Patriotic Candle Ring

Skill Level: Beginner

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Supplies

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
  • Wreath:  12” x 1 ¼” x 5/8”
  • Silk Flowers:
  • Eight - white carnations
  • Four -  red carnations
  • Four - blue hibiscus or other blue filler flower
  • Sheer Ribbon: Blue

Tools

  • Low-Temp Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Wire Cutters

Instructions

  1. Pull the white carnation blossoms from the stems.
  2. Lay the wreath on the table and insert the white carnations evenly spaced around the wreath, using low-temp glue to secure.
  3. Pull the red carnations from the stems.  Glue a red carnation evenly spaced around the wreath.  There should be two white carnations between each red one.
  4. Pull the hibiscus blossoms from the stems.  Glue the blue flowers evenly spaced around the wreath between the two white carnations.  You should now have a red, white, and blue flower pattern around the wreath.
  5. Glue the leaves from the used stems around the bottom edge of the wreath to cover any exposed foam.
  6. Cut lengths of ribbon to loop in and out of the flowers around the wreath.  Glue the loops in using low-temp glue.

*Do not burn candle directly in candle ring.  Be sure to use a glass hurricane candle holder.

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