Pink Posy Purse
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Pink Posy Purse

Accessorize your next party with this stylish, easy-to-make centerpiece. From bridal showers to Mother’s Day, this pocketbook of posies is sure to be a favorite.

Designed by Diane Flowers for The Dow Chemical Company

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

  • Styrofoam™ Brand Foam Block: 8-inches x 4-inches x 2-inches
  • Decorative Paper: 12-inch x 12-inch sheet (your choice)
  • Pink Silk Gerbera Daisies (8)
  • Pink Beaded Garland with Leaves
  • Paper Trimmer or Scissors
  • Stick-Flat Paste or Liquid Paper Glue
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Floral Shears
  • Floral Pins
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Trace sides and bottom of foam block onto back of decorative paper; cut out. Use paste or liquid glue to adhere paper to foam; let dry.


Step: 2

Cut a 24-inch length from garland and bend into handle shape; use floral pins to secure handle ends to narrow ends of block near top edge. Dot ends with hot glue for added strength; adjust leaves to cover pins and exposed glue.


Step: 3

Trim daisy stems to 2-inches long. Glue and insert stems into top of foam block.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

This simple project adapts to any season and occasion. Try holiday papers and red roses for Christmas, or for a bridal shower, coordinate with the bridal party’s color scheme.