(Fern)ished by the Forest
Staghorns are one of our absolute favorite forest botanics. Bring this unique fern inside your own home to give your walls some greenery and fresh air. We used our double-sided crepe paper and mod podge to achieve the unbelievably realistic gloss on our mounted staghorn fern. You can create your own life-like staghorn fern by following our easy breezy steps below.
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- Double Sided Crepe Paper – Lia Griffith “Ferns + Moss”
- PanPastel – Bright Yellow Green Shade (680.3)
- Art Sponge
- Mod Podge
- Paper Covered Floral Wire – 20 Gauge
- Wood Square – 12×12″
- Foam Ball Half – 4.5”
- Gather the tools and materials.
- Take 2 pieces of 3×10” crepe and glue a piece of wire in between the two, allow at least 3” of wire to come out one side of the crepe.
- Take the crepe paper with the wire glued in between and paint both sides with mod podge.
- Cut the crepe following the patten, the wire should run through the middle of the leaf with the wire coming out at the base.
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