Recycled Crafts: How to Make a Paper Flower

April 12, 2013 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Hello everyone! Today’s craft will be one of many ways to make paper flowers, a way that combines the natural elements of twigs as the flower stem with the upcycled look of paper petals.

Supplies:

Paper strips cut into ¾” x 4”

Hot glue

Scissors

Twig

Step 1:

Take the paper strip and cut out five rounded petal shapes. We used makeup to give the paper a little color.

Paper flower4

Step 2:

Glue one end onto the tip of the twig.

Paper flower2

Step 3:

Begin wrapping the strip of paper around the twig, fanning out the petals as you go.

Step 4:

Once you play around with the arrangement and are satisfied, use the hot glue gun to glue into place.

Paper flower1

Make 4 or 5 of these blooms for a floral arrangement and sit back to enjoy your handiwork!

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