Safari Floor Cones
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Safari Floor Cones


Make your corners as exotic as the far corners of the world. Jungle inspired floor cones are quickly made using STYROFOAM™ brand foam and fabric.
Designed by The Dow Chemical Company
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam: 30-inch x 6-inch Cone (1), 24-inch x 6-inch Cone (1), 5-inch Cube (1), 8-inch Cube (1)
  • Fabric of choice: 1-yard
  • Acrylic Paint: Charcoal
  • Lightweight Spackling
  • Medium Flat Paintbrush
  • Disposable Paint Palette
  • Disposable Container
  • Water Basin
  • Paper Towels
  • Putty Knife: 1-inch
  • Sandpaper
  • Straight Pins
  • Low Temperature Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Following manufacturer's directions, mix spackling and charcoal paint until desired shade is achieved. Use putty knife to spread a smooth, even coat of spackling over top and five sides of cube; let dry and sand smooth. Repeat.


Step: 2

Position cone along edge of fabric and roll to cover; pinning and gluing edges in place. Trim fabric so bottom is flat and trim top to form neat point.


Step: 3

Display cones on cubes.


Tips

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

Colorful floor cones add intrigue to bare corners, and are easy to match to your décor. Choose fabrics or papers that work best with your style. For additional interest, mix and match sizes of cones and cubes to vary the heights and arrangement.