Mother's Day Mug with Pencil Chenille Stem Flower
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Mother's Day Mug with Pencil Chenille Stem Flower

Bring a smile to her face with this easy to make ceramic Mother's Day mug with a pencil chenille stem flower. In less than thirty minutes, you can have a give as unique as she is!
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Mug
  • Americana® Gloss Enamel – Lavender and Baby Pink
  • Pencils
  • Creatology™ Chenille Stems – Green and Colors of Choice for Flower(s)
  • Creatology™ Construction Paper – Green
  • ArtMinds™ Adhesive Dots
  • Spouncer™
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Use a Spouncer™ to paint polka dots on mug. Let dry.

Twist two chenille stems together. Bend and twist to make a flower shape. Leave a 1½" piece of chenille stem that can be attached to the pencil with an adhesive dot. (Adhesive dot will later be covered with a green chenille stem.)

Coil a piece of chenille stem as a button center of the flower. Attach with a glue dot.

On top 3" of pencil, place adhesive dots and wrap green chenille stems around.

Coil a piece of chenille stem on a pencil. Pull off of pencil and twist around green area under the flower as leaves.

Place pencil in mug and add shredded green construction paper as grass.


Refer to image as your guide.