Monster Mums! So Cute to Craft!

monster mums Terri O

Give a flower some eyes and a pretty pot and you have a terrific not terrifying Halloween decoration. The perfect hostess gift. You don;t even have to feed it!

Craft Supplies and Tools:

Two 3″ styrofoam balls for each Mumster
For the base: a Halloween gift box or decorated terracotta pot with another styrofoam ball
Large silk purple mums
Colored animal eyes
12″ x 3/8″ wooden dowel
Marble or stone vase filler
Straight pins
Chenille stems and bead garland
Black paint
Low-temp glue gun

Project Instructions:Terri O Monsterm Mums Halloween

Monster MumsGlue one of the 3″ balls inside the box or pot. Fill the remainder of space inside the box with stone vase filler for added support.
Paint the dowel black and let dry.
Cut a small hole in the top of the box to stick the dowel into the ball. Use glue on the end of the dowel.
Pull the mum blossoms from the stems. Insert into the other 3″ ball. Use low temp glue to secure.
Glue eyeballs to the center of each mum blossom. Glue the mum covered ball to the top of the dowel.
Embellish the dowel with bead garland and add chenille stem antennas to the top of the topiary.

Special thank you to Flora Craft for project idea.

Wanna see me make them? Click here. 

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