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Easy Tissue Paper Flowers

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Tissue Paper Flowers are simple, quick, and inexpensive.  They are a thoughtful hand made gift that is easy to customize, looks beautiful, and can last a long time.  You can whip up a dozen flowers in about an hour.  It's a perfect gift or decoration for Valentine's Day!

To get started you'll probably have most of these items already laying around your house, if not you can find everything you need at your local $1 Store or Craft Store. This is what you need to make one dozen tissue paper flowers. One piece of tissue paper makes one flower. It's easiest to make the flowers in multiples of three. Adjust what you need based on how many flowers you want to make.

You'll Need:
12 Sheets of Tissue Paper (20"x26" or 20"x30")
12 Pipe Cleaners or other Flexible Wire
Scissors
A Vase

Optional:
Ribbon to decorate the Vase
Scotch Tape to attach the Ribbon to the Vase
A Ruler or Measuring Tape
 
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Step 1: Prep Your Paper

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Lay three sheets of unfolded tissue paper down on a flat surface. Stacking them on top pf each other.

Step 2: Fold your Paper

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Place the tissue paper stack in front of you portrait style. Take the bottom edge and fold in over one inch. Then flip it over and fold it back on the other side. Continue folding your way up the paper one inch at a time.

When you are done folding your tissue paper stack should look like an accordion.
Yte5 months ago
Great Job! I love all the colors you used and how easy they are to make.
tscott255 months ago
Very pretty! :-) And great idea for that someone special who's in the hospital or just home sick. And to Kawaiilover can you repost your coffee filter flowers? :-)
I just loved them, Thank you so much for sharing.

Very pretty! My favorite colors too!

kawaiilover5 months ago
Cute, try my way! Coffee filters :)

Sweet! love the flowers and the colors!