Making Paper Flowers

Making paper flowers is a fun craft activity for young and old alike. They can be very simple in their design or much more complex. This is a guide about making paper flowers.
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October 5, 2016 Flag

Making an Origami Paper Flower

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This is a guide about making an origami paper flower. A beautiful flower arrangement can be made folding new or recycled paper with this Japanese paper art.

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October 3, 2016 Flag

Newspaper Flowers

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This is a guide about making newspaper flowers. Newspapers have long been put to a variety of uses. One fun craft project is making unique paper flowers.

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September 15, 2016 Flag

Make Paper Flowers
From Old Books

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This is a guide about making paper flowers from old books. An interesting way to recycle discarded books that creates beautiful decorations.

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June 4, 2015 Flag

Paper Dahlia

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This is a guide about making a paper dahlia. This beautiful paper dahlia is made using a few simple supplies. Hang it on your wall and enjoy.

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April 4, 2015 Flag

pastel paper flowers

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This is a guide about making a scrapbook paper flower bouquet. Decorate your home with a bright spring bouquet made with colorful scrapbook papers.

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October 29, 2013 Flag

Making Tissue Paper Flowers

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This guide is about making tissue paper flowers. Lovely, colorful decorations can be made with this very thin craft paper.

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September 8, 2011 Flag

Making Paper Roses

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This is a guide about making paper roses. Paper roses are a simple, yet elegant decoration. Using brightly color papers you can create a bouquet that never wilts.

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May 9, 2008 Flag

Paper Flower Wreath

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Use circle template to cut a ring from cardstock. Trace big and small flowers onto decorative papers. Cut out. Punch a hole on center, and insert brad. Curl up the edges of each layer with your fingers.

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September 21, 2011 Flag

Completed flower with twisted stem.

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Take a paper that is blank and color it red or pink at the top, about two inches down. Then color the rest of the paper green, on both sides of the paper. When you arrange it a certain way and then twist the stem part and tape or tie it together, it makes a flower.

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February 2, 2010 Flag

Saw a nice tip about crafting when I read something in a calendar at the store. Use fragrance strips to cut out to make scented flowers. You could make a nice corsage or put the paper flowers on a wire stem, or even one of those wire place holders you see a lot of.

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January 4, 2008 Flag

I'm looking for instructions for making realistic paper flowers. I'm also looking for information about paper mosaics and faux stained glass.

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January 4, 20080 found this helpful

Look up HGTV.com. Then look at Creative Juice--they have done the projects you are asking about.

For paper flowers, use dyed coffee filters and trim the edges to look like the edges of a flower. I can't remember the rest, but I think you use a wire ore pipe cleaner for a stem and attach flower and stem with florist tape.

Mosaics--cut or tear small pieces of paper, create a design you like then glue or mod podge onto your project. Cover with a layer of Mod Podge which will dry clear.

Faux stain glass--I do the real stuff, but it did look interesting and easy enough. Good luck.

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January 6, 20080 found this helpful

This is a great Stained Glass & Mosaics site! ...It's an online catalog that sells stained glass supplies.

* They also have many "How-To" pages:

http://www.delp  ge=knowledgebase

Stained Glass:

http://www.delp  se_sub&id=84

Mosaics:

http://www.delp  se_sub&id=94

OR: search this GREAT site for directions

* Just type in "mosaics, stained glass or flowers" in their search engine:

http://www.diynetwork.com/

-----> CLASSES <-----

I'm "self-taught" in pretty much all of my many crafts (except sewing which I learned back in school & weaving & spinning). I teach painting (on pottery) classes... And, I've found that if you take classes, (with most any craft) You'll not have to learn things "the hard way" as the instructor will teach you their tips, tricks & short-cuts... I teach my students things that took me nearly 20 years to learn the hard way.... They pay $45 per class... to learn from my many years of experience & I MAKE SURE it's well worth their time & money.

HERE'S SOME IDEAS:

* Call your local Community College or an "ART Supply" store (or as a third option, a Craft Supply store) & ask about Classes...

* Or just look on Crags List for a "Starving Artist" (like me!) that would be happy to make a little bit of money to teach you tips, tricks, short-cuts & wisdom they've learned through the years.

(I especially love to see children learn!)

* Or, if you see someone selling Stained Glass or Mosaics at a Farmers Market or Craft Fair, take their card, & call them when they are less busy & ask them if you can apprentice or work for them & do their "dirty work" at no charge. * A GREAT way to learn!

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January 13, 20080 found this helpful

Martha Stewart has great paper flowers on her website. www.marthastewart.com

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March 25, 2013 Flag

How do I make Kleenex tissue carnations?

By Grams x3 from Cutler Bay, FL

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August 16, 2010 Flag

We were eating out and when we were done, Trey, our friend's teenage child, presented us all with a "paper rose." I could not tell you how he did it, even as I watched, art is amazing, and even this photo does not do justice to how much it looks like a rose. He started out by rolling the napkin into a cylinder, but the leaf, I have no idea.

Isn't it beautiful?

By Robyn Fed

napkin flower

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It is beautiful and a very thoughtful gesture and keepsake.

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