FloraCraft® Witch Topiary

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by Dondi Richardson, FloraCraft® Design Team

FloraCraft® Witch Topiary

The FloraCraft® Witch Topiary is "tops" when it comes to scary Halloween shapes!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut two, 10 inch lengths of White mesh. Lay them together centered over the top of the ball. Wrap the White mesh tightly down around the ball securing the ends to the ball with floral pins. Carefully use the heat gun to “shrink” the mesh around the ball. Holding the gun too closely will melt the mesh. The heat will shrink and tighten the mesh around the ball.
  • 2
    Using the wire cutters, cut the dowel in half. Insert the end of the dowel into the ball about 2 inch at the bottom. Remove the dowel and cover the end with glue. Reinsert the dowel into the hole in the ball to secure. Glue the 5 inch cube into the urn or container.
  • 3
    Cut three, 2 yard lengths of White mesh and tightly tie around the dowel at the bottom of the ball. Pull all the ends of the White mesh towards the front of the dowel. Cut three, 2-1/2 yard lengths of Black mesh and tie them around the dowel at the bottom of the ball. Pull all the ends of the Black mesh to the back of the dowel for the cape.
  • 4
    Glue to secure the opposite end of the dowel into the center of the 5 inch cube.
  • 5
    Tie a bow with the sheer Black ribbon around the neck. Glue two strips of Orange sheer ribbon to the hat to embellish. Glue the hat to the head.
  • 6
    Fill the top of the container with lengths of white mesh to conceal the cube.
  • 7

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Block 5 inch x 5 inch x 5 inch 104179420
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Ball 4 inch 104685918
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic Black 104570297
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic White Iridescent 104570301
  • Witch Hat 9 inch
  • Morex Organdy Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 10 yard Black 104193120
  • Morex Organdy Ribbon 5/8 inch x 20 yard Orange 104442530
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Dowel 5/8 inch x 36 inch 104146736
  • Panacea™ Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Embossing/Craft Heat Tool 104090758
  • Large Urn or Container
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Heat Gun
  • Scissors
  • Nicole™ Crafts Floral Greening Pins 50 pc. 104186729