Tulip Filled Umbrella Floral Arrangement

Tulip filled umbrella floral arrangement

What You'll Need:

Paper Umbrella
Duct Tape
Coordinating Ribbon
Hot Glue
Glue Dots
48 Stems of Tulips (24 of Each Color)
Zip Ties

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes

How to Make a Tulip Filled Umbrella Floral Arrangement

Every one knows April showers bring May flowers, but did you know our paper umbrellas bring tulips? Step into spring and make this simple artificial floral arrangement for your home. Pick your favorite colored umbrella and match colored tulips and ribbon to it. 

  • 1 Wrap handle with duct tape Duct taped umbrella handle

    Open the umbrella up all the way once to loosen the paper folds. Wrap a piece of Duct Tape approxamitely 6" down from the handle to the base to keep it from moving.

  • 2 Fluff umbrella Fluff paper umbrella

    Fluff the folds of the umbrella so they are pulled outwards to create a soft look to the front edge of the umbrella.

  • 3 Tie ribbon around umbrella tie ribbon around umbrella

    Select a ribbon to coordinate with your colored umbrella and tulips. Tie it around the umbrella, securing with hot glue or glue dots. Add a bow if desired.

  • 4 Add a hanging ribbon

    As needed, attach additional ribbon around the handle to hang.

  • 5 Bundle the tulips Bundles of tulips

    Bundle the tulips into small groupings of 16, 13, 12 and 7 stems. Use small zip ties to secure each bundle.

  • 6 Fill umbrella with flowers Tulip-filled umbrella

    Hang the umbrella as you would display it. One at a time, add 3 bundles of flowers to the front half of the umbrella. Fill and balance the flowers, shaping some of the flowers to cascade over the front edge.

  • 7 Add last bundle Add last bundle

    Add the last bundle behind the middle bundle to add additional height.