Flowers from plaster with candles is amazing handmade, which will give the interior of your house or apartment unusual and fabulous appearance.

In the art of such material as gypsum, has always been very unexpected and original. To do him some beautiful work with their hands was not always easy or it happened as often as not, for example, paints, wood, metal, etc.

FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (3) Materials that will be useful to make flowers from plaster with candles FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (4) Artificial flowers;
Gypsum powder;
Wide Cup or something in the same form;
Smooth glossy paper;
Candles flat, in the form of a washer;
Small gum;
Hot glue gun
Varnish, paint, sand sparkles (optional).*

FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (5) Let me just say a few words about artificial colors. In this work, a suitable artificial flowers of almost any kind. But, as for me, the best flowers with large hard petals. Simply, more soft and delicate petals will stick together among themselves and form something like a lump of plaster.

Now let’s prepare the flowers. The first thing to do is to release the center of the flower for a candle. Tear off a bit of the petals from the center. And then pokupaite there (in the middle) little hot glue to make the rest of the petals is not broken up or that is not excluded. Next, cut the stems as the flowers will lie on a straight surface, and the stem that will be in the way.

Once the flowers are ready, begin the manufacture of a plaster solution. Because the period of time for making all the work is short, as the plaster dries quickly, need to consider all the items to place in front of him and do everything at a rapid pace. Moreover, if the colors bude considerable amount. In the manufacture of a plaster solution stick to the instructions, which necessarily is on every package.

Note! When you make a solution, then add a little more water than specified in the instructions on the package. Already checked, it will be much better. In consequence, the solution is to get a little thinner, allowing better to cover the entire flower and each petal plaster.

FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (6) Now proceed to the most important. Get ready to bypacket their hands. Or you can wear gloves. Rent and immerse the whole head of a flower in a plaster solution so that he got into all the cracks flower and cover the whole outer part. After, remove the flower from the solution and a little shake to get rid of excess plaster solution. Only do it inside the tank, so as not to abspath. Then carefully inspect the flower, in order to ensure that he is fully covered with gypsum. If there probely, enclosure, apply, causing the plaster with your fingers, or dip the flower again and don’t forget to shake. FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (7) After everything was put flower of plaster on a hard flat surface, pre-laid paper. This is to ensure that the base of the flower was smooth and flat. And immediately, while not cured plaster, put in the center of the flower round flat candle. So we avoid the situation where designated candles may not be enough, and the petals of the flower have become stiff and immobile. FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (8) And the little rubber bands are used in cases when you need to fix the candle petals, which are located in the center of the flower. FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (9) Now You have to wait for such wonderful colors of plaster is completely dry and light candles.

FLOWERS FROM PLASTER  (1) However, great job? I think You liked it. This original work will serve as a wonderful gift for friends and relatives, or simply will be the original interior decoration.




And the main thing in this day, do not forget to often tell my mother how much you love her! This is the most important thing you can do for the beloved and native of Mamuli, even if you are already an adult.




GIFT FOR MOM (13) Well, you already figured out what to give his mother a couple of weeks? Those who are still undecided, today I propose to make a box, which can be used as gift for mom

GIFT FOR MOM (2) So, we will need these materials:

— two sheets of A4 design cardboard purple (or 1 sheet 30×30 cm)
— shrapova paper in the same colors
— decor: lace, ribbon, flowers — all in purple lilac shades
white and purple ink pads
ordinary transparent sachet for packaging greeting card. Instead, you can use tracing paper design
— will not interfere with liquid pearls, string of pearls, ustanovka with the greeting text.

To begin to make the basis for our boxes. To do this, we need to take a purple sheet of cardboard, cut a rectangle of size 22,5×18 and make the following markup: 1.5 cm, 7 cm, 7 cm, 7 cm, 7 cm on a horizontal line and 11 cm, 7 cm in the vertical. For clarity, I sketched this pattern: GIFT FOR MOM (16)

In one of the Central rectangles you cut oval:

GIFT FOR MOM (3) Now take a sheet of scrap paper and cut out four rectangle size 6,8×10,8. One oval cut, which must be a diameter of 5 millimeters larger than the one that we cut in the cardboard.

GIFT FOR MOM (4) Glue the rectangle to the base:

GIFT FOR MOM (6) On the reverse side glued a piece of film. To do this, use a normal bag for cards or, in extreme cases, stationery file. Yet the film can be replaced with beautiful design blueprints, such as here. The contour does not hurt to walk with liquid pearls: GIFT FOR MOM (7) Decorate the window. For this I used lace, paper flowers and pearl thread: GIFT FOR MOM (8) Our box is almost ready. Now we need to glue the bottom and Barouski. So it’s time to get down to the cap. To do this, cut a square of about 8×8 see the rim scalloped scissors or a hole punch and make a bend line at a distance of about 8 millimeters from the edge. In other words, the lines of bending you should now have a square of 7.2 SMH,2 cm + wavy edge lines after bending. GIFT FOR MOM (5) The edges make a small razresiti.Now fold the paper along the lines of, toneroom curves and edges with a white pad and apply liquid pearls. I did, unfortunately, not very neatly: GIFT FOR MOM (9) With the two sides on the sides make incisions and pull the tape:

GIFT FOR MOM (10) A separate cut out a small circle with wavy edges and make a tab with the greeting text: GIFT FOR MOM (11) Make cap: GIFT FOR MOM (12) This is the box ready we got:

GIFT FOR MOM (13) GIFT FOR MOM (14) GIFT FOR MOM (15) Alternatively, use this box in addition to the main gift, which, incidentally, can be put inside, if size permits. Besides, I already wrote about that, for loved ones is much more important than good sincere than expensive gifts. So that box was not empty, offer to do something like a package, to write warm wishes and put in a box.

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