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Poppy's are beautiful flowers, and paper versions are so easy to make. This project has paper flowers made out of three different kinds of paper, for three effects.



Poppy made out of textured cardstock


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Poppy made of scrapbook paper.


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Supplies:

 

Paper (card stock, coffee filters, or scrapbook paper depending on style of flower.)

Floral wire

Green floral tape

Brown flower tape

Floral wire cutters

Watercolor paints (used to paint coffee filter petals)
Button for center if making the flower with scrapbook paper and wish to have a "country" look.

Instructions:

  1. Download the poppy flower template.
  2. Cut out six petals.


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  3. Poppy's are by nature crinkled flowers. To mimic this in our paper flowers we need to fold each petal, and then twist and unfold as in the following picture.


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  4. Cut a piece of floral wire to the  length you desire, and attach petal to wire with floral tape.



    wired poppy petals2

  5. To make the center wrap brown floral tape around a piece of floral wire, and then fold the floral wire in half, as in the picture below.

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  6. Cut out  square black piece of paper and cut out fringe ( follow example on template) and attach with floral tape to   the brown floral tape center piece.anther2
  7. Arrange the petals  around the center and wrap stem with floral tape to secure.


  8. Enjoy your beautiful paper poppy flower craft.







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