Here's a super easy, super cheap, super quick Dollar Tree silk flowers upcycle hack that does just that:
I got these great tea-stained-look Fall flowers at the Dollar Tree (they were mislabeled Berries, so I have no idea what they are. Maybe zinnias?) The only problem (and it was kinda major) was they had no centers! (See photo below) Kind of sad, and ALMOST a deal breaker, until inspiration hit.
I cut off one stem of a Dollar Tree fuzzy cattail, pulled off the actual cattail "bloom," then cut it into pieces, maybe an eighth of an inch long for each piece.
Then, I glued those pieces to the center of each individual flower, using a hot glue gun, and VOILA!
Much more realistic and expensive looking, IMO!
1 Dollar Tree Zinnia Bush
1 Dollar Tree Fuzzy Cattail Bush Stem
Newsprint or Paper Towels (to cover work area)
Do y'all ever buy artificial flowers at the Dollar Tree? What do you like, and what do you pass up? What's your favorite source for great deals on artificial flowers and greenery?