Contempo Gerbera Daisy Cubes
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Contempo Gerbera Daisy Cubes

A classic yet contemporary black and white color scheme add dramatic punch to the homescape. Bright gerbera daisies add a bold accent.

Designed by Diane Flowers for The Dow Chemical Company

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • STYROFOAMâ„¢ Brand Foam, Cubes, 5-inch, 3
  • Decorative Papers, 12-inch x 12-inch sheets, Coordinating Patterns, 5
  • Orange Silk Gerbera Daisies, 3
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Paper Trimmer or Scissors
  • Craft Knife with Sharp Blade
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Thick, White Craft Glue
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

For each foam cube, use scissors or paper trimmer to cut six 5-1/8-inch squares from a variety of papers.


Step: 2

Spread thin, even coat of glue onto one side of first foam cube. Place paper square over pasted foam, flush with one side and top edge; smooth paper with fingers.


Step: 3

Use craft knife to trim excess paper at side and bottom edges. Repeat to cover all sides of each foam cube.


Step: 4

Use scissors tip to poke small hole in center top of each cube. Apply hot glue to daisy stems and insert into holes; let dry.


Tips

Sunflowers, roses, orchids, hydrangeas and even poinsettias would all work in this easy floral design. Use one stem, or several, or more to create a full bouquet. The floral cubes are a fun gift ideas, too!