Furry Fiends
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Furry Fiends

Want to add some height to your Halloween display? Wrap and glue feather boas around cones of STYROFOAM*, then finish them off with ribbon and googly eyes.

Designed by Dondi Richardson/FloraCraft

™* STYROFOAM is a trademark of The Dow Chemical Company.

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • STYROFOAMâ„¢ Brand Foam Cones, 24-inch, 18-inch, 12-inch
  • Coordinating Styles/Colors Ribbon
  • Coordinating Styles/Colors Feather Boas
  • Comical Eyes
  • Pearl Head Pins
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Purple and green striped friends

Combine two coordinating colors of feather boas and/or ribbon.

Starting at the bottom, attach first color to the cone of STYROFOAM* with a pearl head pin.

Wrap around the cone and pin in place to secure, then trim extra using scissors.

Repeat steps moving up the cone, alternating between two coordinating boas and/or ribbon.

Attach comical eyes using low-temp glue to secure.

Spiral cone friend

Cut 4-foot lengths of several styles and colors of ribbon.

Layer and pin lengths to the top of the cone then spiral down around the cone leaving about 2-inch between each wrap.

Pin at the bottom of the cone to secure.

Cut one 4-foot length of feather boa.

Pin to the top of the cone and spiral it down between the layers of ribbon pinning again at the bottom of the cone.

Cut about 2”-inchsections from another coordinating boa and glue along the first boa, evenly spaced.

Attach comical eyes using low-temp glue if desired.

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