Spring Paper Flowers
Supplies: Wire (spaghetti-like width) Tissue Paper (the brighter the better!) Scissors Green Frog Tape Wire Cutters 6" Pipe Cleaners
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
Step 5: Take tissue paper for the center (black) and fringe the two shorter sides 1/3 of the way
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
Step 8: Twist pipe cleaner around tissue paper accordion to secure
Step 9: Round the edges of both sides with scissors
Step 10: Starting with middle piece (black), gently pull tissue paper towards the center one layer at a time.
Step 11: Create leaves by cutting first layer (green) into triangles
Step 12: Attach flower to stem by twisting pipe cleaner around wire. Use frog tape to cover pipe cleaner and to secure flower
13. All done! Look how we decorated with them below!!
Tag your photos #naturallifehappy so we can see! Happy Spring!!