Easy Dish Flowers

3 Materials
15 Minutes

Inexpensive and easy dish flowers for your garden!

You'll need:

Thrift store dishes & candle holders
Pick how you want your dishes to go together.
Glue them with a glue of your choice - I recommend either silicone or E6000. Let dry completely.
Glue your skewers onto the back of your dishes.
Let dry completely.
Place them in your flower pot or garden.
For larger dish flowers, all you need to do is glue your dishes together and let dry.
On the back I have flattened a spoon and bent it.
I glued the flat part of the spoon to the dish, and put the bend part of the spoon in a pipe in my flower pot.
Place them in a garden or flower pot to enjoy.
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  • Karen
    on Aug 1, 2019

    Made several...love them BUT how do you keep the plate/flower from swerving back and forth once you have put the spoon handle into the hollow "pole"...?

    • Barb
      on Jul 22, 2020

      Rather than use a spoon holder, I used a glass salt shaker, 2 for a $1.00 at Dollar Tree. Shaker fits on 1/2 metal pipe. Glued shaker

      near top of back side of plate. Placing shaker at top plate is better balance, keeps plate from drooping. I used E-6000 glue. Also cut pipe different lengths for stems.

  • Yvonne lewis
    Yvonne lewis
    on Oct 10, 2019

    what are the candle holders for ?? they are not shown in the project

  • Debbied
    on Jun 28, 2020

    My flowers always fall off. The heat is the culprit I am thinking. I have used e6000 and silicone. I haven't tried both together. Perhaps Ill try that I have also tried to reinforce with duct tape. Any suggestions are welcome!! Debbied

    • Crafty
      on Feb 21, 2021

      I’ve used locktite super glue. This stuff is extremely strong

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