Tissue paper flower is an easy-to-make craft this is best for a variety of vacations and occasions. School-age kids will especially love this craft due to the fact it permits them to create decor that can be used and admired. The materials required are easy to find, and children can use their growing dexterity to assist trim and pull out the tissues to make a complete bouquet of these beautiful flowers.
DIY Paper Flower
- 3 sheets (12-by-6-inch sheets or larger) of coloured tissue paper
- 1 sheet of green cardstock paper or building paper
- 1 inexperienced chenille stem/pipe cleaners
Take the tissue paper out of its package, stack three sheets on the pinnacle of one another, line them up, and reduce into 12-by-6-inch sheets. (For larger flowers, use higher sheets and reduce to your favoured size). Once reduce to size, be positive your sheets of tissue paper are stacked and lined up once earlier than you start folding your tissue paper.
Start with the shorter aspect (in this case, the 6-inch side) and make a 1-inch fold to start off an accordion fold. If you are making countless of these flowers, lay a couple of tissue paper sheets on the pinnacle of one any other at the equal time earlier than slicing to dimension (at least six to 12 sheets is ideal.
Once you have made a 1-inch fold in your stacked tissue paper edge, flip your tissue paper stack over for the subsequent fold, and then flip it lower back for the fold after that. Keep folding and turning over the paper till you have an accordion-style slender strip of tissue paper.
Take your scissors and trim the ends of the stacked tissue paper strip so that you have a rounded edge. This will help your tissue paper petals have a rounded appearance, like the petals of a real peony, when you unfold the flower later. Be sure to trim each end of your folded tissue paper stack.
To ensure the stem is centred, fold the tissue strip in half of and location the green pipe cleaner or chenille stem at the fold. Loop the “stem” around the middle of the folded tissue paper strip. Twist the pipe cleaner onto itself to maintain the tissue paper strip in place.
Starting on one side, start opening up the tissue paper folds you made. Be sure to pull apart the folds evenly from each end.
Gently separate the tissue paper sheets to unfold the petals of your flower. It will rapidly start to look like a beautiful blossom. Very young teenagers may also have a tough time with this part, so you may also desire to do this step and then have your infant fluff the petals once you are done. But even if it would not appear perfect, it will nevertheless be pretty, and your toddler will love displaying off her flower.
Having green leaves lends the blossoms even more of a practical look. Make a 2-inch fold in a piece of green cardstock or construction paper. The draw leaves on the folded edge. If you used 12-by-6-inch tissue paper for the flower, the leaves must be at least four inches long and about an inch at their widest point. Cut out the leaves.
Glue one or two leaves to the stem of each blossom, placing them anyplace you and your infant decide they look best. Once you have made a few tissue paper flowers, you can organize them in a vase or supply them as gifts for Valentine’s Day, Easter, or any other distinct occasion.
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