Paper Mums

Quick Dry Adhesive Supplies: Helmar 450 thin dowel rod, paper scissors,

Bazzill Basics Flower Pot Collection piercer

1. Select 2 large, 2 medium, and 2 small twelve petal flowers and one small five petal round flower. (Please
note, the photo does not show the two small twelve petal flowers.)

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2. Remove one petal from one of the large flowers. Cut in between the remaining petals taking care to not cut all the way through to the center. 3. Place adhesive on the top side of the petal to the right of the missing petal. 4. Adhere the petal with the adhesive to the underside of the petal to the left of the missing petal, creating one petal from the two.

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5. Curl the tips of the petals around a round tool or dowel rod. 6. Place adhesive around the center of the second large flower.

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7. Place the first large flower on top of the second, pressing the two together to set the adhesive. 8. Remove one petal from one of the medium flowers. Cut in between the remaining petals taking care to not cut all the way through to the center.

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9. Place adhesive on the top side of the petal to the right of the missing petal. 10. Adhere the petal with the adhesive to the underside of the petal to the left of the missing petal, creating one petal from the two.

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11. Curl the tips of the petals around a round tool or dowel rod. 12. Place adhesive around the center of the assembled flower.

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13. Place the medium flower on top of the assembled flower, pressing the two together to set the adhesive. 14. Remove two petals from second medium flower. Cut in between the remaining petals taking care to not cut all the way through to the center.

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15. Place adhesive on the top side of the petal to the right of the missing petals. As before, adhere the petal on the right to the bottom of the petal to the left to create one petal.

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16. Curl the tips of the petals around a round tool or dowel rod. 17. Place adhesive around the center of the assembled flower. Place the second medium flower on top and press into the adhesive. 18. Remove two petals from one small flower. Cut in between the petals as before. Combine the left and right petal and curl the tips as before.

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19. Place adhesive around the center of the assembled flower. 20. Place the small flower on top of the assembled flower and press into the adhesive.

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21. Remove the second Make small each petal

three petals from small flower. snips in between as before.

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22. Combine the left and right petals and curl the tips as before.

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23. Place adhesive around the center of the assembled flower. 24. Place the second small flower on top of the assembled flower and press into the adhesive.

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25. Using the petal section small flower, the petals as

remaining three from the second snip in between before.

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26. Curl the tips of the petals against a round tool or dowel rod.

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27. Roll the petals so that they create a tube shape. 28. Place adhesive around the tip of the tube.

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29. Place the three petal tube down inside the center of the assembled flower. It should go in far enough that the petals sit on the top of the assembled flower like the layers before. 30. Roll the bottom of one single small petal into a point. Apply adhesive to the tip.

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31. Place the tip down into the center of the assembled flower. 32. Turn the assembled flower over.

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33. When the adhesive from the last two pieces is dry, trim both so that they are level with the bottom of the flower. 34. Apply adhesive to the top of the small five petal round flower. 35. Place the flower on the bottom of the assembled flower. 36. If adding a wire stem, use a piercing tool to poke a hole through the center of the flower down through the bottom. Make a small loop at the end of the wire. Feed the wire through the flower. 37. Once the wire is pulled all of the way through the flower, the small wire loop will sit down inside the center and be only slightly visible. 38. Finish your stemmed flower with leaves. (See the addition leaf tutorial.)

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