The future interior decoration will depend on the craftswoman and her imagination, so the material for the topiary can be found anywhere. It is worth familiarizing yourself with the mandatory minimum and with the whole variety of additional materials that are selected at your discretion.
Topiary consists of the following parts:
The basis for the crown (round, heart-shaped, fantasy) can be made of such materials:
Crohn is the most important decorative accent, it is she who receives maximum attention, the pot and trunk support the theme. They make a crown of anything, but first it’s worth deciding what the foundation will be. It is worth considering the simplest basics for do-it-yourself topiaries:
The crown is adorned (it is here that the fantasy of the craftswoman can prove herself in all her might):
Not the most important detail, but the barrel is able to set the tone for the future product. A thin barrel looks elegant, but it is necessary to make it stable. Recently, fashionable topiary with several crowns or a whimsically curved trunk, in the style of bonsai. Materials for the manufacture of the barrel:
Additionally, you may need:
Which pot is suitable? It can be any container that is already ready (flower pots, vases, cups) or needs decoration (jars of yogurt, sweets, cookies, bottles, jars, foam balls, molds for the manufacture of which gypsum was used). You can also make a pot from any materials at hand, for example, fastening several large natural stones together and placing dried flowers between them, imitate an alpine hill or mountain cliff.
The set of materials and tools depends solely on the idea of the future topiary. Below are sets of materials for specific ideas. Each set is designed to implement just such a topiary. You can make your own adjustments.
Crepe paper is traditionally used to make flowers. In the topiary, it is very popular because it looks gentle and spectacular and gives ample opportunities for creativity.
The following items must be purchased:
In this model, the barrel is missing, but you can make an option with it.
The following tools will be required:
It is a classic of topiary. A pot, a thin trunk, a lush crown of delicate flowers from napkins. This do-it-yourself topiary is somewhat more complicated, because you need to fix a thin stem in a pot. For fixing, gypsum is used. A set of materials:
What else can be made to decorate the crown? Paper - a plastic material, but short-lived. Flowers can be made from satin ribbons or stripped textile.
For such a topiary, the following materials are needed:
This topiary looks original. The barrel is made of rigid steel wire braided with twine using the macrame technique.
Will be required, except for wire and twine:
Many people prefer to use not a glue, but a more accurate glue gun, which allows you to get to difficult places and not get dirty. How to work with a glue gun:
How to dilute gypsum? It is necessary to know the rules of working with it, because it is difficult to replace gypsum with one of the materials at hand. And the gypsum is moderately heavy, but not light, the future topiary will not tip over, the gypsum reliably fixes the stem in the pot, there is no risk that the product will float.
Rules for working with gypsum:
In addition to an unlimited and free source - nature, it is worth looking into specialized stores that sell products for creativity. Even if you do not purchase something specific, getting to know the variety of materials can be a good source of inspiration. You can also get ready-made frames for topiary there. It is necessary to visit stores where goods for sewing and accessories are sold. The modern assortment of jewelry and fabrics is such that there are no restrictions for the embodiment of even the most daring ideas.