Happy first day of Spring! This DIY Fiddle Leaf tree was so satisfying to make and probably one of my favorite budget saving projects ever! These trees usually sell for $100+ and I was able to make this for $50!
Found me the perfect branch in the woods lol. No sense in paying for something I can find in my backyard.
My piece of foam was a little too large for my pot (whoops, should have measured) so I took a bread knife and trimmed the edges.
I trimmed my foam to fit in the planter and then drilled a hole in the center for the branch.
I then drilled holes in random areas along the branch to insert the faux fiddle leaves.
I stuffed the planter with an old kraft grocery bag to add height, and then added my foam piece on top and then stuffed the sides to fill the gaps and make it compact.
I then took apart the faux fiddle leaf branches with pliers. Be careful! This is probably the hardest part of the project.
Time to add the main branch to the pot and then added the faux branches into the holes.
Then I hot glued the branches for extra support and so they would stay at certain angles.
I mixed acrylic paint together to match the color of the main branch. Then painted over the hot glue areas.
I then added the moss to the top to covered the foam.
Aint she soo cute?! Loved this project, perfect for spring!