Halloween Paper Centerpiece

ADORABLE Halloween Centerpiece tutorial on { lilluna.com } #halloween

In case you didn’t get to see it over at Eighteen25 last week, I thought I would post on here my tutorial for the Halloween Paper Centerpiece.

This project was SOOO much fun and would be an awesome craft nite with the girlfriends. I hope you like it. :)

SUPPLIES:

- Box/Vase/Cart to use as Centerpiece Base
-Floral Foam (Found at the Dollar Store)
-Spanish Moss (Found at the Dollar Store)
-Skewers
-Paint
-Foam Brush
-Scrapbook Paper
-Hot Glue
-Embellishments

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Begin by picking out your Halloween Paper (BEWARE: there are so many stinkin’ cute ones at the Scrapbook stores right now!!), and cut TWO 12 inch strips that are 1 inch – 2.5 inches wide (per accordion flower).

2. Put two strips together and fold back and forth until you are all the way through. Then, hot glue the two ends together as well as the other ends so it makes a circle.

3. Push edges of strips IN to make an accordion flower. Hot glue center and hold, and do the same on back. For another tutorial on these flowers, I used one HERE.

4. Paint skewers the desired color you’d like and let dry. I stuck mine into the floral foam to dry.

5. I wanted to add a little something to the skewers, so I cut out .2 inch white strips of vinyl and twisted them along the skewer.

My hubby is super smart and suggested I stick them in his drill, turn it on, and let the drill do the twisting. It takes seconds (isn’t he smart?).

6. Add buttons or other embellishments to your flowers. I used some of these FREE vintage Halloween Prints from Matthew Mead found HERE.

UPDATED 9.14:

These images are no longer available via this link so here they are:

PUMPKIN HEAD 1

PUMPKIN HEAD 2

PUMPKIN HEAD 3

CAT HEADS

7. Hot glue skewers to backs of flowers. Set aside.

8. Add floral foam and moss to your centerpiece base. I got my Halloween Box at Hobby Lobby for $7. Not too bad. :)

Super easy accordin fan Halloween Centerpiece on { lilluna.com } #halloween

9. Stick skewers through the moss and foam int your base and arrange as desired.

Accodion Fan Halloween Centerpiece

Halloween Centerpiece tutorial on { lilluna.com }

So fun, huh? Plus, it’s easy to make, unique, and could be made very inexpensively! What more could you ask for? :)

For more great Halloween crafts be sure to check out:

Halloween Ribbon Wreath Tutorial on { lilluna.com } #halloween #wreath

Happy Halloween Wreath

Easy Washi Tape Pumpkins on { lilluna.com }

Washi Tape Pumpkins

Spider Wreath Tutorial

For all Hallowen ideas go HERE.

ENJOY!

contact instagram subscribe g+ twitter pinterest facebook

Get updates,recipes & free prints

subscribe_now

Leave a Comment

*

CommentLuv badge

Discussion

  1. 1

    OH' MY THIS IS FREAKING CUTE! in love! GREAT JOB. pLeASe come link it up to CraftOManiac Monday party going on now, I would LOVVVVE THAT! jEN

  2. 2

    This is the cutest thing, and so clear on the instructions! Would love for you to link up with us this week and show it off. http://texasmonkey.blogspot.com/2010/09/all-about-you-monday-ribbon-and.html

  3. 3

    Super cute! Thanks for the tutorial!

  4. 4

    I saw this on eighteen25, and I made it!! I loved it. SO much fun!

  5. 5

    Gorgeous – love the bold colors! I'd love if you linked up to my Scrappy Saturdays! http://www.scrappy-gifts.com/2010/09/29th-scrappy-saturdays.html

  6. 6

    What a cute fun centerpiece. I love the vinyle stipes on the skewers. I think I will try this. Thanks. Joni

  7. 7

    visiting from Cheri's. I love this project. Great job on the tutorial.

  8. 8

    I love this! It looks so retro!I'm visiting from MTWC. Have a great week!

  9. 9

    That is a great idea. Easy and makes a big impact. Excellent.

  10. 10

    Awesome, thanks for the directions I will try it this year =)

  11. 11

    Love it! It's way cute and creative.

  12. 12

    ack, that is FANTASTIC!!! i neeed those vintage printables. so glad i saw this! great job.

  13. 13

    Very…Very Cute! :)

  14. 14

    Very eye-catching !

  15. 15

    Just wanted to know I featured this today on my blog.http://adventuresofthemichelenafamily.blogspot.com/2010/09/feature-friday-3.html

  16. 16

    This project got the most view at this week's Mad Skills Party, so I will be featuring it on my blog this morning. Grab a brag button if you would like!madincrafts.blogspot.com

  17. 17

    Love it!! Thanks for showing how to make those. I knew I it was easy, but I wanted to see! LOL Fabulous decoration!

  18. 18

    I featured this over at Sassy Sites as one of my favorites of the week! Come by and check it out!http://sassysites.blogspot.com/2010/09/weekly-halloween-highlights.htmlxoxoMarni @ Sassy Sites!

  19. 19

    Love the vintage look of this. So simple yet really stunning. Beautiful!

  20. 20

    I love this! I can't wait to try this to use for my Halloween party! Thanks for sharing.

  21. 21

    I absolutely adore this!!! Thanks for doing a tutorial on this. Can't wait to try it.

  22. 22

    I love this and I started looking through your site and everything you do is so cute! I just started a craft blog (today!) and it's so fun to look around and see what projects everyone's making. Thanks for the inspiration!Jessicahttp://craftily-ever-after.blogspot.com

  23. 23

    I just wanted to let you know I have given you an award over at http://www.heapology.blogspot.com

  24. 24

    I made this and blogged about it!(With proper credit to you, of course) I would be thrilled if you could pop over and check it out!http://homeismore.blogspot.com/2010/09/vintage-inpired-halloween-urn.html

  25. 25

    This is one of the best ideas I've seen. I doubt that I've ever get around to making it, but I'm going to file the idea just in case. ;-)Thanks for sharing. ~ Sarah

  26. 26

    Over the top cuteness!!!! Your tute is well done!smiles!

  27. 27

    This is just awesome- I love it! Bookmarking it for the future:) I could see it for all occasions- such a great idea!!

  28. 28
  29. 29

    Hi my family member! I want to say that this post is amazing, nice written and include approximately all significant
    infos. I would like to look extra posts like this .
    google.ca recently posted..google.caMy Profile

  30. 30

    Its such as you learn my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you wrote the ebook in it or something.
    I think that you simply could do with some % to power
    the message home a little bit, however other than that, this is magnificent
    blog. A great read. I’ll definitely be back.
    http://rodmgox.newsvine.com/ recently posted..http://rodmgox.newsvine.com/My Profile

  31. 31

    Hi,
    Just found this craft project while reading eighteen25 this morning. Yep, it’s 2014 and I cannot locate those adorable vintage printables. Any ideas??

  32. 33

    You can get a great many tips on trendy and the latest fashions on this satellite TV channel.
    Even the high society fashion abides by these basic principles to present you
    some awe-inspiring attire. There is a great deal to summer fashion, not just the dress and white summer dresses but a lot more
    than we can cover in this submit.
    colorfilter.wickline.org recently posted..colorfilter.wickline.orgMy Profile

  33. 34

    A PPC campaign should be used to test your
    site against keyword phrases before you spend the time and money on an seo campaign. The price you offer
    your advertisers is not necessarily the most important factor that determines how happy your advertisers
    are with your service. They can offer suggestions, help and do everything they can to create a successful campaign.
    yellow pages gastonia nc recently posted..yellow pages gastonia ncMy Profile


thnx
SheKnows Media - Food