Football Shaped Mum Red, White and Blue with Flowers
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Football Shaped Mum Red, White and Blue with Flowers

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 24 points
    1 ½ inch silver metallic mesh ribbon - 1 ¼ yards cut into 4 inch pieces
    1 ½ inch blue ribbon - 1 1/4 yards cut into 4 inch pieces
    1inch red ribbon - 1 ¼ yards cut into 4 inch pieces
  • White mum flower for center, regular size
  • 6 small white mum flowers
  • 4 small red mum flowers
  • 3 football shaped cardboard backing pieces
  • For basic backing streamers
    1 ½ inch red ribbon - 20 yards cut into2 yard pieces
    1 ½ inch blue ribbon - 20 yards cut into 2 yard pieces
  • To make a Homecoming streamer
    1 ½ inch wide blue ribbon
    Red glitter sticker letters to spell Homecoming
    Red sticker footballs and helmets
  • Red and blue curved “Homecoming” banner
  • Streamers and garlands - 1 yard each piece
    2 each silver mesh, red metallic mesh, blue metallic mesh
    6 each assorted size - silver, metallic red, metallic blue, printed red, printed blue
    4 each ½ inch red with silver edge, ½ inch blue with silver edge
    6 each red, blue and silver
  • Streamers and garlands - 1 yard each piece
    Red, blue and silver round braid with a red and blue bow at the bottom
    Silver interlocked star garland
    Silver star and helmet garland
    Blue, red and silver braid with a red and blue bow at the bottom
  • Other trinkets or embellishments
    Silver football helmets
    Silver “Homecoming” football
    Silver football
    Red football player
    Red “#1”
  • 6 inches of blue or red 1inch inch ribbon
  • Hot glue
  • Stapler
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Make about 24 points - ½ of the points 1 ½ inch silver metallic mesh ribbon and the other ½ of the points - blue 1 ½ inch ribbon with a 1inch red ribbon on top. Staple each point twice to secure and staple to a cardboard backing circle alternating colors and spacing evenly around circle.


Step: 2

Prepare flowers and attach to the backing piece with the points.


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 form a point). Then staple the point onto another cardboard backing circle in 2 rows of 5 double streamers, overlapping slightly.


Step: 4

Make a “Homecoming” streamer - 1 ½ inch wide blue ribbon and red glitter sticker letters. Add some red sticker footballs and helmets.


Step: 5

On the flower, hot glue a red and blue curved “Homecoming” banner as shown.


Step: 6

Add the following with staples or hot glue
2 each silver mesh, red metallic mesh, blue metallic mesh
6 each, assorted size - silver, metallic red, metallic blue, printed red, printed blue
4 each ½ inch red with silver edge, ½ inch blue with silver edge
Red, blue and silver round braid with a red and blue bow at the bottom
Silver interlocked star garland
Silver star and helmet garland
Blue, red and silver braid with a red and blue bow at the bottom


Step: 7

Hot glue or tie the following embellishments as shown
Silver football helmets
Silver “Homecoming” football
Silver football
Red football player
Red “#1”


Step: 8

With 6 inch of blue or red 1inch ribbon, make a hanger loop and staple it well to the top of the streamer backing circle.


Step: 9

Hot glue the streamer backing to the flower/point back. Then hot glue the 3rd cardboard backing circle to the back to finish.


Tips

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