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DIY Crepe Paper Flowers

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Today our guest blogger is Aimee Santos from Swellmayde, one of the best DIY style blogs we know.

Mother’s Day is such a special holiday.  If you are struggling to figure out to what gift your mom this year, try something handmade and personal. This bouquet of DIY crepe paper flowers is the perfect touch of pretty and feminine, to show how much you care.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

MATERIALS:

green stem wire

2” crepe streamer roll

scissors

green floral tape

cute vase

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

STEPS:

1. Cut a 1 1/2 foot piece of the crepe streamer.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

2. Fold the cut piece into a 2 ¼” roll.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

3. Cut a curve at the top of the roll like the photo.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

4. Unroll.  Then, fold the the crepe paper piece in half, with the scallops staggered, as photoed.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

5. Starting with the folded end.  Then, wrap the flat side (uncut) around one end of the stem wire.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

6. Cut a piece of floral tape around 8” long. After wrapping around twice, cover the wrapped crepe paper with floral tape.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

7. Repeat step 5 and 6, until the entire crepe paper is wrapped around the stem wire.  Then, fully secure the crepe flower by wrapping the remaining floral tape around the stem wire.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers by Swellmayde for eBay Fashion

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2 Comments
 
  1. Kathy May 14, 2014 at 6:40 PM

    Very cute and easy idea, thank you!
    Kathy

  2. Ale June 9, 2014 at 2:13 PM

    Simple and cute! Thanks for sharing 😉

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