Introduction: Super Mario Flower - Piranha Flower

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This is one of many instructables to come. This is a simple project to build a

piranha flower from the good old 8bit game days (Classics!)

Step 1: Materials Used

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  • 1 Can
  • Foam board
  • Milliput or Epoxy sculpt
  • Ducktape
  • As seen on TV water bubble things (had these laying around) Dollar store item i think
  • Paint
  • Painters tape
  • Cardboard

Tools used:

  • Dremel
  • Hot glue gun
  • Screw driver
  • scissors
  • precision blade (exacto knife)

Step 2: Shape the Plastic and Make the Flower Pot

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After all the items are cleaned and dried.

  1. Flower Shape:

Warm the plant watering thing - (I used a heat gun but a hairdryer might work) and mold into shape.

2. Flower Pot:

Cut the can in half then use ducktape and cardboard under to give the plant rim a more defined look.

Step 3: Cut and Assemble

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  1. Draw an open mouth on the bulb the cut with a Dremel or another tool.
  2. Cut the bottom of the watering bulb flat
  3. Add screw to bottom of the can (Something to connect the water bulb onto)
  4. Hot glue the watering bulb to the screw and stuff the can with paper

Step 4: Build Plant Mouth (Venus Flytrap)

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  1. Cut foam board into a large circle
  2. Score the circle in half
  3. Place a foam board, cardboard circle into cut bulb head opening.
  4. Trace outer foam circle to size of opening, then trim.
  5. Hot glue foam circle into the mouth
  6. Using epoxy clay form lips and teeth

Complete the pot

  1. Cut and Insert cardboard into top of flower pot (hot glue it) add epoxy to edges of pot
  2. Cut cardboard and glue to bottom of pot covering the screw

Step 5: Paint and Complete

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  1. Prime the entire project
  2. Add various size circles of tape to head of plant
  3. Paint head red, when dry remove tape circles
  4. Use epoxy clay and make leaves, prime and paint before attaching with hotglue
  5. Paint stem and leaves green
  6. Paint inside pot black
  7. Paint flower pot green
  8. Add red tongue

This is my first instructables, so hope you enjoy!


parisusa (author)2016-10-03

Congratulations on your first Instructable! Looks great! Big Mario fans in this house!

Dllama (author)parisusa2016-10-06

thanks for the support!

Swansong (author)2016-10-03

This is really cute! You should make a chain chomp to go with him :)

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