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DIY Flower Pot Stakes Inspired by “it’s a small world”

What better way to bring a little “it’s a small world” home than with a little piece of the attraction! Family.Disney.com is sharing DIY Flower Pot Stakes that will bring mini versions of these iconic signs into your garden space. Before you begin the DIY project, you can also check out the video below for a ride through of the attraction. Happy crafting Disney fans!

What You’ll Need:

  • 4–5-inch wooden cutouts, in circles or hearts
  • 12-inch wooden dowels, for the flower stems
  • Basswood sheets, thin enough to be cut with scissors
  • Acrylic paint, in solid or glitter colors
  • Paintbrushes
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch 
  • Letter stickers or paint markers (optional)
  • Hot glue

How To Make It:

 

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1. Paint the wooden cutouts and wooden dowels with a base coat of acrylic paint in colors that match the flower or heart signs from “it’s a small world.” Allow to dry completely.

2. For any shapes that are not found already pre-cut (like petals, leaves, or small dots), the desired shape can be drawn onto thin basswood sheets and cut out with scissors. Small dots can be punched out from the wood sheet using a hole punch.

3. Paint any basswood cutouts with a base coat of the acrylic paint. Allow to dry completely. If more details are needed, use fine-tipped paintbrushes to add details atop the base coat of paint.

4. If using, paint the letter stickers with acrylic paint in colors that match the signs from “it’s a small world.” Paint markers can also be used to write out any script.

5. Add any final paint details with a fine-tipped paintbrush. Hot glue the finished wood pieces together to create mini versions of the iconic flower, heart, or leaf signs.

Notes: All cutting and hot gluing should be done by an adult.

Source: Family.Disney.com

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.