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Craft: Giant Tissue Paper Flowers

Craft: Giant Tissue Paper Flowers

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

These bold blossoms are fun to make and sure to add a bright touch to a Flower Party or any festive event.

Materials

FOR EACH FLOWER, YOU'LL NEED

  • 6 large sheets of tissue paper in different colors
  • 1 pipe cleaner
  • Scissors
  • Two 6-foot lengths of green crepe paper
  • One 4-foot bamboo garden stake
  • Tape

Instructions

Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 1

For each flower, stack 6 different-colored sheets of tissue paper, then fold the stack accordion style the long way.

Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 2

Twist a pipe cleaner around the center.

Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 3

Round both ends of the stack with scissors.

Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 4

Open the flower by gently pulling up 1 layer of tissue paper at a time toward the center.

Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 5

Turn over the flower and use the pipe cleaner ends to attach two 6-foot strips of crepe paper streamers to the bottom of the flower.

Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 6

Now take those same ends and wrap them around one end of a bamboo garden stake. Tape them in place to secure.

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