FloraCraft Pencil Posies

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FloraCraft Pencil Posies

Everyone needs things to write with, so consider making the FloraCraft Pencil Posies for someone special. The recipient will think of you, and thank you for your thoughtfulness, a lot!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    To make flat base, cut 1 inch slice off of ball. To make a temporary handle for painting ball, insert old pencil or pointed dowel into center of flat base. Paint ball with two light coats Sour Apple. Let dry. Remove handle.
  • 3
    Use paper punch to make hole in center of six 1-1/2 inch diameter flowers. Refer to photo to arrange and use glue spots to attach six flowers to top of ball. Carefully insert pointed end of one pencil vertically into center of one flower. Then insert remaining pencils at slight angles into remaining flowers.
  • 4
    Plan pencil flowers by placing 2 inch flowers centered on 3 inch flowers to make a total of six flowers. Use glue spots to attach flower layers.
  • 5
    Use circle cutter (with center point protector so there is no hole in photo) to cut 1-1/2 inch diameter circle around faces in photos. Use glue spots to attach photos to center of flowers.
  • 6
    Arrange and use glue spots to attach face/flowers to tops of pencils.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 6 inch 104183647
  • FloraCraft Crafts Styro Cutter With 2 Additional Wires 104186315
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheets (consider using several different colors as you make your own flowers)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655 (2)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Shader 4 104464125
  • McGill Hole Punch Round 1/4 inch x 2 inch 104094611
  • EKSuccess Circle Scissor Pro 104515586
  • EKSuccess 3-D Dots Adhesive Foam Discs 104087619
  • New Sharpened Pencils (6)
  • Photos (6)
  • Ruler
  • Old Pencil (or Scraps from an old Dowel)