How to Make a Mini Rose Topiary

2 Hours
Maybe it has something to do with my short stature,
but, I have always had a thing for miniatures.
My momma always told me “Good things come in small packages”.
(which I whole-heartily believed)

The Mini Rose Topiary is a project that can be easily adapted to make larger topiaries.
I just happen to like mine mini.
How to make a Mini Rose Topiary Here’s what I used: (*affiliate link)

•Mini Paper Roses (I used approx. 60 mini roses)
•4″ wooden dowel (approx. the width of a Tinker Toy stick)
•green acrylic paint
•fast drying craft glue
•small wood spool
•red and cream ticking material
•crinkle ribbon
•small wood heart
1. Spray Roses and small wood heart with the mist-able paint.
Allow plenty of time to dry.
2. Paint the 2″ Smoothfoam Ball and the wood dowel with the green acrylic paint.

3. Poke hole into the end of the 2″ ball.
Squirt a little glue in the hole and insert the painted dowel.
4. Starting at the top of the ball. Glue roses, one by one, onto the ball with a fast drying glue until covered. After the rose ball is formed, you may want to go back and re-mist the flowers for additional coverage.
Top of Topiary
5. Cover the wood spool with the ticking material and glue the end in place. Tie a small piece of crinkle ribbon around the ticking and glue the wood heart on top.

6. Insert rose topiary into the small wood spool. TIP: Try making a topiary using larger Smoothfoam balls and silk flowers inserted into a pail, vase or containers.
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