This dollar store flower decorating technique is going viral (7+ projects)

Plaster of Paris is an easy-to-use hardening agent. It's commonly used in projects like paper-mache and ornamental decorations. One trend that's blowing up Pinterest is using this plaster to coat flowers and create beautiful decorative floral pieces.
Plastering the flowers is as simple as mixing the plaster, gently coating the flowers and allowing them to dry. The result is surprisingly stunning. Check out how these crafters have taken the trend to the next level.
Advertisement
1. Plaster of Paris jars
Add a little pop to your bathroom storage solutions by attaching smaller plaster flowers to the lids of glass jars. Fill the jars with cotton balls or other essentials, and pop the cute lid on top. Feeling more decorative? Fill the jars with colored sand, shells or marbles.
DIY Everywhere
2. Plaster flower candle votive
This stunning project gives you elegant decor that's pretty and functional. You can even add tint to make the flowers a color that matches your home.
DIY Everywhere
3. Plaster of Paris flower hanging votive
This is a fun twist on the plaster-of-Paris flower trend. Once the flowers have hardened completely, attach the flowers and a small candle to a painted board for a pretty wall decoration.
DIY Everywhere
4. Plaster-dipped flowerpot
Give your herbs and spices a makeover with this adorable flower pot idea. After using plaster to coat your flowers, you can attach it to a pot to dress up your favorite plant. Have fun with these by painting the petals or adding jewels or extra pop.
DIY Everywhere
5. Plaster flower picture
Try a more traditional project for your plaster flowers. Choose a frame that's the same color as the plaster (white if you don't add tint), add plastered flowers, and hang it on your wall. Use different flowers in each frame for a modern design pop.
DIY Everywhere
6. Pretty plaster garbage can
There's no need to throw your trash in an ugly bin! Make it pretty by attaching plaster flowers to a wire garbage can. Note: The flowers are heavier in plaster, so you might want to try smaller flowers first. Check out the cute results below: (If you want to be super matchy matchy, we recommend a white wire basket.)
DIY Everywhere
7. Plaster rose sculpture
This project featured below is decidedly elegant! It looks stunning in all white (no tint needed), but you could go a little artsy and tint just a few of the flowers (or all of them).
Advertisement
DIY Everywhere

Mini pumpkins make the cutest fall decor ideas! Did you know there were so many things you could do with them?
June 25   ·  
Advertisement
If you like the look of penny decor but aren't committed enough to use them for your entire bathroom floor, etc. there are still ways to create smaller projects that will still add a unique touch to your home.
June 25   ·  
Baskets are so simple, but they can cost so much money...unless you make your own!
June 25   ·  
It's easy to allow your pantry to get cluttered behind closed doors. But with this clever trick, you'll be craving a fresh start in your cupboards.
June 25   ·  
If you're not using that saucer under your planter, check this out.
June 12   ·  
Carrie cringes over her bathroom's previous look, calling it 'dark, green, and yucky.' Not anymore!
June 4   ·  
 
Recommended
Advertisement