Intro: Quick Straw Wrapper Flower
Have you ever been at a restaurant bored waiting for your food?
Nowadays people go out to eat and although they attempt to stay away from constantly looking at their phones and try to be more social it does not always work and the wait for food seems to be getting a longer and longer.
When waiting for your food to come out and conversation is slow here is a fun trick to keep you busy!
Step 1: Parts and Equipment
- Straw wrapper
- Wrap straw
Step 2: Push the Straw All the Way Down in the Wrapper
Step 2: Push the straw all the way down in the wrapper
this should leave an open space on one side
Step 3: Rip Open Side of Straw Wrapper
Step 3: Rip the open side of the straw wrapper from where you just push the straw down
try to rip as evenly across as you can
you can throw away the ripped off piece
Step 4: Push Up Straw and Flatten Straw Wrapper
Step 4: Push up straw and pull out straw then flatten straw wrapper
you can now put your straw in your drink!
Step 5: Fold Straw Warpper in Half
Step 5: Fold straw warpper in half
Step 6: Create a Right Angle
Step 6: create a right angle with your straw wrapper
Step 7: Fold Each Side Back and Forth Over Each Other
Step 7: fold each side back and forth over each other
this should create small square box
Step 8: Hold Both End Pieces Top and Bottom
Step 8: hold both end pieces top and bottom
gently with both hands stretch out your box pulling both ends apart
Step 9: Crunch Up One End
Step 9: Letting go of top crunch up one end
holding one end of the straw with one hand use your other free hand to scrunch up the other end toward the top this action should be done slowly and gently making sure not to rip the paper
Step 10: Fold the Bottom in Half
Step 10: Fold the bottom in half creating the stem of the flower
Step 11: Conclusion
spend time socializing with your friends instead of sitting on your phone when you are out to eat.
This flower from a straw wrapper can wow your friends, you can also leave it with the tip for your waitress!