Patriotic Flower Planter

Patriotic Flower Planter
Flower Planter

Free Patriotic Craft Projects - Floral Planter

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What you Need: American Home Decor 4" wooden heart with tin stars; Delta Ceramcoat Acrylic Paints in re, white and blue; 1 #2 round paint brush; 1- 5" terra cotta planter pot; 10 sprigs of Garden Gate Designs flowers (red, white and blue) clusters; 18" of 7/8" wide America's Ribbon (with God Bless America printed on it); hot glue gun; 1 round of Styrofoam or florists clay to fit inside pot.

What to do:

1. Using #2 round paint brush, paint heart as shown in photo. Paint entire flat section of heart blue, carefully paint around the tin stars. Alternate stripes on front of heart in red and white. Allow to dry.

2. Glue ribbon around top rim of planter as shown in photo above. Be sure to have the entire phrase "God Bless America" centered in front of pot. Trim ribbon ends.

3. Glue Styrofoam or florists clay to inside bottom of pot.

4. Use wire hanger on heart to clamp onto front rim of pot. When centered properly, bend wire to inside of pot so it hangs as desired. Glue wire to rim of pot to keep securely in place.

5. Arrange flowers as desired by pushing the sprig stems into the Styrofoam or florist's clay.

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