Introduction: Pretty Paper Package Posies

Cut paper posies to make any occasion more festive!

Step 1: Supplies Needed:

Assorted papers
• colored printer paper,
• or cut up holographic bags purchased at dollar store
• or any heavy weight gift wrap
scissors
marker or pen
paper fasteners
optional clothespins or additional types of fasteners and glue

Step 2: Step 1

Cut several sheets of paper into a square shapes of varying sizes (precision not needed)
Place on table pretty side up – (I used plain white for the diagrams)
Fold in half  - bottom to top

Step 3: Step 2

Fold in half left to right

Step 4: Step 3

Fold topmost layer diagonally in half by bringing the front right corner up to top left corner

Step 5: Step 4

Flip over to back and create a matching diagonal fold

Step 6: Step 5

Hold the triangle so the edge without any folds on it is at the top. Use a pen or marker to mark petals several different types of petals try pointy, rounded dimple ended, completely round with a fringe like edge (not shown)

Step 7: Step 6

Cut out between 3 and 6 sets of petals of staggering sizes.

Step 8: Step 7

Stack them up -add more if needed
rearrange till you like what you have

Step 9: Step 8

push a paper fastener through center of smallest cutout then push down through centers of the rest then push apart the fastener’s ends on back

Step 10: Step 9

Ready for your package!

Step 11: Step 10

To fasten the posy to package, either push the paper fastener through the ribbon before spreading apart the ends, or glue a small craft sized clothespin or other fastener to back
Use the clothespin to clip the posy to the ribbon, or the birthday girl’s collar

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Scrappy Vee (author)2014-02-08

Hey! Those are really neat!! Much nicer than the store bought ones :)

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