Virginia B
Virginia B
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  • Fayetteville, GA

Plaster Of Paris Flowers

5 Materials
1 Hours

Create faux porcelain flowers with this easy technique using Dollar Store silk flowers.
plaster of paris flowers
Cut the stems of the flowers to about 2-3 inches long.
plaster of paris flowers
Mix the plaster of paris and dip the flower into the mixture. Dip a few of the leaves, too.
plaster of paris flowers
Let the excess plaster of paris drip off of the flower.
plaster of paris flowers
Lay the flowers on wax paper and allow to dry. Once dry, the flowers may be painted if you want them to be another color.
plaster of paris flowers
Cut the stem as close to the flower as possible.
plaster of paris flowers
Use E6000 to glue the flowers and leaves to any surface.
plaster of paris flowers
They're a beautiful touch added to simple canisters.
plaster of paris flowers
Make lots of flowers! You'll want to put them on everything!

Suggested materials:

  • Plaster of Paris  (Craft store)
  • Faux Flowers  (Dollar Store)
  • Wire Cutters  (Home Improvement Store)
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3 of 55 questions
  • Tho34080366
    on Sep 15, 2018

    Yes I'm going to try this,but how would you hang them on the wall

    • Virginia B
      on Sep 15, 2018

      I've never hung any on the wall. You could try gluing some type of hanger to the back. You would need really strong glue. Let me know how it works if you try it.

  • Cho20889622
    on Sep 18, 2018

    Can I make bigger flowers, maybe out of card stock paper then add the mixture?

    • Virginia B
      on Sep 18, 2018

      I haven't done it using card stock but you could try it. My only concern would be that the paper would soak up the moisture and not keep its shape. If you try it, let me know how it works.

  • Julie Blinco
    17 hours ago

    what kind of paint do you use?

    • Virginia B
      3 hours ago

      I used Dixie Belle Paint to paint the lids of the jars. I used the color Drop Cloth and it was an exact match to the plaster so I didn't paint the flowers.

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  • Kar14869648
    on Sep 4, 2018

    Yes I will try this usually use thin cement then paint

    thank you

  • Thank you Virginia for putting this project up. I too want to make this. As soon as I move into my new home I'll give it a try.

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