by Quynh Nguyen of The Posey Box
There’s something adorable about the spotted leaves of an Angel Wing Begonia, which I set out to capture in my latest tutorial.
You can adapt these techniques to make your plant as unique as you are. Give the leaves a more jagged edge, or create a redder variety. The possibilities are endless!
But first, let’s talk about glue and paint.
I used Aleene’s Clear Tacky Glue for this tutorial, and I highly recommend it. It is so much tackier and dries super fast. I also love that it doesn’t yellow over time, which is key for long-living flowers like ours. Remember to close the cap between uses—it’s easy to forget when you’re in the middle of a project!
The Tulip Dimensional Paint for the dots is so easy to use, and it comes in a variety of colors that you can experiment and play with. Consider mixing the colors together to get a darker or...
Daisies are a well-loved and popular flower—and for good reason! Nothing brings a smile to my face quite like a daisy. It’s just so cheerful! Unsurprisingly, daisies have long represented youthfulness and innocence. You could spend hours reading the many folktales, myths, and stories that feature daisies with that kind of symbolism.
Because they are so easy to grow—and so gosh darn cute—daisies have spread all over the world. They do much of that spreading all on their own: daisies are notorious for taking over as much of your garden bed as possible if left unchecked. This makes them a great plant to share, though, since one of the easiest ways to grow them is by propagation. You can divide a clump of overgrown daisies and plant the removed parts somewhere else with ease. Maybe you’ve grown some in your flower beds! If so, you know just how easy it is.
You may not know that a daisy opens at dawn. That’s where the name comes from:...