Paper Marigolds

Quick Dry Adhesive Supplies: Helmar 450 hole punch, decorative scissors,

Bazzill Basics Flower Pot Collection edge scissors, embossing stylus, 10 mm brad or decorative center

1. Using a five petaled flower, select two large and two medium flowers. 2. Use a standard hole punch to make a hole in the center of each flower.

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3. Trim the edges of each petal with pinking shears or decorative edge scissors. 4.Repeat for all four flowers.

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5. Use an embossing stylus to create a fold line in the center of each petal. 6. Fold the large flowers on the fold line so that the fold line is pointing upward. Fold the medium flowers so that the fold line is pointing downward.

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7. Make a small cut in between each petal on all four flowers. Be careful to not cut all the way through to the center hole. 8. Take one large flower and hold it so that the fold lines are facing upward. Place adhesive around the center hole. 9. Place the second large flower onto the first with the fold line on the petals facing upward. Stagger the petals on each layer so that they don’t overlap. Press the flowers together at the center to set the adhesive.

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10. Place adhesive around the center hole of the assembled flower. 11. Place one medium flower on top of the assembled flower with the fold lines on the petals facing downward. Press the flowers together at the center to set the adhesive.

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12. Cut away one petal on the remaining medium flower. 13. Place adhesive on the top of the petal to the left of the cut. 14. Bring the petal to the right of the cut to the left and place it on top of the petal with the adhesive. Press together to create one petal.

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15. Place adhesive around the center hole of the assembled flower. 16. Place the three petal flower on top of the assembled flower pressing it into the adhesive.

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17. If you plan to add a stem to your flower, prepare one now. (See the stem tutorial for instructions.) 18. Place a small amount of adhesive in the center of the flower. Insert the wire stem so that the loop lays in the center of the flower. 19. Cover the wire stem center with a brad or decorative adhesive center. (The example uses a Bazzill Bling Stone in African Daisy.) 20. If using a stem, finish the flower by adding a stem cap. (See the stem cap tutorial for instructions.)

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