A painted foam-centered column
makes a flexiable display option.
A heavy stone pillar
isn’t necessary to achieve the visual weight of this display option.
Completely constructed of foam-centered board, this pedestal is
painted to look weather-aged and has a custom floral-pavéd top. It
is light enough to be moved easily throughout the store and can be
made in multiples or repainted to capture various looks throughout
Just three pieces of
foam-centered board are needed to assemble the pedestal: two squares
for the top and bottom capitals and a large piece that is scored at
regular intervals and encircled for the column itself.
are “planted” in pots that surround the design. The all-white
palette, accented with cherubic angel statuary, gives a holiday
feeling that can carry beyond Christmas for customers’ enjoyment
throughout the winter.
Ranunculi, Hydrangeas, snowdrops (Galanthus), tulips, Amaryllises
and lilies-of-the-valley from Jim Marvin Enterprises; moss from Knud
Nielsen Company; Homestead pots from Sullivans; angel figurines from
Giftwares Co.; Styrofoam® brand plastic foam from FloraCraft
Corporation; ColorTex Texture Color Spray in Mossy, Quarry and
Flurry from Design Master Color Tool; clay pots and foam-centered
board from favorite suppliers. To contact these companies, see
“Product Source Guide” on Page 129.
Design by Gary Wells, AIFD
assembled column gray with a textured spray paint, then follow with
highlights of mossy green and white for a weathered finish.
the open foam-core “box” atop the pedestal, glue into it a square of
plastic foam that is cut to fit.
permanent Ranunculi blooms around the perimeter of the foam. Snip
permanent Hydrangea clusters from the stem, and pavé these through
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