How to Mark Garden Art Alliums
Step-by-step instructins for making giant allium garden art flowers from thrift shop supplies.
Melissa J. Will
metal, threaded, 1/8-inch diameter
12" circumference / 3.8" diameter
for spray painting
Spray paint metal rod green (optional).
1 3-foot Rod,
1 Spray Paint
Using 1/8-inch drill bit, drill 120 holes in softball at 90-degree angle for inserting nails.
Do a test hole first to be sure the hole is the right width to snugly fit a nail.
Insert metal rod (allium stem).
Insert nails into holes, fixing them firmly in place.
120 4-inch Flat-head Nails
Hold allium by rod in large cardboard box and spray paint purple.
1 Spray Paint,
1 Cardboard box
Allow to dry thoroughly. Display in garden.
If you keep your garden art alliums outdoors all year-round, the paint may need refreshing once a year.
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