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Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: DCWV
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Description
WRAPPED PAPER FLOWER
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper
Coordinating pearl button
Brown raffia
Floral wire
Brown ribbon
Brown ink pad
Hot glue gun & glue sticks
Paper trimmer
Scissors
DIRECTIONS:
1. Take desired print from DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper and cut 2 strips measuring 2"x12". Using scissors, cut a
slightly scalloped edge along one side of each strip. Ink the scalloped edges.
2. Make a center for flower by wrapping paper around the floral wire, folding the edges as wrapping progresses and
securing as needed with hot glue. Once center is created, cut off the end and adhere in place.
3. Add layers to flower by taking 3" sections of paper strips and wrapping them around the center until desired size is
reached. Finish off the flower by adding a pearl button accent to the center.
4. Embellish flower by tying raffia directly underneath.
5. Cut 2 to 3 leaves out of DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper of choice and adhere as desired to the stem.
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SPRING FLOWER
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper
Flower template
Floral wire
Brown ribbon
Brown ink pad
Hot glue gun & glue sticks
Scissors: decorative-edge, fringed-edge & straight-edge
Pencil
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DIRECTIONS:
DIRECTIONS:
1. Print the flower template pieces and cut out around the solid lines. Note: For the fringed pieces, cut around the
1. Take desired print from Fresh Floral Stack paper and cut 2 strips measuring 2"x12". Score each strip every 1/2"
exterior of each piece only. Cut the fringe into printed paper after tracing the basic shape onto the chosen print.
and fold accordion style.
2. Select 3 coordinating prints and trace each template piece onto a separate print. Note: Fringed pieces are on the
2. Punch 2 circles from purple cardstock. Ink the edges with brown ink pad and set aside.
same print.
3. Using hot glue gun, adhere one end of each strip together, print facing up on both, making a 2"x24" strip. Note:
3. Cut out the top and bottom layer pieces. Beginning with the bottom layer, fold along the score lines. Fold each
When adhering the ends together, make sure paper is in one continuous accordion fold. If needed, refold one of
petal in half as well and curl the ends back with a pencil. Wrap the flower in place and adhere the flap to the back.
the pieces so that everything will match up accordingly. Adhere the remaining 2 ends together to make a cylinder,
4. Take the top layer piece and cut along the edge with decorative scissors. Fold the paper along the score lines and
ensuring the print is facing in and the white edge is facing out.
wrap into place, adhering the flap to the back of the piece. Set this in the base of the flower.
4. Stand cylinder on a flat surface. Gently push the edges out towards the flat surface until the paper fans out into a
5. Take floral wire and poke it through the center of both pieces. Twist the top of the floral wire, approximately 1"
flower with the print facing up. Hold this in place while applying a medium amount of hot glue to the back of the
to 2", to create a circular base for the inside of the flower. Hot glue in place. Ink the edges with brown ink as
first circle; adhere this to the center of the flower. Holding the flower together, flip everything over to the back.
desired.
Apply a medium amount of hot glue to the back of the second circle; adhere this to the center.
6. Take fringed pieces and using scissors, cut them according to the template pieces. Curl the ends of fringe with a
5. Apply a small amount of hot glue to the end of the floral wire and insert it quickly through the center of the back
pencil. Beginning with the smallest piece, wrap this into a small circle. Adhere the end in place. Add the larger
circle.
fringed piece around the outside of the smaller one, securing with hot glue. If desired, add additional fringed pieces
6. Adhere floral button to the center of flower. Embellish the flower by adding raffia loops underneath.
to the center section to give it a fun dimensional look. Adhere this to the center of flower, directly on the wire base,
7. Cut 2 to 3 leaves out of DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper and adhere these as desired to the stem.
using hot glue.
7. Cover the wire with brown ribbon, securing as needed with hot glue.
FRINGED PAPER FLOWER
8. Cut 2 to 3 leaves out of DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper of choice and adhere these as desired to the stem.
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper
PLEATED PAPER FLOWER
Floral wire
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
Brown ribbon
DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper
Brown ink pad
4"x4" square of purple cardstock
Hot glue gun & glue sticks
1" circle punch
Paper trimmer
Coordinating floral button
Scissors
Brown raffia
Pencil
Floral wire
Brown ribbon
DIRECTIONS:
Brown ink pad
1. Take desired print from Fresh Floral Stack paper and cut 2 strips measuring 2"x12". Adhere these together to
Hot glue gun & glue sticks
form one long strip. Ink the edge of strip with brown ink. Make snips into the strip every 1/4", cutting down 1"
Scoring tool
from the top to create a fringe. Take a pencil and curl the ends back.
Ruler
2. Take floral wire and begin wrapping the paper tightly around the top; secure with hot glue. Be sure to fold and
Paper Trimmer
arrange fringe as desired. Continue wrapping until desired look is reached. Secure the end in place with hot glue
Scissors
and trim as needed.
3. Wrap the brown ribbon around the remainder of floral wire, securing as needed with hot glue.
4. Cut 2 to 3 leaves out of DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper and adhere these as desired to the stem.

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CIRCLE FLOWER
3.6"
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper
4"x4" square of coordinating pink glitter paper & solid green cardstock
Assorted circle punches
Floral wire
Brown ribbon
Topayer
4.125"
Green pearl accent
Brown ink pad
Hot glue gun & glue sticks
Adhesive foam squares
Scissors
DIRECTIONS:
1. Select 2 coordinating paper prints. From the first print, punch 2 circles measuring approximately 3" and 2". Take
the larger circle and give this a wavy border by cutting around the edge with scissors. Punch a 1" circle from second
print. Punch a 2" circle from pink glitter cardstock piece. Punch a 1" circle from green cardstock. Ink the edges
of each circle.
2. Take a piece of floral wire, adhesive foam squares and the largest circle. Begin stacking flower by pushing largest
Bottomayer
circle approximately 3/4" onto the wire. Stick a few foam squares onto the center of the circle to add dimension,
then push the pink circle through the wire until it is attached to the foam squares. Repeat this process until the rest
4.325"
of the circles are added, ending with the smallest one on top. Apply some hot glue to the bottom of the green pearl
accent and attach to the center of flower, flush with the wire and the top layer of paper.
3. Wrap floral wire in brown ribbon, securing it with hot glue as needed.
4. Cut 2 to 3 leaves out of DCWV Fresh Floral Stack paper and adhere these as desired to the stem.
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