How to Decorate a Tiered Tray for Spring | Tier Tray Spring Topiaries and Flowers

How to Decorate a Tiered Tray for Spring | Tier Tray Spring Topiaries and Flowers

I am so over winter and ready for Spring. Who else agrees NO MORE WINTER?

Today I will be making 2 Tiered Tray topiaries and a tier tray bucket of blooms. Both of these DIYs are simple and fun. And they will add a little character to your Spring Tiered Trays.

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To create the topiaries for a tier tray. 

Step 1.

  • I used black, different shades of gray, and brown crafters paint to make the bucket look rusted and old.
  • I used a sponge, dipped it into the paint, dabbed off the excess, and dabbed it onto the white bucket.
  • This was a messy step and I had paint all over my hands. If you want to keep paint off your hands I would recommend using gloves on this step.

Step 2.

  • I used 2 skewers and stained them using Americana Antiquing wax.

Step 3. 

  • I used a dark green paint and a stencil brush to paint 2 small round styrofoam balls.

Step 4. 

  • I used my hot glue gun and some green moss. 
  • I applied the glue to the green ball and then dipped the ball into the  moss and rolled it around until the entire ball was covered with moss.

Step 5. 

  • I cut another styrofoam ball and cut it in half.

Step 6.

  • I placed half of the styrofoam ball into each bucket and inserted the skewer into them.

Step 7.

  • I added Spanish Moss to the bottom of each pot to cover the styrofoam ball.

To create the Bucket of Blooms

Step 8.

  • I used another small white bucket. I glued twine to the bottom and continued wrapping the bucket until I was at the first line of the bucket.

Step 9.

  • I cut another styrofoam ball in half and placed it in the bottom of the bucket.

Step 10.

  • I love these white and purple Lilac picks, so I cut them down to size and insert the end into the styrofoam. I also added Spanish Moss to cover up the styrofoam ball.


These topiaries and the bucket of blooms look amazing on my Spring tiered tray.

Supplies for this project.

Dollar Tree Items Used:

  • Little White Buckets
  • Twine
  • Skewers
  • Floral Picks
  • Small Round Foam Balls
  • Moss

Other Items Used:

  • Americana Antiquing
  • Wax Different Paints


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