Welcome to a handmade flower lover's blog - Camellia Bees. I will show you how to make Carnation paper flower from crepe paper. Hope you guys love it!!!
It will take more than 10 minutes to finish a realistic carnation paper flower. If you're not used to it, it will take more time.
You will need the following:
- Crepe paper 180gsm or 140 gsm
- White floral wire
- Glue or Hot glue gun
- Floral tape
- Color pen
Now, let's DIY handcraft paper with me!!!
Step 01: Petals of carnation paper flower
First, cut a piece of pink shrug paper to make the petals of 6cm * 25cm size.Then fold the piece of paper 8 times, using scissors to cut the piece into 4 pieces to up to ½ of length.
After that, stretch each petal to reduce shrug. Finally, cut the bevel around each wing and shape the petals to look the most realistic carnation paper flower.
Twist the petals carnation paper flower inwards in a spiral pattern, doing the same for the second layer. Tie the completed petal with wire and then trim the bottom to make the carnation paper flower look more beautiful.
Note: use your hand to swipe the petals in many directions to create the fragility of each petal.
Step 02: Calyx of carnation paper flower
Similar to how to make the paper sunflower sepals in the previous lesson, you cut three green crepe papers with the size of 3cm * 10cm, 2cm*5cm to make calyx shape. Paste and twist calyx into two different layers.
Then use floral tape to wrap along the trunk connected to the main carnation paper flower.
Step 03: Leaves of carnation paper flower
Use green crepe paper to fold into 8 parts, then cut small thin holly leaves with the size of 1cm * 4cm. Spread glue to connect leaves to stem.
Finally, use a color pen to fill the outer edge of the petals to create a realistic effect.
To follow more details to step by step making carnation paper flower, please click and watch the video below. Hopefully, with the above easy instructions, you can complete a beautiful paper flower to decorate or make a gift for your friends or relatives. Let's try it !!!!
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