Collect tissue paper and reproduce this DIY

There’s a reason houseplants never go out of style. Some studies show they can benefit your concentration and productivity while also helping your stress levels and overall mood. And real plants even improve air quality. But having a living plant can be like having a very needy roommate. You have to keep track of watering it, trimming it when necessary and giving it the right amount of light.
Even though a faux plant won’t improve air quality, it will give you the aesthetic of a houseplant without so much maintenance. It’s an easy way to add some vibrancy to any room. For a low-cost and easy-to-do topiary, give this tissue paper project a try.
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Materials
- 2 pieces of green tissue paper
- Scissors
- Styrofoam ball
- Hot glue
- Small flower vase
- Wooden dowel
- Twine
- River rocks
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Instructions
1. Cut strips of tissue paper, and from those strips, cut squares that are roughly the same size.
2. Repeat step 1 with the rest of the tissue paper.
3. Crumple the squares of tissue into little individual balls.
4. Apply a small dot of hot glue to the styrofoam ball, and press one of the crumpled tissue paper pieces onto it.
5. Continue applying glue and tissue balls until the entire surface is covered with just one small space at the bottom. Place the tissue pieces tightly on the ball so no bare spots will appear.
6. Place the wooden dowel in the hole at the bottom of the flower vase.
7. Gently push the dowel into the open area on the styrofoam ball. Push it only far enough to be secure in the ball, not the entire way through.
8. Glue on additional tissue paper pieces to fill in any bare spaces around the dowel.
9. Wrap twine around the top of the vase or jar and tie a bow. Trim the ends if necessary.
10. Fill the vase or jar with river rocks to add a finishing touch and ensure the topiary doesn't tip over.
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