Tissue Flowers

Materials

  • Pink facial tissues (one for each flower)
  • Green chenille stem
  • Green felt, scraps
  • Terra cotta pot, 4”
  • Green basket grass or shredded paper
  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam: 2” ball
  • Heart-print ribbon, 12” length

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Lemon Yellow, Peony Pink
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Open facial tissue and fold in half. Accordion-fold tissue into 1” sections. Wrap green chenille stem around folded tissue center; twist ends to secure.

STEP 2

  • Gently tear narrow strips from tissue along long ends. Separate all four layers of tissue, pulling towards center.

STEP 3

  • Print out pattern. Twist stem ends around leaf centers.

STEP 4

  • On covered work surface, paint clay pot rim Lemon Yellow and pot base Peony Pink. Let dry. Measure and cut 12” ribbon length; glue ribbon around pot.

STEP 5

  • Glue plastic-foam ball inside pot. Insert flower stems into ball. Glue basket grass or shredded paper around stems.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/915/bc9b685b-d069-47df-8cbe-82f8f7b0442f.pdf



Tissue Flowers
Tissue Flowers