Cotton Topiary

The manufacture of topiary has already become a passion for many creative people. You, too, can fully master this science, and for this you do not need to acquire any new creative tools and unusual materials. It is quite possible to make a topiary of wadded disks,

Topiary from wadded disks

Topiary from wadded disks

armed with packing of English pins and watercolors.

Materials for crafts

Materials for crafts

Topiary even a child will be able to make their own hands from wadded disks if someone from adults helps him a little.

First of all, we are We have one disc in two parts.

 Split disc

Split disc

At the base of one of the parts we make a small vertical cut.

 Make a cut

Make a cut

We twist this part into a snail, fix it with a safety pin.With the help of PVA glue or glue gun around the resulting shell we attach the second half of the disc. We have a miniature rosette.

 Twist and fasten with a pin

Twist and pin it with a pin

So, using pins and glue, turn a solid stack of discs into roses.

 Rosette from a wadded disk

Rosette from a cotton disc

Ka house of flowers attach color brush put on their petals watercolor. It is not necessary to paint the entire surface of the flower petal: it is enough to mark the color with several juicy strokes.

 We paint the rosette

We paint the rosette

Let's start another kind of work. We take the next disc and cut it across, into two halves. We glue the ends of the cut with each other.

 We glue the parts of the disk

Glue the partsdrive

We have a flower petal.

 Petal

Petal

With the help of watercolor Give it a soft emerald hue. We make several such petals.

 Coloring the petal

Coloring the petal

Connect the petals with flowers with English pins, fix them on a small foam ball .

Fixing pins

Fixing pins

Gently attach the next batch of flowers and petals next.

 We continue to fix the flowers

We continue to fix the flowers

Thus, we cover the entire surface of the ball with a flower carpet.

Paint the stick.

Color

Staining

Attaching the stick to the ball. We take one more same ball and with a clerical knife we ​​cut off the upper part of it. It turns out the cup.

 Cut the ball

Cut the ball

We insert into it the trunk of our tree, we place the whole structure in a large ceramic mug.From above we decorate with sisal or decorative chips.

 We fix the ball with the tree

We fix the ball with a tree

On the edge of the mug we plant a bright butterfly or some funny animal.

We decorate the crafts

We decorate the crafts

Done! You made a topiary of cotton pads, step-by-step following quite simple instructions. If desired, you can give this craftwork a unique look - for example, by laying out the base of the tree with small glass pebbles or beads, or in your own way decorating a ceramic mug. Beads can be decorated and the flowers themselves, if you put them in each middle and fix with a drop of glue.



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