DIY // Filigree Mum Brooch


What you’ll need:

  • Glue gun + 1 glue stick
  • 13″ inch lace ribbon
  • 1 Filigree (about 2-inches in diameter)
  • 1 Acrylic mum (1-inch in diameter or 36mmx36mm)
  • 1 brooch back

Order the DIY package (includes all supplies, except the glue gun) right, here at Bettina’s etsy shop.


Step by step instructions:

1. Plug in your glue gun, and place all the items in front of you.

2. Add a little bit of glue onto your filigree and place the ribbon folded downwards onto the filigree. Place the ribbon about 1/4-inch away from the middle, and press the hot glue/ribbon area down with a scissor or other piece of metal – for a secure hold and not to burn yourself. Continue with this step (placing each time a little bit of glue in between each folded ribbon) until you come around to where you began.

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3. If you have some ribbon left, cut the remaining piece off, but leave 1/2-inch for the last fold. Fold the ribbon downwards and glue it in place.


 4. Your finished filigree/ribbon should look like this! 


 5. Set the filigree aside. For the next step you need to turn the mum over and add a good amount of glue to it. 


 6. Press the mum immediately onto your filigree, holding it for a few seconds so the glue can set.


 7. Turn your almost complete brooch over, and add a stripe of glue to the back.


 8. Place your brooch-back onto the glue area and press down, holding it in place for a few seconds to set.


And your filigree-mum brooch is complete and ready to wear!

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