Figures from foam to give
Suburban area – an area where you not only need to care for a garden, and area where you can relax with your loved ones or friends from the city life rhythm. To cottage was comfortable and beautiful, should pay attention to the improvement of their possessions. We offer an interesting and unusual design ideas suburban area without much cash outlay. You need creativity and a few hours of free time.
We have already seen information on how to make crafts from plastic bottles, tires of the car and so on. Today I want to share the idea of creating jewelry made of foam. If you still have the foam packaging from the purchase of home appliances, the material is just perfect for the job. Begin by creating a work of art for the suburban area.
Properties of the foam and pieces of it
Before you get to work with such material, you need to learn about its properties. It is a very light material, which is well treatable. To place the foam shapes on the ground, they need to commit or weighted with cement mortar.
In contact with the cement, asphalt, roofing material or plaster with foam reaction does not occur. This material is resistant to organic acids and ammonia. Details of the figures out of foam perfectly are bonded to each other, but please note that the foam can deteriorate from exposure to acetone, dichloroethane and benzene.
What you need to prepare to work?
Foam decorations can be not only flat, but the bulk of the species, therefore, every piece of material must be used intelligently. To start creating products, you need to prepare in advance:
• the foam piece with a sketch of the figure or pattern;
• adhesive with the putty;
• screws tools for the job;
• color of paint;
• mounting foam or mortar.
Do the bird from foam
To handle the branches in the trees can make an amazing foam birds. First, take a flat piece of material, draw on it the image of a bird using the template. Then, you should cut a figure with a knife and putty the edges from all the edges of the finishing putty for exterior works.
The initial layer of putty needs to dry, then apply a second coat. When the figurine dries, treated the edges with rough sandpaper.
Begin to paint our finished pieces. To do this, take facade paint water-based dispersion with the color of the desired tone. The paint will protect the foam from exposure to nail Polish. After the figure has dried paint, the bird is covered with several layers of varnish and fix it on the branch of a tree.
Mushrooms of foam to the cottage
Foam mushrooms especially look beautiful in the garden or at their summer cottage. They may be too large or conversely small to decorate the flower beds or the soil under the trees. We offer the option of making three-dimensional shapes. Hat of mushroom preferably cut out separately and then it will need to be fixed on the leg with a solution of putty and screws.
Paint the mushroom should be acrylic paint and apply a top varnish to the foam has not deteriorated from exposure to external factors.
Produce country shape: peacock
Wonderful figurine of a peacock would look great at your summer cottage or in the garden. This amazing bird can do the same method described earlier. Please note that the body of the figurine is executed from the volume of foam piece, and tail of a bird it is necessary to take a flat piece of material. Then the tail should be secured to the body of figurines, to apply 3 coats putty, sanded the blank, paint and varnish.
To create a large and heavy foam decorations, the frame must be covered with foam or cement.
The main feature of the polystyrene foam is that this material is environmentally friendly and completely safe.