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Spooky Eye Topiary

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

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Skill Level: Intermediate


Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 16 oz.
Item #1551
Create permanent fabric projects quickly and easily using Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener with most fabrics. Creates beautiful fabric bows, stiffens needlework. Add lace, ribbon and trims to craft projects or mold or drape dollies and lace.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
Black yarn
12” balloon
7/8” Dowel rod
8” terra cotta pot
½ yd. white burlap
Wiggle eyes
Black spray paint
Hot glue


1. Dip the black yarn into the Stiffy and wrap around the balloon. Hang to dry.

2. Cut a 20” dowel rod. Paint with Licorice.

3. Use an upside down bowl or a similar sized flower pot to drape the Stiffy burlap over. Allow to dry.

4. Spray the moss with black spray paint. Leave some color if desired.

5. Paint the flower pot with Licorice.

6. When the Stiffy yarn and burlap are dry assemble the topiary.

7. Hot glue the dowel rod to the inside bottom of the pot.

8. Cut a small slit in the burlap and slide over the dowel rod and line the inside of the pot.

9. Insert the painted moss into the pot and hot glue a set of wiggle eyes to the moss. Pop and remove the balloon carefully, slid the yarn ball over the topiary and hot glue the inside top to the top of the dowel rod.

10. Hot glue the wiggle eyes to the topiary ball.

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