Styrofoam JOY

Styrofoam JOY

In this week’s One Month To Win It competition the theme was Styrofoam.  The Styrofoam company has so many product options that I had a hard time deciding what to make. I wandered around the store carrying several Styrofoam cones and spheres, but I finally settled on a small wreath.

Deco Art sent me some of their MagiKote.  You spread it on styrofoam and it makes it solid so you can paint it….so cool!  I just had to try them together.

I used a small biscuit cutter to make circles in the Styrofoam wreath.

Then I used a knife to carve a little more around the circles.

I wasn’t sure at this point if it would look weird.  I hoped not, but so much of what I make looks weird that I didn’t have high hopes.

After spreading the MagiKote on and letting it dry, then putting on another coat….it was ready to paint.  I can’t show you pictures of painting it because it was so late by the time I got to it that I was spray painting in the dark.  Once that was dry I got the girls to paint the circles with white craft paint.  What can I say?  I was tired.

We cut out Cricut letters for either side, tied a ribbon at the top and it was ready to hang.

It was after 10:00 PM when I took the pictures, so the light is bad.  But I really like it.  It is very….um….joyful.

I hope you’ll go over to One Month To Win It and vote for your favorite Styrofoam project.

Comments

  1. This is very cute!

  2. That’s adorable and not to mention my favorite word. Great job!

  3. Very cute!

    I was wondering where you were going with the wreath and biscuit cutter – very creative!

    Deanna

  4. You’re right! It is joyful!

  5. Love the wreath….great job…now… if you would like to send one my way I’ll be happy to give you my address…..LOL….. Voting for you

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