Single Mum Red and White with Silver
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Single Mum Red and White with Silver

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 16 double points
    1 ½ inch red ribbon for base of points - 1 ¾ yards cut into 4 inch pieces
    1 inch printed silver on silver ribbon on center - 1 ¾ yards cut into 4 inch pieces
  • White mum flower
  • 3 cardboard backing circles
  • For basic double backing streamers
    12 yards of red 1 ½ inch wide ribbon - cut into 2 yard pieces
    12 yards of white 1 ½ inch wide ribbon - cut into 2 yard pieces
  • 1 yard of 1 ½ inch red ribbon
  • Silver sticker letters to spell Homecoming
  • Flat braid of red 1 inch ribbon and clear and silver printed 1 inch ribbon
  • 1 yard ½ inch red ribbon for bow
  • Ribbons and Garlands -1 yard each piece
    2 wide wire mesh ribbons- silver
    20 printed ribbons, assorted sizes and designs of red, white, silver, clear or black
    3 pieces each of red and silver curling ribbon
    Silver star garland
    Red star garland
  • Trinkets
    4 red helmets, assorted
    4 flat red footballs
    2 Silver 3D hearts
    2 Silver wishbones
    Red horseshoe “Go Team Go”
    2 black and white “Go Fight Win”
    2 red “#1”
    2 red megaphones “Go Team Go”
    Red curved homecoming banner
    2 Football player, 1 white and 1 silver
  • Black medium cowbell
  • Red cowboy hat
  • Silver pom pom pick
  • 6 inches of 1 inch wide white ribbon for hanging loop
  • Hot glue
  • Stapler
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Make about 16 double points - layer 1 ½ inch red ribbon for base of points with 1 inch silver ribbon on center. Staple each point twice to secure and then staple to backing, spacing evenly around circle.


Step: 2

Prepare flower 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 3 double streamers, overlapping slightly.


Step: 4

Make a Homecoming streamer with the 1 ½ inch wide red ribbon with silver sticker letters, staple into mum.


Step: 5

Buy or make a flat braid using red 1 inch ribbon and clear and silver printed 1 inch ribbon. Staple into mum. Tie a loopy red bow at bottom.


Step: 6

Add the following ribbons and garlands by staples or hot glue
2 silver wide wire mesh ribbons
20 assorted printed ribbons
4 different 1 to 1 ½ inch wide clear printed ribbons
3 each red and silver curling ribbon
Silver Star garland
Red star garland


Step: 7

Add flat plastic trinkets by tying or hot glue
4 Assorted red helmets
4 flat red footballs
2 silver 3D hearts
Medium Black cowbell
2 Silver wishbones
Red “Go Team Go” horseshoe
2 black and white “Go Fight Win”
2 red “#1”
2 red “Go Team” megaphones


Step: 8

On mum flower hot glue
Red curved homecoming banner plastic trinket
“Go team” megaphone plastic trinket
Red cowboy hat
Football players, 1 white and 1 red
Silver pom pom pick


Step: 9

Make a hanger loop with white 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

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