Spring Paper Flowers

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Supplies: Wire (spaghetti-like width) Tissue Paper (the brighter the better!) Scissors Green Frog Tape Wire Cutters 6" Pipe Cleaners

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Steps: Step 1: Cut 12" of wire per flower Step 2: Cut tissue paper into 8x8 squares for petal papers (yellow and orange in photo below) Step 3: Cut tissue paper into 4x2 rectangles for middle of flower (black in photo below) Step 4: Wrap wire with frog tape

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Step 5: Take tissue paper for the center (black) and fringe the two shorter sides 1/3 of the way

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Step 6: Layer tissue paper in pile starting with leaves, petals, middle (black). Make sure middle paper is centered. Step 7: Do a 1" accordion fold to create fan shape

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Step 8: Twist pipe cleaner around tissue paper accordion to secure

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Step 9: Round the edges of both sides with scissors

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Step 10: Starting with middle piece (black), gently pull tissue paper towards the center one layer at a time.

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Step 11: Create leaves by cutting first layer (green) into triangles

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Step 12: Attach flower to stem by twisting pipe cleaner around wire. Use frog tape to cover pipe cleaner and to secure flower

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13. All done! Look how we decorated with them below!!

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Tag your photos #naturallifehappy so we can see! Happy Spring!! ??


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