How to Make Tissue Paper Flowers

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My daughter has been making these for a couple years now (she is 11) without my help. She enjoys making bouquets to give to people as gifts “just because.”  They are great for making for a grandmother or teacher.

 

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Cut the tissue paper lengthwise into thirds.

 

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Fold each third into half widthwise.

 

 

Take 6 ply of tissue and fold them up like a fan.  Use clothespins to secure.

 

Cut small triangular shapes from the center of the fan.

 

Put a pipe cleaner over the middle to hold it together, securing the pipe cleaner to itself.

 

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Remove the clothes pins.

 

Carefully separate the tissue layers all around.

 

The edges of the flowers can be round or peaked for different looks. You can layer colors for a different look as well. Use your imagination to make beautiful tissue paper bouquets.

I would love to see your beautiful tissue paper flower creations.

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