Add a little nature-themed room is capable of Topiary acorns placed in a prominent place Topiary - an element of decor in the form of a small tree. Decorate it with a crown can be any elements - coins, coffee beans, candy, artificial flowers. Very interesting is the tree with acorn cap. Their smooth, as if varnished, shell attracts attention. Learn how to make a topiary with their hands helps a detailed master class.
Preparations for the manufacture of Topiary
Decorative tree is assembled from several parts, each of which you need to prepare before decorating.
Topiary frame consists of the following elements:
- The basis of the crown. Most often it is a sphere, but also popular cones, heart or even numbers, when it comes to birthday gifts. It can be made of foam, foam or papier-mache. This lightweight materials, which are easy to stick decorations if required.
- Trunk. It can be made of thick wire, folded in several layers. To this design looked nice, wrap the stem with tape or twine usual. For this purpose, suitable, and a tree branch, which should treat the stain and varnish, and sticks for sushi, fastened together.
- Stand. It is best suited for this purpose an ordinary flower pot. If the tree is small, as supply can use a saucer or a large flat stone.
To improve the appearance of the paint composition can acorns in any color
In addition, the need to stock up on glue, weight filler for the pot (if it was chosen for the role of stand), decorative material for the barrel decorations and, of course, acorns.
For the manufacture of handicrafts is better to choose a strong fruit without damaging the shell. Very nice would look acorns with heads, an additional decoration which can be thoroughly dried oak leaves.
As an additional decorative element can be put on top of acorn beads or ribbons hang beautiful
To Topiary has not lost its appearance, We must take into account some of the recommendations for the storage of natural materials:
- Collect acorns need in the middle of autumn. During this period, they are ripe, are showered with trees and full of natural juice. Fruits collected later may be too dry and cracked, which is absolutely undesirable.
- After collecting the acorns should be stored in a cool and dark place.
- Pay attention only to healthy nuts, no internal damage and rot.
Master-class on making Topiary of acorns
Prepare all the elements of the future of decorative trees. In this example, the basis for the crown of foam from the branches of a tree trunk, the palm of the flower decoration gorshka.Dlya required acorns, cords, decorative moss, dried oak leaves are small.
In addition to the acorns you can use nuts, cones and chestnuts
Steps for creating topiary look like this:
- Work with stand. Fill the pot with foam and wait until it dries. If the pot is light, the design can tip over. To avoid this, before applying the foam load the bottom of the vessel with small stones.
- stem decoration. Take a wooden branch and completely wrap it with string in a circle, so as not to bark shone.
- Decoration crowns. Apply a drop of superglue on acorns and attach one by one to the base. It should be done carefully, put the fruit as much as possible close to each other. Leave a small space at the bottom of the barrel for attachment.
- Collect design. Trunk stick to the crown, and then insert it into the pot, making the foam in the mounting hole. All joints must be carefully coated with adhesive. In a pot place the decorative moss. Between the edge stick acorns oak leaves. A lot of them do not need.
Topiary from acorns ready. As you can see, everything is easy.
Alternative uses of acorns to create Topiary
Topiary of acorns in different needlewomen differ greatly among themselves.
In order to give more unique hand-made article, you can use the following ideas:
- Acorns are attached not only to the lateral sides but bases. In this case, the fruits need a lot more, and the ball will be more voluminous.
- If you have a little nuts, acorns adorn the crown, cut in half. In the same manner paste pot.
- For decorating paint used acorns, mostly golden shades or foil.
- Interesting design will have a tree, where it is further used cones, chestnuts and other gifts of nature.
- Acorns can pour into the pot. They create the necessary increase in weight and look great as a decorative filler.
To the bottom of topiary can take any container and place it under the tree
Most Topiary - a colorful and bright trees, which is not suitable to any interior. Their excessive iridescence pushes fans of modern interior in the style minimalism and high-tech.
In the manufacture of articles made of acorns do not use too many naturally occurring materials. Do not abuse the beads, colorful satin ribbons and artificial flowers. Such a composition will not look harmonious.
Production topiary from acorns and cones (video)
Ornamental tree from acorns, whose composition is dominated by natural colors and materials, is much better suited premises of any design. It is worth remembering that an acorn - it is also a symbol of fertility and prosperity. This is a perfect gift Topiary, embodies the best wishes.
Topiary of acorns in the interior (photo)