How to Make Plaster of Paris Flowers

How to Make Plaster of Paris Flowers

How to make Plaster of Paris Flowers using Silks

I had some silk flowers left over from the Hurricane Daisy Vases I made Here
and not wanting to waste them or store them in the craft room,  I decided to make some Plaster of Paris flowers with them.

Plaster of Paris Flowers at One More Time Events.com

Here is what you will need to create a Plaster of Paris recipe and craft supplies
I box of Plaster of Paris
1 measuring cup
1 plastic tub
silk flowers and leaves
Parchment Paper
 Acrylic Paint
Clear Spray Paint
E6000 glue
Plaster of Paris Flowers made with silks at One More Time Events.com
Plaster of Paris Recipe

2 cups Plaster of Paris (or two parts)
1 cup water (or 1 part)
Mix your plaster mix well until it looks like pancake batter.
Next
Dip your silks into the mixture
and place on parchment paper to dry.
I let mine dry over night.

Plaster of paris Flower at One More Time Events.com
Once they are dry, chip off the excess Plaster of Paris.
Since I am still adding color to the family room I used the colors I have been using on some other projects I have done
Painting Plaster of Paris Flower at One More Time Events.com
I added the first color let it dry and then the second color.  Not actually painting, but dry brushing letting it just hit the high points of the flowers and leaves

Painting Plaster of Paris Flower made from Silk Flower at One More Time Events.com 

 To attach the flowers to the projects I used E6000
Plaster of Paris Flowers attaching with E6000 at One More Time Events.com
I chalk painted this plate a while back and decided to embellish it with the plaster flowers.
  I  attached the leaves and flowers with the E6000 and then sprayed it with clear spray paint.
Making Decor Platter adding Plaster of Paris flowers at One More Time Events.com 
Decorating with Plaster of Paris Flower Plate at One More Time Events.com
I decided to remove the white plate Here I  had behind the bird tray I made Here and replaced it with the new floral plate
Decorating the Mantel with Decor Plaster of Paris flower Platter at One More Time Events.com
I decided to remove the orbs and replace it with this little white pitcher
Silk Flowers made into Plaster of paris Flowers at One More Time Events.com
Simple and not to cluttered 

Plaster of paris decorated chalk painted Platter at One More Time Events.com

The next project I added the remainder of the plaster flowers to a Bird Cloche I purchased awhile back.
 I attached them in a cascaded fashion to this bird Cloche using the E6000 glue.

Plaster of paris flowers decorated bird cage at One More Time Events.com

Plaster of Paris Flowers and Bird Cages at One More Time Events.com 

Bird Cage decorated with Plaster of Paris Flowers at One More Time Events.com 
Plaster of Paris Flowers on Birdcage at One More Time Events.com 
How To Make Plaster of Paris Flowers at One More Time Events.com

How To Make Plaster of Paris Flowers at One More Time Events.com

How To Make Plaster of Paris Flowers at One More Time Events.com

Before and After
How To Make Plaster of Paris Flowers Before and After at One More Time Events.com

I hope you enjoyed this Plaster of Paris craft.

 These were so easy to make and I had so much fun decorating pieces with them.  I love how it changed the whole look of what the pieces looked like before.
Till Next Post….Xo
Tammy
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23 Comments

  1. Super cute!!!!Love this post…and the cloche for Marty&#39;s party is absolutely adorable!<br /><br />XO,<br />Christine

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  2. I love these flowers, they are so beautiful and make the cloche such a unique and gorgeous piece. Thanks tons for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

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  3. This is fabulous and I&#39;m so pinning it!!! Beats making clay flowers by hand by far!

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  4. Wow! What a super easy and cool way to add some vintage charm to furniture or any other decor item. Thanks for the awesome tutorial! Pinning it up!

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  5. Love this idea. They look fabulous on the wire cloches. Thanks for sharing this great idea. <br />Ruth

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  6. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful tutorial on making plaster of paris flowers at SImple &amp; Sweet Fridays. Very creative!<br /><br />Take Care,<br />Jody

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  7. Thank you all that commented.. I really do appreciate all your kind words.

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  8. Love these! What a great idea! Thank you for linking up with Rustic Restorations Weekend!

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  9. What a very clever idea. I have never seen flowers done like this. Thanks for sharing with SYC.<br />hugs,<br />Jann

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  10. Hi Tammy! These are so pretty! I like the plate but love the ones cascading down the cloche. Thanks so much for sharing with Transformed Tuesday.<br /><br />Hugs,<br />Peggy~PJH Designs

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  11. These are great! What a nice way to recycle silk flowers. Thanks for the tutorial.<br />Bev

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  12. Awesome idea and tip!! Thanks so much for sharing. Great way to use up and upcycle some old silk flowers<br />*hugs*deb

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  13. Thank you everyone for all of your sweet comments and taking the time to do so…makes my day! :)

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  14. Like Diane, who posted a comment before me, I have bookmarked this, also! Always wanted to try this but never did. I seem to be a person who likes being taught… takes the scariness out of something new! I know… silly me! LOL

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  15. Wow – I have bookmarked this page! What a fantastic project – thank you so much for sharing it!!

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  16. So glad you posted about this today! I&#39;ve been thinking of trying this method to cover up some &quot;broken&quot; pieces! I&#39;ll definitely try this!! Thanks!!~~Angela

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  17. Like Debbie I am pinning this idea. They look lovely on the cloche – love the cascade effect. Do you have to worry about chipping or breaking them?

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  18. Great idea. Flowers look adorable. Love how you attached them to the bird cloche. They look amazing:)

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  19. What a unique idea for using up those old flowers left over! I love how they turned out and can think of lots of ways to use them. Thanks for the inspiration, I&#39;ve pinned. <br />Debbie :)

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