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Picture of Unlimited Imagination Flowers and Wreaths
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The craft of paper wreaths have been around for awhile and there are some truly gifted crafters out there. It's a really easy craft to make. So even if you are a new crafter or someone who just isn't artistic at all, this can still be accomplished. It doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful. This is listed under Christmas because the idea for this instructable is to inspire you to make a paper wreath, a holiday flower or even a small table centerpiece. Plus, they make great gifts because it shows you spent time thinking about them.  I hope to inspire the young and old alike, the crafty and not so crafty. Even the newest of crafters can accomplish this craft. II have listed many different ideas you can try out. If you have any questions along the way feel free to ask

I made a purple and white holiday flower for some friends of ours. The funny thing is all I had was glow in the dark hot glue so it glows too!! Follow steps 4-5 for the Purple and white flower wreath. Glow in the dark hot glue optional ;-)

We were having an Alice in Wonderland Themed party a few years back and I was trying to come up with a big flower with a face. Since I had a two week time limit my options were limited. I found a design to use paper rolls to create a wreath and I thought why not a flower?? I will show you how to do two different types of designs. One will be like my Alice Flower and the others will be a mix of lit and unlit flowers and wreaths. My lit wreath will be posted shortly.

Google paper wreaths to see some of the wonderful ideas that are out there

Cheap, easy and beautiful!

** I will be adding several projects shortly. Each will have it's own supply list in addition to the Main supply list. Keep an eye out for the main picture to change. I will update this each time I create a new one with new instructions. ** 


Main Supplies needed:

1/8" plywood in your desired size - you can also use hot glue and glue 3 pieces of cardboard together (it comes out surprisingly strong and stiff) will explain measurements in tutorial 

Drill with 1/4" drill bit - to drill holes for the leds to poke through so this is optional  (for wood base only)

Hack saw, dremel, some way to cut it into a circle

1-2 packs (200 sheets max depending the size you make) of colored paper your choosing - Keep in mind  to get a lot of fluff you gotta make a lot of spirals/petals

Hot glue gun and tons of glue sticks (5-6 bags)

Large bottle of fabric glue

Heavy duty staple gun 1/8" staples - optional

Two picture hangers - picture hanging wire - a small picture hanging kit from the $ store works just fine

One plastic tree man face - the packs that have eyes, nose and mouth to attach to your tree - toss the nose for my version
Will need to google for locating it in your area or online store

Or you could make them with some paper mache or paint them in

Pack of LED Holiday Lights - optional

Clear coat (optional)


 
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