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Paper Flower Tutorials & Templates

Paper Flower Tutorials & Templates
Here’s a lovely assortment of paper flowers to make, I’ve organized them in a few sections for easier browsing: Bouquets & Centerpieces, Tissue Paper, Crepe, Origami and the rest under general tutorials. Many of these have free templates to download and most are surprisingly easy to make! I’ve also compiled a vintage booklet into a pdf tutorial that you can download. It shows step-by-step how to make crepe flowers (includes images). Just click the banner to the right to grab a copy for yourself. Ready to see what’s available from around the net? Stained Glass Style: Made with black construction paper and tissue paper of various colors. Double Fringe: You will need double-sided colored paper, scissors, glue, a ready-made or a do-it-yourself slotted tool, or just a wooden toothpick. Tulips: These are made with double sided decorative paper. Ornaments: Easy project made with cheap computer paper. Tissue

Gift Ideas For Poor Souls You know how it goes, a friend calls you and invites you to dinner at the last minute. OMG! What gift can you take?! I thought this was a wonderful idea. Supplies: Patterned paper-one 12 x 12" sheet. These directions will give you one flower. 1. 4. 5. Tip: For single sided paper. 6. Note: Florist tape is stretchy, just play with it and pull gently but firmly as you move down the stem. 7. Note, you will have to play around with the height of the petals, and where on the petal you start your tape. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. For tutorials on how to market yourself online, go here.

How to Make Crepe Paper Flowers April 28th, 2010 Email 278 users recommend paper flowers from photos by Rex Barrett for the crimson poppy, (c)2010 the crimson poppy, llc paper flower - red rose - by the crimson poppy Photo: photos by Rex Barrett for the crimson poppy, (c)2010 the crimson poppy, llc You've heard it all before: crepe and tissue paper flowers are fun, easy, economical, environmentally friendly, long-lasting, more or less non-allergenic, and a dozen other fabulous features I take for granted and have failed to mention here. If you're like me, you found online tutorials that had confusing text instructions or a video you followed super-carefully when cutting and gluing and twisting and folding ... and when it was all said and done, you had a globby, lop-sided, not-so-great-looking paper flower that wasn't realistic in the least. The wonderful truth is that crepe paper flowers don't have to turn out that way. When you make paper flowers, here's what you should know:

Grilled Corn and Tomato Fettuccine Last summer I fell in love with a million things. Nude nail polish, avocado toast, baked beans on top of eggs and super long walks with lots of gossip to name just a few. Oh and cold beer. By far, the cream of the crop was grilled corn. Anywaaaaay. Grilled corn is the bees knees. It became a thing. An addiction. Sooo… I also grilled the tomatoes, which was in a word… awesome. Grilled Corn and Tomato Fettuccine serves 2-4 1 pound whole wheat fettucine 4 large ears of corn 3 vine tomatoes, cut in half 1 green pepper, seeded and sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup + 3-4 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup parmesan cheese salt and pepper Preheat the grill on the highest setting. Boil water and prepare pasta according to directions. Once corn is finished, unwrap and let cool for a few minutes. Summer rocks my world.

Rolled Paper Roses Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. 2. 3. Okay, so let’s begin. Here’s what you’ll need: :: paper {either cover or text weight} :: florist wire :: scissors, pencil, glue gun STEP ONE: cut irregular circle This circle is approximately 8 inches, but you can do any size you wish. STEP TWO: cut spiral Start at the outside edge and cut in a spiral fashion to the center. I like a sort of bumpy shape so that the petals end up a bit irregular If you aren’t so sure about your cutting skills, feel free to draw your spiral before cutting. To add a little interest to my bouquet, I used a variety of yellow scrapbook papers {my favorite is that yellow dot} STEP THREE: roll your blossom start at the outside edge and coil tightly STEP FOUR: release coil

Planter umbrella stand Strong wind is no friend to most patio umbrellas, but it would take a hurricane to budge this setup. The umbrella rises from a sleeve centered in a flowerpot that's filled with three layers of material: a bottom layer of lava rock to hold the sleeve in place, a center layer of concrete for extra rigidity, and a top layer of planting mix. When there's no need for shade, just lift out the umbrella -- the plants should mask the sleeve. Choose any large pot and umbrella that match your garden decor and coordinate with each other. The container should be broad-based for stability and at least 15 inches tall (ours is 24 inches) and 20 inches in diameter so there's room for the three layers. Use 1½-inch ABS (a black plastic vent) pipe from a home improvement store for the sleeve; make sure the umbrella pole will slip inside it easily. The cost will vary depending on the umbrella, pot, and plants you choose, but it shouldn't exceed $200. Tools Materials How to build your umbrella stand

Monkey Bread Growing up in my household, there were a few recipes that my dad would make with us kids on a regular basis. Monkey Bread was always a Sunday morning favorite. It really helps to have some extra hands around when it comes to all the cutting and coating in sugar that is required. I made this when Hubby’s siblings were in town and we all enjoyed the sugary sweetness just as much as I remember from my childhood. Since this was the first time I’ve made Monkey Bread without the help of my Dad, I did overcook the syrup a bit. One year ago – Tomatoes Stuffed with Salmon Dill DipMonkey Bread – recipe from my Dad – no idea where it originally comes from4 cans Pillsbury biscuit (get the kind that come in a 4 pack, the small ones, not the Grands)Sugar coating:2/3 brown sugar - I was running low on brown sugar, so I used 1/3 cup white and 1/3 cup brown1/2 tsp cinnamonSyrup topping:3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter1 cup brown sugar1/2 Tbsp cinnamon Preheat oven to 350. Leave a Comment

Hair Flower 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! Supplies: · Synthetic Silky Fabric · Scissors · Candle (preferably a tea light) Additional supplies: · Needle and Thread, Glue Dots or Glue Gun · Buttons and/or Beads Directions: 1. Make the largest one’s diameter about half an inch larger than you want the diameter of the flower, as the petals will end up shrinking a bit. 2. You can also cut around the pattern and skip the drawing part, it just might not be as uniform . . . but with these, uniform isn’t necessary. 3. Cut just inside the drawn lines to make a circle out of the fabric. 4. Be very careful (please have adult supervision, this is rather dangerous), as it is very easy to get burnt. 5.

DIY Projects, Room Designs, Home Ideas & Do It Yourself Tips for Hands-On People | Fresh Home Ideas How to Make Marshmallow Fondant This time I decided to make it with those mini fruit flavored marshmallows. I had to sort them by colour first. I figured they would add a little bit of flavor to the fondant so I wouldn't have to add much flavoring oil. I use gel colours to dye my fondant but regular food colouring will work too. You won't be able to get really dark colours without making your fondant sticky, but for lighter colours you can just even it out with more icing sugar. I also had lemon oil and coconut flavoring on hand.. oh la la the value brand (which still works fine). Step One: Take a couple of handfuls of marshmallows and put them in a microwave safe bowl. I like to make smaller batches because its easier to add the colour to the melted marshmallow than it is to work the colour into the fondant later. Step Two: Stick the marshmallows in the microwave for ten seconds at a time until the are puffed up and easily stir into a goo with a wooden spoon. Step Three: Step Four: Fondant with the icing sugar kneaded in.

Zipper Rosette Bracelet Hi! I'm Heidi from Sew Craft Create. I have two sweet, little girlies and a serious addiction to all things crafty! I am so excited to be here today and today I am teaching you how to make zipper rosettes! What you need: Zippers {any color, any size} needle & thread *hard interfacing *hot glue gun Step One: Cut entire length of zipper, leaving just over a 1/4 inch on either side. Cut ends off zipper. Separate zipper. Fold 1/4 inch of the zipper onto itself. Wrap & stitch (same way) until you have 3 rows. Step Six: Insert needle through two rows (the new row and the row directly beneath it). Insert it from back of the rosette. Then insert needle from front to back. Keep wrapping and repeat step six every 1/8 inch until done. Step Seven: Once zipper is desired size, cut off remainder. Attaching to hard surface: Cut extra-heavyweight interfacing to fit rosettes. Attaching to soft surface (i.e., fabric): Skip step eight and sew directly onto fabric. All done! Attach to anything!

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