The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design:
Here’s a fun activity for a rainy summer day. Why not make bouquet of flowers that will last?
You’ll just need these flower templates, some scissors, adhesive, pipe cleaners, and a vase or jar for your finished bouquet. We chose to use foam squares for our adhesive to give our bouquet a 3D look. But you can use glue dots or regular glue if that’s what you have on-hand.
Print the flowers.
Trim them and keep them in sets. The sets are the same shape with a coordinating circle for the center of the flower. Of course, you could mix-and-match the flower shapes and colors for some fun flowers!
Stack the flowers with a larger blossom behind a smaller blossom. Place a pipe cleaner between the two layers, and use foam squares (or your choice of adhesive) to hold them together.
You may want to tape down the pipe cleaners to make sure they don’t escape.
Add a circle over the center of the smaller blossom.
Place your bouquet in a vase, mason jar, or any fun holder that you have. Add a little ribbon for a whimsical touch.
What’s your favorite rainy day activity?
|Jason & Jennifer Bruce are the husband-and-wife design team behind New Season Design, where they work together to help clients put their best foot forward online. Jason is a pastor-turned-graphic designer, and Jennifer is a teacher-turned-blog designer who also blogs at Saving & Giving to help people save more, spend less, and give generously.