Ahhh...Spring is in the air and we are rapidly entering the season of Prom. While you're busy stressing who you'll go with, or what your dress will look like - never fear. I've got the corsage covered. 

...but srsly LOLZ omg i hope that boi frm homeroom askz you 2 ~!pRoM!~ DU U TINK HE WULL?!?!

Step 1: Get your papers in order

I hit up my local Japanese paper goods store for the origami paper, but many other craft stores carry it, too.

For this project you will need:
  • Origami paper (5 sheets per flower)
  • Green electrical tape 
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Glue
<p>What size square do you use ???</p>
<p>These are so cute. I hot-glue a few to a piece of cardstock and gave it to my mom for mother's day. Thank you for the wonderful idea.</p>
<p>It was fun to make.</p>
<p>It was a fun craft! love the flowers :)</p>
Well these are just beautiful! You have so many interesting things on your page!
My mom loved when I gave her a vase of these! This was a great idea for mother's day.
Wow, this is a great idea! :D
i love that too
i used to did it when i was young<br>wake me of my childhood memory.<br>nice!<br>
Very nice.....
Re: downloading the PDF<br /><br />I've been able to download it successfully in both Chrome and Firefox. If you're having some problems try switching browsers
When I attempt to download the PDF I get the message &quot; it is broken. not complete. Howabout redoing the PDF please.
Any guy that gives his prom date a paper flower to wear on prom night instead of real flowers is too cheap to consider. What girl would want to wear a paper flower to the prom? If he sent his invitation to the prom with a paper flower, he'd be cool, though!
the guy that gives his prom date a paper flower to wear may have spent more time making those flowers than he would have buying some. cheap doesn't make anything any less special and definitely doesn't have to be a bad thing ;)<br> <br> e.g. the hubs and i are still pretty mushy after nearly 15 years and EVEN after i married him with origami flowers that i made on the way to the ceremony (except the one in my hair, which i made while i was getting my hair done). pics if you want to check them out:<br> <br> http://www.flickr.com/photos/karizmatic/2076535883/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/karizmatic/2077327494/<br> <br> for the prom goers out there - 'hope the cost (cheap or otherwise) does not affect how much you enjoy your prom!
lol &quot;hide the flask&quot; love it!<br>
OOps, Sory, but the PDF will not download, no matter how I try. Please fix it.
I've actually done this before and if you wanted to make it bigger, you could make half a circle with 6 of them or even just a whole circle(12) for display. When k,made them I used regular elmers white glue, it worked out perfectly!
I've been making these for a while and I've found that a glue stick works great :)
What type of glue did you use? I am afraid if I use that regular elmers it will make the paper sort of wet and cause it to get wrinkly and take forever to dry.
You probably shouldn't use regular Elmers, however they do also make a craft glue. I've used &quot;Washable Clear School Glue&quot; on some of my modular origami models and have found that just a tiny drop smeared around works really well. It only takes about 30 seconds to start drying, and as long as you don't put too much it shouldn't turn into a sticky mess.
if you put a little bit of elmers on it then spread it around evenly it shouldnt wrinkle to much/at all. if you dont feel safe using it, try a little bit of rubber cement. if you still dont like that idea, they do sell glue for papercraft (paper and fabric glue) at craft stores and in the craft isle in walmart. last i got some it was about 4 dollars for a fairly good amount.
This is fantastic! I'm going to have to make a few (or many)!
This is genius! I love it (:
Flowers are pretty<br>Especially when paper<br>Minus papercuts

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