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Tissue Pom Pom Flower
Aug 4th, 2014 by Craftylocks

These look seriously impressive – but are seriously easy to make! You need various shades of tissue paper, a chenille stick, some scissors and a twig.

Place the sheets of tissue on top of each other. You can use any size tissue but for these flowers the sheets were cut into a square.
Fold the tissue in a concertina and secure with the chenille stick in the middle. It is important that the chenille stick is in the centre as you will end up with a lopsided flower if the sides are too uneven.
Cut the ends in a point or curve depending on the finish you want.
Fan the concertina out. Very gently pull up the first layer on one side so it sits up at a right angle. Continue to lift up each layer being careful not to tear the tissue. Repeat on the other side.
Use the tail of the chenille stick to attach the flower to a twig.
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Easy Tissue Paper Flowers
Apr 2nd, 2010 by Craftylocks

Blooming Tissue Paper

tissue-flowers11This a fun paper crafts for children that grown ups love too! Great results really fast, and you can make so many variations, my kinda craft. I first did these as an activity at my daughters ‘crafty’ 7th birthday party – they were a huge hit. And even better, after a few simple instructions the party goers were all able to make them independently. I have started to get a little more creative with them and made some with fancy stamens and different types of petals. Any tissue paper shape that can be threaded onto the pipe cleaner is worth trying!

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If you want to make these then have a look at the free step by step tutorial. Or download the free PDF Worksheet on how to make these – PDF Worksheet – Tissue Paper Flowers.
Also for a bit of fun, a speedy demo – Speedy Tissue Paper Flower Demonstration Movie

This is great for spring – check out other spring craft ideas.

My original idea came from the excellent book by Klutz; Tissue Paper Flowers. It makes it really easy to follow and has lots of ideas for uses.

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Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial
Apr 2nd, 2010 by Craftylocks

The materials you need are just tissue paper and pipe cleaners. It is a ‘not very messy’ paper crafts for children – we need those sometimes!

tissue-flowers1 Cut various shapes from tissue paper. The shapes do not need to be neat.
tissue-flowers2 Roll one end of a pipe cleaner into a snug spiral.
tissue-flowers3 Start threading the pieces of tissue onto
the pipe cleaner.
tissue-flowers4 Keep threading more pieces of tissues
onto the pipe cleaner.
tissue-flowers5 Push all the tissue to the end and
scrunch and shape the flower.
tissue-flowers7 Now make lots of flowers using different colors and shapes.

Download the printable version of the worksheet. Worksheet – Tissue Paper Flowers PDF.

See the super speedy demo Speedy Tissue Paper Flower Demo

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Speedy Tissue Paper Flower Demo
Apr 2nd, 2010 by Craftylocks

A movie demonstration that zooms through the making of a tissue paper flower.

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