Double Mum Blue and Black with Black Boa
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Double Mum Blue and Black with Black Boa

Homecoming is a special time of year filled with memories and traditions. You’ll be the leader of the spirit pack with this dazzling mum! Personalize your mum with your school colors and continue this homecoming tradition sure to keep school spirit alive.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • To make 20 double points
    1 ½ inch blue ribbon - 2 yards cut into 4 inch pieces
    ½ inch black ribbon with silver edge - 4 yards cut into 4 inch pieces
  • 3 backing ovals for double mums
  • 2 white mum flowers
  • 2 small silver mum flowers
  • For basic double backing streamers
    16 yards of blue 1 ½ inch wide ribbon cut into 2 yard pieces
    16 yards of black 1 ½ inch wide ribbon cut into 2 yard pieces
  • The following ribbons in 1 yard pieces for streamers
    4 wide silver mesh ribbons
    2 silver star garlands
    About 6 assorted silver streamers - printed, textured, different widths
    About 18 assorted printed streamers - blue, black and silver, different widths
    About 6 assorted printed
  • Assorted trinkets
    Silver rhinestone stars
    small square mirrors
    silver horseshoe
    2 blue football helmets
    2 black football helmets
    Several black cowbells - small
    assorted black, blue, silver and white plastic footballs
    Large silver wishbone
    Black and silver #1
  • Assorted trinkets
    Large blue and silver “We’ve got spirit” megaphone
    Blue “Charge”
    White “Go team”
    Silver megaphone
    Large silver stars
    Silver horseshoe with “Good luck”
    White “Touchdown”
    “We’ve got spirit”
    “Go! Go! Go!”
  • For top of flower
    4 blue rhinestones heart picks
    2 clear rhinestone heart picks
    2 silver pom pom picks
    Blue “Go team” megaphone
    Blue and white curved “Homecoming” banner
    Silver horseshoe with “Good Luck”
  • Black Boa
  • 1 inch wide black ribbon for hanger loop, 6 inch piece
  • Stapler
  • Hot glue
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Make about 20 double points - Layer blue 1 ½” ribbon pieces with ½” black with silver edge ribbon pieces down center of each. Staple each point twice to secure and staple to cardboard backing circle, spacing evenly around circle.


Step: 2

Prepare flowers, attach to the backing piece with the points, add 2 small silver mum flowers as shown.


Step: 3

Make basic double backing streamers - Take 1 piece of each color of the 2 yard ribbons, lay one on top of the other and fold in ½ so that the right side of the ribbon still shows on both sides (the top will make a point). Then staple the point onto another cardboard backing circle in 2 rows of 4 double streamers - overlapping slightly.


Step: 4

Add the following streamers with staples or hot glue

4 wide silver mesh streamers

2 silver star garland streamers

About 6 assorted silver streamers - printed, textured, different widths

About 18 assorted printed streamers - blue, black and silver, different widths

About 6 assorted printed white streamers, different widths

Silver heart garland


Step: 5

Assorted trinkets to hot glue or tie on as shown

Silver rhinestone stars

Small square mirrors

Silver horseshoe

Blue football helmets and black football helmets

Black cowbells

Assorted black, blue, silver and white plastic footballs

Large silver wishbone

Black and silver #1

Large blue and silver “We’ve got spirit” megaphone


Step: 6

Assorted trinkets to hot glue or tie on as shown

Blue “Charge”

White “Go team”

Silver megaphone

Large silver stars

Silver horseshoe with “Good luck”

White “Touchdown”

“We’ve got spirit”

“Go! Go! Go!”


Step: 7

Hot glue on top of flower

4 blue rhinestones heart picks

2 clear rhinestone heart picks

2 silver pom pom picks

Blue “Go team” megaphone

Blue and white curved “Homecoming” banner

Silver horseshoe with “Good Luck”


Step: 8

Hot glue a black boa all around the top under the points.


Step: 9

Make a hanger loop with the 6 inch black 1 inch wide ribbon. Staple well to top of streamer back.


Step: 10

Hot glue streamer back to flower/point back, then hot glue the 3rd cardboard back on the back of that to cover the staple ends.


Tips

Adjust materials to your coordinating school colors. Refer to photo to complete mum.