Gorgeous Crêpe-Paper Flowers
These DIY crêpe-paper flowers are gorgeous and will guarantee long-lasting.
TULIP: Use 6 petals, a fringe stamen and two elongated leaves. Shape petals to cup inward slightly, roll three of them at the widest point to curve strongly inward. Pleat base of each petal, pinch folds in place. Attach heavily cupped petals to stamen, add remaining petals, overlapping slightly. Attach leaves low on stem.
PEONY: Use 35 petals and a button stamen. Shape petals to cup inward slightly. Pleat base of each petal, pinch folds in place. Attach to stamen, positioning innermost petals low, with midpoints at stamen’s head, raise each subsequent ring of petals slightly. Curl tips of petals inward.
LILY: Use 5 petals, a pistil stamen, and an elongated leaf. Fold petals in half lengthwise, crease, then unfold. Shape petals to cup outward at widest point. Attach to stamen in an evenly spaced ring, leaving the pistils inside the stamen long.
ROSE: Use five small and seven large petals and a bud stamen. Cup petals at a point just below middle, curl upper edge outward. Pleat base of each petal, pinch folds in place. Attach petals to stamen, first positioning small petals lower on stamen and tightly curled around it, raise each subsequent ring of petals slightly, overlapping petals.