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Bridal Shower Centerpiece
Designed By: Mary Jo Hodson
(this project is the center bag in the picture)
Gift Bag Centerpiece

Typical Project Completion Time: 1-2 hours
(does not include drying time)

STYROFOAM® Brand Products: 2 green or white blocks, 8"x 4"x 2"


  • 1- 5-1/2" x 6-1/2" gift bag

  • 1- 7-1/2" x 9-1/2" gift bag

  • 1- large mixed silk flower bush in colors to match bag

  • 1- 1-1/2" to 2" Victorian fan and cherub cut outs

  • 1- yard #40 lace ribbon

  • 1- yard white guimpe braid

  • 1- 2-1/2 yards 32-gauge tie wire


    1. Glue one block of STYROFOAM to bottom of bag. Glue second block on top of first block.

    2. Cut flower bush apart, leaving stems long.

    3. Push tallest flower into center of foam, about 1". Arrange remaining flowers, keeping tallest stems near middle.

    4. Use tie wire and lace ribbon to make a bow with two 3" loops and two 12" tails. Make second bow with same measurements using guimpe braid and tie wire. Attach guimpe bow to lace bow with wire.

    5. Glue Victorian cut outs along ribbon tails. Glue bow to front of bag.

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