Thursday, November 4, 2010

Topiary Moss Frame




Loved this idea from Crafts & Sutch so I went and got things from Michaels to try and do something similar. I already had a frame and scrapbook paper so I just needed the moss and the ribbon. I actually had bought this burlap roll while I was there and ended up using it so it worked out.

I couldn't decide what shape I wanted to cut the moss into....First I started playing...this idea had good intentions but it ended up looking like a pitchfork

Then my hubby suggested a 4 leaf clover, that didn't work out.....

Then I thought of a simple shape, and what I could do with it...

  • I cut the circle of moss.
  • Then I cut a strip of burlap, wrapped it on each side and hot glued it onto the scrapbook paper. Then hot glued the moss.
  • Then I used a couple of strips of tan ribbon as the "trunk" of the topiary and hot glued them at the top and the bottom.
  • I hot glued a little brown ribbon.
  • And lastly I hot glued the big brown ribbon to hang it from.

It's cute, I like the way it turned out :) Though the bottom is not perfectly straight and it's bugging me just a teeeeny bit.

And it did make quite a mess.....




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2 comments:

Hanna said...

Hi! I am your newest follower! I found you on the crafty link up:) Your blog is lovely!! Great idea!!

Hanna from www.bouffeebambini.blogspot.com

Amy Pearce said...

Thank you & Thanks for following! :)