Nicole™ Crafts Flower Sand Bottle

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Flower Sand Bottle

This sand project is a great way for kids to make gifts for their loved ones or accessorize their rooms. Working with craft sand and Nicole Crafts acrylic containers is the ideal outside project that will allow a child to use his or her imagination and have fun layering all the different colors together to make fun designs. A super birthday party or camp project this summer!

Project Details

  • Level:easy
  • Time:1 to 1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Fill Bottle with sand as desired using funnel.
  • 2
    Cut 6 inch X 8 inch pieces of tissue paper in various colors. Place in three piles with six pieces of tissue paper in each pile.
  • 3
    Fold a pile of tissue paper accordion style in strips about 1 ½ inch wide. Continue folding until you have one final strip.
  • 4
    Place one end of a chenille stem around the center of the tissue paper strip and twist to secure.
  • 5
    Gently pull the layers of tissue paper up towards the center until all of the layers are pulled. Squish into a ball shape.
  • 6
    Repeat for two more flowers.
  • 7
    Twist the chenille stems of your tissue paper flowers together. Insert into the sand bottle.
  • 8
    Seal the sand bottle and chenille stems in place with hot glue.

Project Details

  • Level:easy
  • Time:1 to 1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Plastic Bottle 5 inch 104179507
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Emerald 104180318
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Blue 104180319
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Sun Yellow 104180323
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Bright Green 104180326
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 104134271
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Emerald 25 pcs. 104277479
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Small Funnel