Spring Paper Flowers

 

Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

Step 9: Round the edges of both sides with scissors

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

 

Making Spring Paper Flowers

 

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

 

Natural Life Products with Spring Paper Flowers

 

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