FreeKidsCrafts Contest Winnerhttp://www.freekidscrafts.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=17&Itemid=34
Contest Winner, Maricel Fabi, is from Fairfax Virginia and has been making cards since 1996 for friends and family. Since then her interest has broadened to paper crafts, gift wrapping, children's crafts and home decorating. She enjoys the challenge of coming up with new ideas and designs.
This beautiful Poinsettia is inexpensive to make and will be treasured for years to come.
Size: About 3 ½” diameter
Ribbon: 5/8 wide satin or grosgrain
1/8 wide satin for hanging loop
Small colored Christmas balls
White craft glue
Cut eight 3” lengths of 5/8 ribbon. Cut off ends diagonally as shown in the photo.Opposite ends measures 2 3/8”.
Bring ends of each ribbon together and overlap points entirely to form a cone. Glue.
Arrange cones in a tight circle, overlapped ends out. Glue together from back where sides touch.
Insert colored balls in center and hot glue in place. Note: You may use one large ball.
Fold narrow ribbon in half and glue ends to back of ornament for hanging loop.
Your ornament is complete!