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Birthday DIY Garden Ideas

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Birthday DIY Garden Ideas
Birthday DIY Garden Ideas
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"Create a Happy Birthday sign for an indoor table plant, quickly and easily using colorful sheets of scrapbook paper, floral wire and some craft glue. Gussy up an indoor plant with festive Happy Bday bunting and balloons!"

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueGeneral Paper Crafting

Project or Page Size8.5 inches x 11 inches

Type of Paper UsedScrapbook Paper


Materials List

  • Scrapbook paper
  • Floral wire
  • Craft glue
  • Downloadable template (available on my website)


  1. Download and print out the Happy Bday Plant Stake template from my website.

  2. Cut seven 12" strips of floral wire. Gather together and twist to secure at base.

  3. Trace and cut out balloons and flag banners. Cut doubles of each, i.e. 14 balloons, 18 flags.

  4. Sandwich the balloons between the floral wire. Tape down the wire and glue the balloons together.

  5. Cut another strip of floral wire. Lay it horizontally. Sandwich the flag banner between the wire in the method described above.

  6. Cut out your Happy Bday letters and glue each letter onto the individual flags.

  7. Use a pencil to add a curly cue to any excess floral wire on the Happy Bday banner.

  8. To secure the banner wire to the balloon wires, twist the balloon wires around the banner wires so it is evenly spaced out.

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