Spring Topiary

Spring Topiary

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Sizzix
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Additional Information



  • Sizzix®:
    BIGKick™ Machine
    Bigz® Die: Tattered Florals by Tim Holtz®
    Originals™ Dies: Hearts, Primitive #3; Frame & Sculpted Flower
  • Allstate Floral & Craft, Inc. 6" Seed Orb
  • Folk Art Acrylic Paint: Fresh Foliage, Red Violet, Cobalt Blue
  • Darice® Assorted Twig Bundle
  • La Mode® button
  • Crinoline
  • Floral foam
  • Hot glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • Millinery netting
  • Darice® pearls
  • Silver glass planter
  • Panacea® Products Spanish Moss


1. To create topiary, insert stick into the seed orb.
2. Insert a piece of floral foam so it fits snuggly in the container.
3. Insert the stick into the container.
4. Cover floral foam with Spanish moss.
5. Die-cut Primitive Hearts out of crinoline.
6. Using acrylic paint, paint the hearts green and allow to dry.
7. Die-cut Tattered Florals out of crinoline.
8. Layer two medium-sized flowers with two large flowers to create the main focus flower.
9. Adhere a button to the center of the flower.
10. Using hot glue, adhere the flower to the base of the stick as shown.
11. Layer two medium-sized flowers to create the smaller flowers.
12. Adhere a small pearl to the center of each flower.
13. Adhere smaller flowers to the base of the topiary on each side of the large flower as shown.
14. Die-cut Sculpted flower out of crinoline.
15. Using acrylic paint, paint flowers blue and lavender, allow to dry.
16. Adhere a small pearl to the center of each flower and adhere to the base of the topiary as shown.
17. Adhere painted hearts around the flowers as leaves.
18. Tie a piece of netting around the stick at the base of the seed orb.