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Rolled Paper Roses

Placed on thin branches, these easy roses make a nice table decoration for Valentine's Day. They would also make great package toppers and could be used for other purposes.

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Approximate Time: about 20 minutes

Supplies:

  • colored card stock
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks

Instructions:

  1. Cut out a 6-inch circle from card stock. The larger the circle, the larger and fuller your flower will be.
  2. Begin cutting the circle into a spiral pattern. As you cut, try to create a scalloped edge by cutting the pattern in a wavy motion.
  3. Starting at the outer edge of the spiral, begin rolling the spiral very tightly.
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  5. Once you reach the center and have it wound tightly, release it and it will loosen slightly to look like a rose.
  6. Apply a small amount of glue to the bottom to hold it together.
  7. Attach several to thin branches and place in a vase for a centerpiece, or use one or more as package toppers, to decorate picture frames, use on scrapbook pages, etc.
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    By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC

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January 28, 20120 found this helpful

That is so cute! I am going to do lots of these!

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