Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft

 

    Now that the cold weather months are here, I’m working hard to decorate our home and make it more beautiful for the holidays. I love doing my own crafts here at home because I can save money and be creative at the same time. You can find all the items we used here to make this Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft at your local Dollar Tree store.

Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft

Moss and Butterfly Pomander Craft

Supplies needed:


  • Styrofoam craft ball

  • Green ribbon
  • 
Scissors

  • Hot glue, glue gun

  • Silk butterflies
  • 
Crafting moss

  • Green yarn

  • Silk flowers

Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft

Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft

Directions:


1. Begin by wrapping the entire foam ball with green yarn. Continue to wrap the yarn until all of the foam is covered and no white is showing through. When finished, add a dab of glue to the end of the yarn and press it to the ball to secure it.

2. Take some crafting moss and gently pull it apart to make it easier to work with. Add dabs of hot glue to the ball. Press some of the crafting moss to the glue. You can use as little or as much as you wish. Allow to dry.

Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft

3. Take your silk flowers and snip off the blooms. Add some glue to the underneath of each bloom and press the to the ball. Again, you can use as little or as many flower accents as you wish.


4. Now, add the butterfly. A little glue on the underside of the butterfly will do the trick. Hold it in place until secure.

Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft


5. Cut a length of ribbon and add hot glue to each end. Press those ends to the top of the ball. Hold in place until secure. This will create the hanger for your pomander ball.

6. If you wish, you can cover up the ribbon with a little moss to hide any traces of glue.

7. Your moss and butterfly pomander ball can now be displayed. Hang it from a banister, shelf, or even wreath hook.

Moss And Butterfly Pomander Craft

Let’s Discuss: What DIY projects are you currently working on?

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Comments

  1. Now this is beautiful and creative! I’m going to make this for my mom for a Christmas present!!

  2. What a pretty craft that would be perfect to make in the spring! I love that I could get almost all the materials at my local dollar store!

  3. What a wonderful DIY holiday project that the whole family can have fun participating in together! Love the colour yarn you bought and the moss and butterfly really add a wonderful influence of nature. It sounds easy and economical to make too!

  4. That’s really beautiful! I think it’s awesome to make your own decorations at home because you definitely get to save money. I love doing projects like this from time to time. I appreciate the instructions.

  5. robin rue says:

    That is a really cute craft idea, especially for butterfly lovers. My oldest niece is obsessed with butterflies, so I might just have to make one with her 🙂

  6. This is cute. I bet they would look pretty in some purple colors in my daughter’s room.

  7. I love collecting things for my mantel and this would be a perfect keepsake. I am amazed at how creative and cute that is.

  8. What a cute idea for a terrarium, or a fairy garden. My daughter has been pinning things for a fairy garden, and this would just go perfect in one.

  9. This would be great to display during the dreary months. (And it’s so simple to pull together!) I may make one for my grandmother as she loves butterflies, and I think it would look great in her living room.

  10. This came out so cute! It looks like a really simple little project that I could do with my daughter. She would love to make one.

  11. This craft is so pretty. I love the little butterfly on top. I’m not very crafty but this does seem like something I could give a try.

  12. Oh this is so pretty. I really like that grassy effect. The yarn worked with the moss really well.

  13. This is so pretty! It would be great as a table centerpiece at a baby shower or even a tea like Mother’s Day!

  14. This is an absolutely gorgeous craft! It certainly does not look like it’s DIY! You are so clever! I think it would make a great gift idea.

  15. This is such a neat idea! Kids would love to do it, but it also looks fun for me to do too!

  16. How pretty! It would be so nice to make something like this and use them as an ornament to hang on the Christmas tree! Thanks for this beautiful crafting idea.

  17. That is super cute. I think they would be adorable hanging from a window.

  18. This is so super cute! My girls would love to do something like this for their rooms. They adore butterflies! Would love to do these with them!

  19. Love this post. I am always looking for new ideas to try with my crafting. This one is adorable and I think my mother would love it also.

  20. This is a very cute idea. I bet people who are doing different fairy gardens and wanted to expand would love this.

  21. I getting ready for Thanksgiving and have been thinking about how to make my table look extra festive this year. This moss and butterfly pomander would be a great add to give my table a really rustic, earthy feel.

  22. This is so cute. Definitely a fun yet easy project to do What did you with it after?

  23. This is such a beautiful craft! I feel like these would really be cute decor in my sun room or my patio area!

  24. This is so easy to make and looks so cute. Need to try it out.

  25. I love how your latest DIY craft was inspired by nature! I love the moss pomander and how you made it look like a butterfly was perching!

  26. This is such a great idea! I love butterflies and decorate my tree with them every year. Creating your own decorations is so much fun and a great way to just relax with family.

  27. what a great idea for someone who loves butterflies or nature. Very pretty and would look great most anywhere.

  28. This is super adorable! I love the natural look! I also love that this non crafty momma, could totally make this!

  29. This looks so lovely, and is so straightforward to do. It would make a really lovely gift too. 🙂

  30. I love saving money on craft supplies from the Dollar Store, and have bought tons of ribbon from there. I’ve seen those butterflies at the store.

  31. Journa Ramirez says:

    I’m going to make this craft! I have a huge fascination for butterflies and this looks awesome.

  32. What a beautiful craft! These would be excellent for my daughter and her elementary school friends during a play date!

  33. This is a beautiful craft. Great for Spring time. I am gonna save it for later.

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