Medium Sponcer Paintbrush, 8x10 Art Canvas, Foam Paintbrush, 17 Popsicle Sticks (the narrow ones), Scissors, Glue, Gathered Ribbon (wide) for Flower Center, Large Button, 1.25-yards Narrow ribbon for Canvas edge,
- Begin by painting the canvas
with two coats of Tangerine paint. Allow
- Paint 15 Popsicle sticks with
Cayman Blue paint and 2 sticks with Citrus Green. Allow to dry.
- Cut one of the green sticks
in half. Position the green sticks to
look like a flower stem at the base of the canvas. Glue in place.
- Working with each blue stick,
cut 1/3 of the stick off. You should
have one long section of stick and one shorter section. Just above the stem,
position 15 of the longer sticks in a circle pattern. Glue to secure. Overlap the shorter sticks over the longer
sticks. Glue in place.
- Glue the gathered ribbon
around the inside of the flower. This
will cover up the ends of the sticks.
Glue a jumbo button in the center.
- Dip the spounder brush into
the white paint. Tap off any excess
paint and press onto the canvas creating polka-dots. Allow to dry.
- Glue the narrow ribbon around
the outer edge of the canvas.