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Pansy Tussy Mussy
Designed By: Kay Kaduce

Pansy Tussy Mussy

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

STYROFOAM® Brand Foam:
3" ball


  • Acrylic ornament

  • Freeze-dried pansies, 20-24

  • Green sheet moss

  • Spray adhesive

  • Low-temperature glue gun and glue sticks

  • Sheer ribbons: 1" ivory, 3 yds.; 3" purple, 2 yds.

  • Floral wire

  • Serrated knife

  • Old candle

  • Wire cutters



    1. Wax knife blade with old candle. Use serrated knife to cut and shape foam ball to accommodate top of acrylic ornament. Glue ornament to ball.

    2. Spray foam ball with adhesive and then cover with a layer of sheet moss.

    3. Starting at top and working to bottom, glue pansies covering foam ball.

    4. Form ivory ribbon into small multi-loop bows with long streamers and wire to secure. Cut Vs in ribbon ends. Glue bows to base of foam ball (refer to photo). Repeat with purple ribbon, forming slightly larger bows.


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