stamps
Black pigment ink pad
Hot pink silk gerbera daisies, five
Bright green reindeer moss
Pencil
Ruler
Paper trimmer
Scissors
Craft knife with sharp blade
Wire cutters or craft snip
Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
Thick, white craft glue


**Note:  This design easily adapts to your own sense of style and you can substitute your choice of papers.












Instructions



















1. Use black ink to stamp white paper with assorted foam flower images. To vary color intensity, first stamp image onto scrap paper or paper towel to remove some ink before stamping white paper.
2. For each foam cube, use scissors or paper trimmer to cut six 3" squares from a variety of papers.
3. Spread thin, even coat of glue onto one side of first foam cube. Adhere paper square, smoothing with fingers to ensure good contact. Repeat to cover all cubes with paper, varying patterns so cubes are look different; let dry.
4. Use glue gun to glue moss to tops of cubes; trim excess with scissors.
5. Trim daisy stems to various lengths, 5" to 6" long. Apply hot glue to stem ends and insert into center tops of cubes; let dry.

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 3:14 pm
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oh wow!! those ARE cute! like little black and white rubiks cubes!

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 3:16 pm
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i bet if anyone wanted, they could even mix-n-match the sizes of the cubes right???

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 3:16 pm
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That is Bomb!!!!

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 3:20 pm
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Yup, imagination is the limit.  They can mix and match the sizes, flowers, colors...you name it!

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 3:28 pm
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ohh cute!!! i am seeing to much stuff! and have 4 weeks left & i wont be changing my mind!

Posted on October 1, 2008 at 3:33 pm

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