DIY Metal Wall Hanging

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

Painted Vases

Do you love the look of decorative metal flowers but not the price? Make your own for a lot less using poster board and paint!

Supplies

What You'll Need:

Let's Do This!

 

Step 1:

A)    Print out the template. You can choose between the large and small flowers.

B)    Cut out the template pieces for whichever flower you’d like to make.

Step 2

 

Step 2:

A)    Trace the template pieces onto the poster board. You will need 12 large petals, 9 medium petals, 7 small petals, 7 extra-small petals, and a center piece.

B)    Cut out the petals from the poster board.

step 3

 

Step 3:

A)    Lightly brush gold metallic paint onto the edges and down the center of each petal. Let dry.

B)    Use a pencil to add a curl to the backside of the petals. This will add dimension to the finished flower.

Step 4

 

Step 4:

A)    Trace a plate onto a piece of cardboard. We recommend a plate with an approximate diameter of 8".

B)    Cut out the circle.

C)    Find the center of the circle and mark it with a pencil.

Step 5

 

Step 5:

A)    Begin adhering the large petals to the cardboard circle using hot glue. The points of each petal should meet at the center mark on the cardboard.

Step 6

 

Step 6:

A)    Hot glue the medium petals to the flower.

Step 7

 

Step 7:

A)    Hot glue the small petals to the flower.

Step 7

 

Step 8:

A)    Hot glue the extra-small petals to the flower.

Step 7

 

Step 9:

A)    Hot glue the center piece to the flower.

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