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I found instructables more than a year ago while I was searching for paper flower
tutorials and I was amazed to find out all these amazing flower tutorials in this site.
After a long time I've finally decided to post a paper flower ible as soon as I saw
these paper flowers on a facebook page. I wasn't sure what to name this flower,
though it looked quite similar to Saccharum spontaneum (kans grass), but as this
flower has a lot of swirls I named it 'swirly paper flower'.
They're really easy and fun to make, hope you like'em!
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Step 1: Materials Needed
To make this flower you'll need:
1. Colored paper,
2. Customized colored paper,
3. Scissor,
4. Glue.
Step 2: Preparing Paper Strips
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You can use single colored (usual craft paper) papers for making these flowers but
I liked using the customized colored papers for making them. You can paint the
papers with the colors of your choice and create beautiful shades to make the
flowers look prettier.
First, you have to cut the colored paper into strips of at least 2 inches width and
length of your choice, I kept the paper strips 2 X 8 inches.
Make a thin fold along any one of the vertical edges (of the strips).
Step 3: Cutting Fringes
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You can fold the paper strip into half to save your time cutting fringes on it,
Cut the paper strip horizontally, but not all the way through. Leave 1 cm of the strip
along the vertical edges, or more clearly leave the thin folded area (the vertical fold
made in step 1) intact.
Try to cut all the fringes equally, no pressure, I'm sure you can do it,
Also try to keep the fringes as thin as possible, the thinner the fringes the prettier
the flower :)
Step 4: Making Swirls
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Now that you're done cutting fringes along the vertical edges it's time to roll the thin
strips (fringes) into swirly patterns.
Start rolling each strip from its end and all the way through the other end, which
means use the whole strip (fringe) to make a swirly pattern.
This is the only step which takes time but it's the most important step.
Roll each strip one by one and make sure the swirls turn out fine.
Take your time and make the swirls carefully, I'm telling you it's worth it :)
Step 5: Making the Stem
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Before making the flower you'll have to make a stem for the flower.
Use green paper for making the stem.
Cut a long strip (2 X 10 inches) of green craft paper, start rolling the paper
diagonally from any one end (corner) and keep rolling the paper till you reach the
other end.
Apply a small amount of glue on both ends of the rolled paper to make sure the roll
is secure.
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Take the swirly-fringed paper and apply glue along the intact part of the swirly-
fringed paper- see the first picture of this step to be more clear about on which part
to apply the glue.
Wrap the glued area of the swirly-fringed paper on the green rolled paper (stem),
Start gluing it from the top of the stem carefully rolling it towards the bottom of the
stem. Keep rolling (and gluing) until the swirly paper ends.
You'll be happy to see how pretty the flower turns out!
Step 7: Adding Leaves
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Use green craft papers for making the leaves.
Cut a small piece ( 2 X 3 inches) green paper,
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Fold the paper in 1 cm accordion fold,
Cut any one side into a pointy shape,
Unfold the paper and glue it around the stem, below the paper flower.
Done! Make as many as you want (or can!), use different beautiful colors. Paper
crafts are always amazing and this was a fun one!
Enjoy!
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Thanks you sis! :p
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Thanks! congrats to you as well :)
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Thanks a bunch Linda!
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Thanks Tarun! yes, the medals make me happy every time I see them :)
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hey keep smiling!! look at the two cups on top smiling at you. congrats!
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Thank you sooo much Ayesha!
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WE MADE THE CUT OF 18 FINALISTS
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Thanks! yes, fingers crossed for
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Good to know! :p :D
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Thanks! I really wanted that mug. The contests these days have cool
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Thanks Em! same to you :)
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Thanks faiza! :D
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These are so cute. They remind me of "skinny" hyacinths
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Thanks a bunch! yeah, they do
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These are lovely, they remind me of gladioli.
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