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Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet

Make one single bloom or a whole bunch to put in a special vase for Valentnes Day or Mothers Day or just because you want to.

Supplies

Red and Pink Tissue Paper
Green Pipe Cleaners
Foamie Hearts
Heart Gemstones
Feather Boa
Cardboard Cone
Red Paint and Foam Brush
Tacky Glue
Scissors

Instructions

Instructions to Make Flowers:

Cut tissue paper into 5" x 11" pieces. Stack four pieces in alternating colors. Accordion fold back and forth in 3/4" folds so you have a 3/4" x 5" bunch. Cut the ends rounded. Pinch together the middle of the tissue bunch and twist a folded pipe cleaner tightly around it. Fan out the folds of tissue. Gently pull sheets apart starting at the top and shaping the flower as you go.

Instructions to Make Vase:

Paint cardboard cone red. Let dry. Decorate by gluing on foamie hearts and heart gemstones. Cut a piece of feather boa and glue around the bottom. Push the stems into the top of the cone. You may have to cut the top off the cone to make more room.

This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com.

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Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com

Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

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