How to Make A Puppy Dog of Flowers in a Basket

step by step puppy of flowers

Ingredient needed to make this Puppy Dog from Flowers

  • 1 Fully Lined Basket
  • Oasis Floral Foam
  • Frogs Leg & Oasis Fix
  • Wires & Gutta Tape
  • 10 Large Carnations
  • 2 Baby Carnation Heads
  • Eye & Nose (available from Fiona at The Little Shop of Craft
  • Florist Ribbon for bow - see here how to make bows 
Basket with Oasis Floral Foam

Step 1

Prepare a lined basket with a frogs leg and floral foam 

Basket of Floral Foam

Step 2 

Using a "Join it"secure an extra piece of Oasis Floral Foam to the back of the foam 

How to prepare a basket of floral foam

 

Step 3

Extra secure the foam in place with gutta taped florist wire (to be sure to be sure) 

How to make a puppy dog from flowers

Step 4

Place two large carnations side-by-side to form the eyes

How to make a puppy dog from flowers

Step 5

The third carnation forms the nose and is slightly more proud than the others 

How to make a puppy dog from flowers

Step 6

Place two more carnations higher above the eyes to form two ears, glue on two small bows using florist glue 

How to make a puppy dog from flowers

Step 7

Sitting closer to the oasis add two more carnations 

white carnation puppy dog

Step 8 

Lower down add two more carnations 

white puppy dog from flowers

Step 9

To finish the legs we used two baby carnation 

red bow

Accessories

2 Florist Ribbon Bows

A tongue cut from florist ribbon 

Once we had the shape of the puppy completed we filled the remainder of the basket with pittosporum foliage, this could be any type of foliage you have available.   We added some groups of red roses to both sides of the basket to add a little bit of luxury.

Puppy of Flowers in a Basket
white flower puppy dog in basket

 

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