Monday, May 2, 2011

Ivy Plant Craft - Leafy Letter

  • 12-gauge covered floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Pebbles
  • 1 or 2 ivy plants
  • A pot or window box with drainage hole
  • Potting soil
  • Twine

  1. Leafy Letter Topiary - March 2011 - Step 1 To make the topiary support, double a length of floral wire and twist the strands, except for the bottom 6 inches. Shape the twisted piece into a letter, hooking ends together as needed at intersections, and leaving a straight portion at the letter's base. (To create a 1-foot-tall E, we used 4 feet of wire. For M, with two base points, we used wire cutters to cut two 4-foot-lengths, then twisted and hooked them together at the center.)
  2. null Bend the support's untwisted bottom portions into prongs, as shown. Twist more floral wire around the base to create a second pair of prongs. Bend the prongs into a rough claw shape.


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