Topiary, European trees of happiness, can become an ornament of any interior. Of what only do not "grow" their skillful masters.
Grains of coffee, sisal, beads, laces and ribbons, flowers, dried flowers and even banknotes decorate the crown of these trees.
Make a tree with their own hands is not difficult.
You will need
- - twine
- - PVA glue
- - balloon
- - sisal
- - satin ribbons
- - wooden skewers
- - a plastic glass (for example, from ice cream Baskin Robbins)
- - gypsum (alabaster)
- - decorative birds, ladybugs
- - a twig of a tree with a diameter of 1-2 cm
- - self-hardening mass for molding
- - Acrylic paint of the right shade
- - Hot melt gun
Blow the balloon to the size you need. Wrap it with a twine, as if winding a ball. Thoroughly grease the resulting ball with PVA glue, diluted 1: 1 with water, and send it to dry.
While the ball dries, take care of the potty. To do this, a plastic cup, suitable in size to the crown of a tree, wind with a twine, thoroughly smearing each turn with an already familiar mixture of PVA and water glue (1: 1).
After the ball has dried completely,Pierce the balloon with a needle and gently pull it out of the tangle. In the resulting ball, cut out a round window. Fix the crown of the tree on a wooden branch with a hot glue gun.
Prepare the gypsum, pour it into cookedPot and plant a tree. Wait for the gypsum to freeze. The frozen gypsum is white and dry, do not touch. Blind from the mass for modeling a few eggs, allow to dry and harden, color the desired color range.
Remove the nest from the sisal, put it in a stringBall, fasten. Lay eggs in the nest, attach birds, ladybugs with a hot glue gun. Decorate the trunk of the topiary with a bow of satin ribbon. If desired, you can decorate the topiary ladder with wooden skewers, tied with twine. The spring tree is ready! Pleasure your friends with a nice gift! Their delight and surprise to you are guaranteed.