Butterfly Scents

Skill Level: Beginner

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  • FloraCraft® Brand Products:
  • One 2-5/8" x 3-3/4" Desert Foam® Green Dry Floral Foam Mug Plug
  • small amount Spanish Moss
  • 6-1/2" tall bisque (unglazed) ceramic vase
  • Acrylic Paint: Wisteria, Mint Julep, Baby Blue, Taffy Cream,
  • Warm White
  • Acrylic Spray Sealer, Matte
  • 12" x 12" Butterfly scrapbook vellum paper
  • Tacky Glue
  • Flat Stain Paint Brush
  • One Stem lavender flowers
  • Two Stems purple wild blossoms
  • One Stem lavender daisy
  • One Stem cream baby's breath
  • One Stem purple pansy
  • Scissors
  • Masking Tape
  • Heavy-duty floral cutter
  • Paper towels or garbage bags (to protect work area)


  1. Prepare work area with plastic garbage bags or paper towels before painting. Wash pot and wipe with paper towel. (No need to wait to dry before painting.)
  2. Mix each color of paint with white in a ratio of 2/3 color, 1/3 white. Paint bands of color on pot according to photo.
  3. When paint is dry, spray with matte sealer and let dry.
  4. Place floral foam into pot. Note: flowers will be inserted from tallest to shortest. Trim “lavender” stem to 18″ and insert into center back of floral foam.
  5. Trim one purple wild blossom to 14″ and the other to 10″. Insert both into center of foam on either side of “lavender” stem to create a graduated arrangement.
  6. Trim stem of baby’s breath to 12″ and insert in front of arrangement.
  7. Trim daisy stem to 9″ and insert in front of arrangement.
  8. Trim pansy stem to 7″ and insert in front of arrangement.
  9. Apply glue to foam and cover with Spanish Moss.
  10. Cut butterflies from vellum. Fold butterflies along center of body. Use glue to randomly attach butterflies to flowers and pot.

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