Craft Ideas for Mini Silk Flowers

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Craft Ideas for Mini Silk Flowers
Headbands with mini flowers are popular for babies. (little girl with pumpkin image by NiDerLander from

There is an endless number of craft ideas using mini silk flowers. The versatile flowers are popular for decorating clothes, shoes, barrettes, picture frames, cards, magnets and much more. The tiny decorations are no more than 1 inch wide and come in many varieties, though roses are the most common.

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Christmas Ornaments

Mini silk-flower-covered foam shapes create elegant floral ornaments for Christmas trees. A foam ball covered with mini silk poinsettias and hung with a loop of red ribbon creates a fancy ornament. A foam heart covered with red and pink roses and secured with a ribbon loop creates a romantic ornament. Add a wire hook to a white rose-covered foam snowflake with clear glitter to create a wintry ornament.

Decorative Baskets

Any plain basket can become a stunning decoration with the creative use of ribbon and mini silk flowers. A large, round wicker basket with a twisted handle may look good holding magazines, but it could look even better. Thin yellow ribbon wrapped around the handle and secured at each base with clusters of mini silk sunflowers creates a cheerful style for the basket.

Hair Accessories

Bland barrettes, clips, pins and headbands turn into fancy hair accessories when you add mini silk flower decorations. Three lilac silk mini daises glued to the middle of a silver barrette creates an attractive hair decoration for school or work. A pink ribbon-covered headband scattered with white silk mini roses creates a fancy hair decoration for a prom or wedding.

Picture Frame

Mini silk flowers can cover a flaw or add some pizazz to give an old picture frame a new look. A small, black, plastic picture frame covered with yellow silk mini orchids goes from traditional and boring to tropical and bright. Turn a thin gold frame from plain to posh with the addition of with three red roses and a tiny black bow on each corner.

Place Card Holder

Place card holders are decorative seat labels for guests attending a formal event. A small silver-painted plant pot filled with lilac silk mini roses creates the base of the place card craft. A silvery wire with a looped, rose-shaped top sticks up from the silk flowers. The place card slides into the looped wire to complete the project.

Shoe Embellishments

Turn fancy heels or casual sandals into expensive-looking accessories with small flower decorations. A cluster of three pink silk daisies on each toe strap gives a pair of yellow flip-flops a sweet style. A clear, round rhinestone surrounded by mini white roses on the middle of each front opening gives a pair of white heels a sophisticated style.

Teacup Topiaries

Decorative teacups can be turned into small table centrepieces or shelf accents with a dowel, foam ball and mini silk flowers. The thin dowel sticks up from moss-filled teacup to create the topiary boot. Mini, aqua-blue silk carnations and yellow beads cover the round foam ball to create a cheerful topiary.

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