Cut paper posies to make any occasion more festive!
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Step 1: Supplies Needed:
• colored printer paper,
• or cut up holographic bags purchased at dollar store
• or any heavy weight gift wrap
marker or pen
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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