How to Make a Paper Flower Centerpiece

April 8, 2011 at 9:19 PM Leave a comment

If you’d like to decorate without the expense of fresh flowers or want a bouquet that requires no care and can be prepared in advance, consider making these simple yet elegant crepe paper flowers.

You can use crepe or tissue paper, and you’ll get a bunch of flowers from just a small amount of paper. Floral stems and wire give them a professional finish, and they’re easy to find at your local craft store. I “planted” mine in a ball of cotton yarn instead of in a vase—you could do this, too, to add color to the table. If it’s a crafty shower (for a baby or wedding), fiber fans could take the yarn home and knit or crochet a square each to make an afghan for the guest of honor.

Materials (makes at least 12 flowers)

Crepe paper or tissue paper (you don’t need anywhere near a whole…

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