Decorative topiary can replace the living plants on the windowsillDecorative topiary can replace the living plants on podokonnikeSnachala Topiary just called a garden in which ornamental trees cut short with the adjacent sculpture garden. In the current understanding implied by Topiary original small tree. If you want to quickly get a small tree ideal shape, you can do it yourself.

What you need to do Topiary

At least four elements necessary for this crafts. This little list - this is only basis, without which a kind of flower globe on the leg will not work.

Base plate for topiary can act decorated flower pot, bank, a glass, a cup or any appropriate shape packaging materialBase plate for topiary can act decorated flower pot, bank, a glass, a cup or any appropriate shape packaging material

The necessary elements:

  • Pot / stand;
  • Trunk;
  • The basis;
  • Crown.

The main crafts usually the ball. Man is inherent in the desire to comprehend the perfection, and the strict geometry sometimes brings him to this. But you can see in the photo, and other forms of topiary, for example, the heart.

Today, under the basis of a foam blank. Not to make himself a ball, the master buys several stores for needlework, and it is certainly easier to work.

Instead, the foam ball factory production can use the materials at handInstead, the foam ball factory production can use the materials at hand

For the barrel taken generally thick wire, it is necessary to wrap the twine (twine is used most often), or ornamental braid, tape.

Also for the trunk, you can use dried twig or ordinary pencilAlso for the trunk, you can use dried twig or ordinary pencil

Flower Topiary ball (video)

Making Topiary own hands: the basics step by step

The most interesting stage of the work, where great opportunities - making crowns. Often using paper from ripple to multilayer napkins. Creating such a crown requires caution.

Can decorate a crown of flowers of satin ribbons, coffee beans, leaves or acorns, and many othersCan decorate a crown of flowers of satin ribbons, coffee beans, leaves or acorns, and many others

Articles made of fabric also interesting in the photo you can see all the nuances of this work. Popular nowadays felt in full operated precisely in the creation of topiary, and used cotton and satin ribbons.

Crown fabric complement the beads, beads, buttons. Of what did not make the crown - the most interesting work can be done from pistachios. European tree (as also called product data) obtained is very natural. However, pistachios need a lot, unless you are going to make a mini-tree.

Pasta, painted in any color, can be a great decoration for Topiary crownPasta, painted in any color, can be a great decoration for Topiary crown

Besides pistachios coffee beans are widely used. This technique is so sought due to the fact that you can kill two birds with one stone. Bonsai tree is not only beautiful, it is important that emanates from him and a special flavor.

Topiary of the thread with your hands

Single story - Topiary of varying thickness of thread. Normally, the thread form the basis of the future crown. To make a tree, you need to wrap the thread balloon, and it is important that the thread caught on the glue. Then the ball is blown away (just pierce it with a pin), and will be a round figure of the porous yarn. Such thread globe. Just wait until the glue dries!

If the balloon is not completely wrap, can be given the crown of any desired shapeIf the balloon is not completely wrap, can be given the crown of any desired shape

Other threads can be used to decorate the tree trunk. Do not take the same thread, used to make the globe. Structure of designs of thread is used not only in creating a topiary. Often in such a way that makes the luminaire - quickly and easily.

Topiary basis for their own hands (video)

Topiary of coffee beans: flavored decor

Coffee grains themselves are an excellent decorative material. According to its color and texture, they are not inferior to the decor of glass beads, beads, and even incredible aroma is adjacent to the advantages of coffee.

Topiary with grains of coffee - a real coffee trees, the design of which can be very different. From a simple mini-tree in a pot with a round crown to the so-called Topiary with grains of coffee - a real coffee trees, the design of which can be very different. From a simple mini-tree in a pot with a round crown to the so-called "steaming cup" and a coffee-koshelechka

There is also a trendy look Topiary coffee from coffee as the coffee gentleman. This tree has a handle, a butterfly or a tailcoat and top hat-crown.

For coffee Topiary is characterized by:

  • Selection of grains - large and beautiful are on the top layer of the crown, and a small puncture in the bottom;
  • Instead of a pot or vazonchika can use a beautiful cup of coffee;
  • To supplement this Topiary may chocolates.

The seeds can be dyed using the spray or varnish. 

Coffee tree (photo workshop)

The main stage of the manufacturing bases for the crown you already know. Crohn may be performed not necessarily in the shape of balls. If planned Topiary "a heart", The foundation is done using a cardboard template, pasted over with a crumpled paper or cotton wool.

The basis for the crown of best paint in the same tone of coffee, to avoid gaps. Best Mode for decoration - glueing the base grains in two layers: first layer - fault to the ball, the second layer - on the contrary. You can also paste grain flake wayThe basis for the crown of best paint in the same tone of coffee, to avoid gaps. Best Mode for decoration - glueing the base grains in two layers: first layer - fault to the ball, the second layer - on the contrary. You can also paste grain flake way

The pledge of quality and aesthetically attractive design of the crown - the correct location of the coffee beans. They can be placed in a pattern or a chaotic manner, but must fit tightly to each otherThe pledge of quality and aesthetically attractive design of the crown - the correct location of the coffee beans. They can be placed in a pattern or a chaotic manner, but must fit tightly to each other

Wand-barrel can be arranged in any manner: wrap the tape or string, okleit paper or beads or dye. Next, it is important to precisely fix the topiary in a pot. As the binder mixture is recommended to fill only a third of the pot, so that it was not bulky, the remaining space is filled with any decor: stones, the same grains or sweetsWand-barrel can be arranged in any manner: wrap the tape or string, okleit paper or beads or dye. Next, it is important to precisely fix the topiary in a pot. As the binder mixture is recommended to fill only a third of the pot, so that it was not bulky, the remaining space is filled with any decor: stones, the same grains or sweets

Finishing touches in the design tree may include stem decoration, crowns and pot with beads, sequins, bows whether other elementsFinishing touches in the design tree may include stem decoration, crowns and pot with beads, sequins, bows whether other elements

When the communication mix frozen and dried glue residue - Topiary readyWhen the communication mix frozen and dried glue residue - Topiary ready

Topiary of napkins: delicate flowers

Modern napkins made of paper - this is more of a decorative means than domestic. The structure napkins and drawing inspired by the masters on the broadest application of these same tissues. In particular, and in the manufacture of topiary.

Gentle colors for wood happiness can be made from ordinary things - napkins condimentGentle colors for wood happiness can be made from ordinary things - napkins condiment

As in this case, you can use wipes:

  • Make from the fragments napkins flowers, buds, rosettes, already be of them composition;
  • Paste topsheet napkin smooth ball-basis for the crown (decoupage principle) coating a layer of lacquer;
  • The creation of numerous tiny clumps of napkins and wrapping these lumps bowl-base with the formation of textured crown.

Napkins - good stuff, and to decorate the tree trunk or a pot. And here you will need to use methods of decoupage techniques. Especially ornate obtained from New topiary napkins and a textural firs.

Topiary of napkins with your hands (video)

Topiary of cones: Christmas decoration or memories of autumn

This will be an excellent topiary winter decoration, and the autumn decor bumps in some way related. Most often subjected themselves cones decorative treatment. So, for their Topiary often painted gold paint-spray (or silver). And with a simple bleach usual bumps without staining can turn virtually white.

Happiness tree from the cones can be treated as the autumn, and for New Year decorationHappiness tree from the cones can be treated as the autumn, and for New Year decoration

Topiary of cones - is often a tree with a round crown, pasted cones. Sometimes the crown can have a heart shape. Christmas topiary can be done in the form of snowflakes knobs. In this case, it is desirable to cover the snowflake artificial snow. This may be a conventional large sea salt, fixed on a PVA glue.

As autumn crafts such Topiary includes more chestnuts, acorns, nuts and leaves.

Shishechny decor: tree of happiness (photo workshop)

Let us consider the tree of happiness from the process of making the cones in the autumn theme. As the base to be used styrofoam ball, which can be replaced with their hands made from any balloon material.

For the fall of topiary cones we need a ball-base-stick barrel, pot, gypsum or plaster, glue gun, cones and other decorFor the fall of topiary cones we need a ball-base-stick barrel, pot, gypsum or plaster, glue gun, cones and other decor

Trunk make out the string, fixing adhesive cord every few turns. We perform the base hole to fill it and the adhesive on the barrel ball nasazhivajutTrunk make out the string, fixing adhesive cord every few turns. We perform the base hole to fill it and the adhesive on the barrel ball nasazhivajut

Fasten the future tree in a pot, decorate the surface of twine, papered balloon cones and other decor in a random orderFasten the future tree in a pot, decorate the surface of twine, papered balloon cones and other decor in a random order

The final touch in the aesthetic design of the support and Topiary readyThe final touch in the aesthetic design of the support and Topiary ready

The product of satin ribbons: Tree of happiness with his own hands

Satin ribbon - inexpensive and readily available material that can be used at different stages of the manufacture of topiary. In most cases, belts are used as an additional decor. They strapped pots, barrels, bows of satin ribbons complement the crown.

But popular and this kind of topiary as souvenir tree with flowers of satin ribbons.

Flowers of years can do different from traditional roses to daisiesFlowers of years can do different from traditional roses to daisies

The principle of the creation of such trees is simple:

  • From satin ribbons of different colors formed bud, parts which are stitched with blind stitches;
  • Made-required number of buds of flowers, which are fixed on the ball hot glue-based;
  • Tree trunk is wrapped satin tape or a combination thereof;
  • Pot is also possible to tie a thin ribbon.

Topiary of satin ribbons delicate shades can be fine wedding sapling as beautiful present bride and groom and wedding decorTopiary of satin ribbons delicate shades can be fine wedding sapling as beautiful present bride and groom and wedding decor

Video workshop will show the process of making trees of the tapes more closely.

Topiary of satin ribbons (video MK)

Autumn Topiary: memories of the golden pore

Autumn tree, gift Topiary like nothing else decorate the house, if it wants to bring accents fall lyrics. The most commonly used natural materials, which can be found in literally under their feet.

Cones, chestnuts, acorns, dried flowers, berries, mountain ash, and, of course, leaves are widely used.

Autumn happiness tree may be in the form of leaves of flower bowl or complete fall composition of a large abundance of Autumn happiness tree may be in the form of leaves of flower bowl or complete fall composition of a large abundance of "autumn gifts"

Topiary popular this kind as a tree with a crown of roses, which are made of leaf. To not withered leaves, they can be impregnated with a solution of glycerine. However, this process is not so simple, though, because two or three weeks glycerin is absorbed into a sheet through a slightly notched twig. And then another three weeks the leaves will dry.

In some workshops can be found that an anti-wilting of leaves - an ordinary hair spray. Rosette of leaves formed, and many roses make a beautiful crown of the Topiary.

Topiary "school tree" with his own hands (video)

Marine Topiary: souvenirs made of shells

The best way to somehow creatively preserve your memories of beach holidays - is the creation of a souvenir tree on the sea theme. Uses and different size shells, pebbles and sea, and all that is somehow reminiscent of the sea.

If the decor with a maritime theme is not too much, you can use the e sisal, painted in the appropriate color as a base material for decorating the crownIf the decor with a maritime theme is not too much, you can use the e sisal, painted in the appropriate color as a base material for decorating the crown

Topiary can be done as follows:

  • Crown okleit beautiful shells and garnish with a ball in one place decorative starfish;
  • Trunk wrap satin blue or turquoise blue ribbon;
  • Pot can become a souvenir noggin bought just on holiday, and if it has some sort of symbolic inscription - better yet;
  • The pot can sketch smooth pebbles or sea sand.

Instead of a circular crown crown can be in the form of heart. And this, in turn, can be such a picture frame where the canvas of shells frames the photo with marine recreation.

Topiary in a nautical style (photo workshop)

MK with step by step photos show how to make a topiary of shells in detail.

To create a tree of happiness in a maritime theme, we need to set a standard for the manufacture of wood and decorated in a sea of ​​stones, shells, etc.To create a tree of happiness in a maritime theme, we need to set a standard for the manufacture of wood and decorated in a sea of ​​stones, shells, etc.

Master Class begins with seashells decorating the crown. Avoid them as much as possible to stick tightly to each other, to educate as small as possible. When the ball pasted, skewer it on the barrel, do not forget to fix the glueMaster Class begins with seashells decorating the crown. Avoid them as much as possible to stick tightly to each other, to educate as small as possible. When the ball pasted, skewer it on the barrel, do not forget to fix the glue

Complete the decoration of artificial pearls, ribbons and other attractive elements to the marine themeComplete the decoration of artificial pearls, ribbons and other attractive elements to the marine theme

Prepare binder solution. Instead of the traditional pot will look great transparent vase round, something resembling an aquarium filled with marine decorPrepare binder solution. Instead of the traditional pot will look great transparent vase round, something resembling an aquarium filled with marine decor

Topiary fix a flat, wait until hardens. When completely dry the solution and glue - the product can be considered readyTopiary fix a flat, wait until hardens. When completely dry the solution and glue - the product can be considered ready

Topiary of paper-ripple

Crepe paper is cheap, and the number of handicraft items, which you can use - great. Making Topiary also could not do without the use of corrugated paper (or crepe paper).

The most common type of topiary - flower crown. Of crepe paper, you can make incredibly beautiful, very similar to real flowers roses, peonies, cornflowers, etc. Such flowers can be done only from corrugated paper or by using small balls, frames (e.g., candies)The most common type of topiary - flower crown. Of crepe paper, you can make incredibly beautiful, very similar to real flowers roses, peonies, cornflowers, etc. Such flowers can be done only from corrugated paper or by using small balls, frames (e.g., candies)

Having made the required number of colors of the corrugation paper, they are glued to the bowl-base Melt forming a flower crown.

In corrugated paper has excellent properties - it is flexible, well-stretched, so that the petals are obtained incredibly believable.

Master Class: Topiary of corrugated paper (video)

Topiary "Money Tree": How to attract financial prosperity

Topiary itself is often referred to as cash sapling, although initially he was considered a tree of happiness. But such a happy turn souvenir in cash can also be a symbol - or a coin used for this purpose, or bills (souvenir, of course).

Money Tree can be issued only bills, some coins or banknotes and coins in the complexMoney Tree can be issued only bills, some coins or banknotes and coins in the complex

Coins can be a beautiful decoration of the crown. Only need to take ten-coin gold apparent. They do not need to further decorate, varnish or perform other procedures. Glued coins on the basis of scales, initially one coin, on top of it - two more, so that the first one was in the middle. A glued others around these three coins.

Money tree their bills also looks great, only the bills need to submit gracefully. Of these buds formed, rolls, "birds", etc. Such a money tree - great gift to a young family, which has yet to build your family budget.

Money Tree: Topiary of coins (photo workshop step by step)

For Topiary of the coins we need sonnets themselves, which can be both present and souvenirFor Topiary of the coins we need sonnets themselves, which can be both present and souvenir

Paste over the crown we will be scaled way, starting from the top crown of the futurePaste over the crown we will be scaled way, starting from the top crown of the future

Papered future crown trees gradually row by row, firmly fixing each coin. When the ball is almost entirely plastered with - do not forget to leave unformed fragment at the bottom of the crown to the mounting footPapered future crown trees gradually row by row, firmly fixing each coin. When the ball is almost entirely plastered with - do not forget to leave unformed fragment at the bottom of the crown to the mounting foot

For the legs, we need tough steel wire braid and decorative golden brown. Wire wrapped with tape, fixing decorations adhesive in several placesFor the legs, we need tough steel wire braid and decorative golden brown. Wire wrapped with tape, fixing decorations adhesive in several places

Fasten foot to the crown, decorate some coin sequinsFasten foot to the crown, decorate some coin sequins

Pot, wherein the tree will be possible to decorate textiles, or the same denominations of coinsPot, wherein the tree will be possible to decorate textiles, or the same denominations of coins

Fill the pot with plaster installed in target. When the gypsum hardens - decorate leg and cover the plaster layer of saltFill the pot with plaster installed in target. When the gypsum hardens - decorate leg and cover the plaster layer of salt

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Christmas Topiary: decorate the house for the holiday

Christmas tree souvenir - special topiary, which can be made from different materials. Topiary is most often done in the form of Christmas trees, it is the usual form of a circular crown is replaced by a Christmas tree.

Glitter and sparkling decor - the basic qualities of the New Year Topiary. Tree can be coated with gold or silver paint, visual design by combining all the elements togetherGlitter and sparkling decor - the basic qualities of the New Year Topiary. Tree can be coated with gold or silver paint, visual design by combining all the elements together

The cones are used as materials for the New Year's Topiary:

  • cones - in its natural form, and decorated;
  • Tulle or organza, from which you can make so-called cornets;
  • Felt - by itself, its texture is excellent decor;
  • sequins, of which can be created "Scale-tree";
  • Textile;
  • Christmas-tree tinsel and candy;
  • Chocolate candies and beautiful wrappers.

Happiness Christmas tree can be configured as a fir tree or the traditional round shapeHappiness Christmas tree can be configured as a fir tree or the traditional round shape

Christmas Topiary - a special decor. The use of rhinestones, beads, glass beads, buttons, lace and satin ribbons are welcome. As the pot can be used cups, which are decorated with cotton napkins a Christmas subject, tinsel, etc ..

Master Class: New Year tree of happiness (video)

Other options: what can be done Topiary

Almost anything can be an excellent basis for the decorative topiary. You can combine materials to create eclectic trees, etc ..

Millet nuts at first glance, you can create an unusual tree in any subjectMillet nuts at first glance, you can create an unusual tree in any subject

Examples topiary:

  • Topiary of buttons. Buttons of different sizes and colors can be a crown of trees. They are easily glued with them just work, and collect buttons of not difficult.
  • Topiary of paper roses. Paper roses from old sheet music notation (collections, many lying around in the attic) look very nice - it's vintage, which is now so relevant.
  • Topiary of pistachios. Pistachio shells, as decorated, as well as natural, can decorate the crown of trees.
  • Topiary pasta. Pasta - excellent material for decoration. They are easy to paint, varnish, glue together. It remains only to choose the desired shape pasta.

Sometimes it is not the most common materials complement traditional topiary.

Topiary of flowers - a great idea for greeting souvenirTopiary of flowers - a great idea for greeting souvenir

The unusual design of Topiary

European trees serve as an excellent decoration of the house. And for the kitchen and for the living room and other rooms, such trees will serve as a natural decor. And if the material from which made topiary, it is difficult today to surprise someone (though possible), the form can be precisely impress. 

A luminous tree of happiness - not only bright interior decoration, but also a night lightA luminous tree of happiness - not only bright interior decoration, but also a night light

Topiary Ideas:

  • Bonsai of rowan. Autumn hack, elegant, natural, simple in execution. In rowan beautiful texture, color, which can always be supplemented by another autumn vegetation. In order to build such beauty, look at the video workshop. Rowan tree red - the perfect autumn interior gift.
  • A heart. It looks great Topiary of burlap and beads in the form of heart. Often such Topiary used as an accessory for thematic photo sessions. 
  • Bonsai from lush fabrics. This tree will be decorated such occasions as weddings. You can build a lot of mini topiary, the creation of which does not take much time.
  • Tree-lighting. Cozy decoration for the home - and for the kitchen and the bedroom lovely option.
  • Topiary birthday. Today the popularity of Topiary not with the ball crown, and a figure indicating the number of complete years. Received two stem-stem, each of which "sits" figure. For example - 30. This may be the same topiary of coffee beans, a canopy-digits. But the pot in which grows this unusual tree, decorated accordingly the birthday of way.
  • Poppy Flower of coffee and burlap. Beautiful topiary obtained from coffee beans and fabrics, which together can create a poppy flower seeds where - is the core and the tissue - pitch. Instead, use a tissue may crepe paper.

Creative ideas for topiary can be drawn from the catalogs, the Internet, or based on your own imaginationCreative ideas for topiary can be drawn from the catalogs, the Internet, or based on your own imagination

Home with their own hands, you can create a real mini-gardens of these trees. As a basis we can take pictures from the Internet, video instructions, decor catalogs for the kitchen.

Express Topiary: a master class for beginners (video)

Among Topiary everyone can find the one that he wants to create. And if you can come up with their European tree, be sure to capture it on video or photos to share experiences with other artists.

Topiary with their hands (photo)