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Mother's Day

Make Mum feel extra special this Mother’s Day with a thoughtful handmade gift. Our craft ideas are sure to brighten Mum’s day and our step by step activities make it really easy to get crafty this Mother's day.

Mother's Day Papier Mache Flowerpot

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This lovely flowerpot is the perfect gift for Mum this Mother's day. Surprise her with a flowerpot to store jewellery in, pens or have as a keepsake.

Search terms: fun with paint, all about the garden, decorator, garden art, garden creatures.

  • Step 1Sketch out your design onto a piece of paper before you start to decorate your flowerpot. Once you have a design, transfer it lightly onto your flowerpot using a pencil. Look to our designs for inspiration or you can come up with your own.
  • Step 2Paint your design onto your flowerpot using bright colours that mum will love. Allow to dry.
  • Step 3To create our cute footprint butterfly, borrow a little persons foot (or use your own if it’s not too big!), paint the bottom of the foot with your choice of paint, and stamp it (gently!) onto the flowerpot to create the butterfly’s wings. You could also use the side of your fist to create a miniature foot!. Allow paint to dry. Use a black marker to draw your butterfly’s body and antennae.
  • Step 4Use collage materials to add further decoration to your flowerpot. We used glitter and glue to create polka dots, as well as fabric flower petals and rhinestones to create 3D flowers.

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue
Optional
Product Code: 10364 250ml
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
36 or more $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST)          
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Fabric Petals
Optional
Product Code: 10796 75g Pack
EACH $14.29 (inc GST) $12.99 (ex GST)
5 or more $9.89 (inc GST) $8.99 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 10805 450g Pack
EACH $27.49 (inc GST) $24.99 (ex GST)
3 to 5 $21.99 (inc GST) $19.99 (ex GST) 6 or more $19.24 (inc GST) $17.49 (ex GST)
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Papier Mache Flowerpot
Optional
Product Code: 12846  
EACH $2.75 (inc GST) $2.50 (ex GST)
50 to 99 $2.20 (inc GST) $2.00 (ex GST) 100 or more $1.65 (inc GST) $1.50 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Fine Glitter - 145g
Optional
Product Code: 15442 Set of 10 Colours
EACH $69.19 (inc GST) $62.90 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Acrylic Paint Tubes - 75ml
Optional
Product Code: 17335 Set of 12 colours
EACH $31.57 (inc GST) $28.70 (ex GST)
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