To make poppy flowers with crepe paper, wrap green crepe paper around a cotton ball to form the center, wrap fringed dark green crepe paper around the center to form the stamens, wrap red crepe paper petals around the stamens and secure with floral wire. Each flower takes about 15 minutes to make and requires various colors of crepe paper, scissors and floral wire.Know More
Wrap a 6-inch length of light green crepe paper around a cotton ball and secure it with a small piece of floral wire. Twist the excess green paper into a stem.
Cut fringes along a 6-inch length of dark green crepe paper. For a realistic look, twist each of the fringes and dip them into white glue. Dip the glued tips into corn grits and allow them to dry. Wrap the stamens around the center made with the cotton ball.
Cut three or four large mushroom-shaped petals out of red crepe paper. Wrap each of the petals around the stamens and center of the flower.
Finish the flower by tightly wrapping floral wire around the bottom of the blossom. Twist all of the excess paper into the stem. Wrap floral tape around the wire and continue tightly wrapping the excess twisted paper until the stem is 8 inches long.
In addition to tissue paper and scissors, the supplies needed to make tissue paper flowers depends upon the specific style of flower. For instance, Martha Stewart's tissue paper dahlias require only 24-gauge white, cloth-covered floral wire.Full Answer >
Get a square piece of paper and mark its center (the intersecting point between the two diagonal lines from the four corners). Fold the two opposite corners towards this center point. Fold up the bottom corner with the tip half an inch above the center point. Secure the bottom flap using glue or double-sided tape. Fold the top corner down with the tip resting half an inch below the center.Full Answer >
Paper flowers are easily made using pipe cleaners and tissue paper. Begin by folding a variety of colors of tissue paper in an accordion style, followed by wrapping it with pipe cleaners to serve as stems. Then, separate out the paper to achieve a flower-like appearance.Full Answer >
To make tulle flowers, trace a flower template onto a stack of tulle fabric, cut it out, arrange the pieces to stagger the petals and secure in the middle with decorative beads. Before working with tulle, it is a good idea to practice with inexpensive coffee filters.Full Answer >