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Little Miss Momma: Paper Flower Arrangement Tutorial

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Paper Flower Arrangement Tutorial

How about this Mother's Day you switch things up from the "traditional" bouquet of flowers to this:

Paper Flower Arrangement Tutorial

This project is so quick and easy, even the craft-challenged can do this one.  Shall we get started...

Here's what you need:
One jar or vase {with a narrow neck if possible}
Small branches from your yard
Paper scrap booking flowers {available at Michael's on scrapbook isle}
Glue gun and glue
Buttons in fun colors to coordinate with your flowers

Trim the stems to your liking. I find that the fewer the branches the better the finished product looks.  Notice that I left a few leaves on the branches for a natural look.

Put together a few sets of your favorite flower combinations with a coordinating button for the middle.  Here is one of mine:

Now glue the layers of flowers on top of each other. 

Then glue the button down in the center.

Glue the paper flowers to the ends of your stems.

Now, make some more flowers and glue them to the ends of the other stems.

Last, arrange your flowers like so:

You can even add a simple ribbon/bow to your vase for a little extra somethin-somethin:

Then present your lucky Momma with your adorable and immortal creation!

Happy Crafting!

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At April 29, 2010 at 5:23 PM , Blogger Jessica @ Barefoot by the Sea said...

Super cute, thanks for sharing!!!

At April 29, 2010 at 5:40 PM , Blogger Casey said...

Wow this is so beautiful! Can't wait to try it out =D

At April 30, 2010 at 10:17 AM , Blogger Becca said...

This is so darling as is your blog!I'd like to personally invite you to submit some projects to be featured on BCD! I've turned blue Cricket into a feature blog and want to feature the best designers out there! Check out how to submit by clicking my "Be Featured" button just under my header to find out how to submit! I hope to see some of your amazing stuff soon!


At April 30, 2010 at 4:03 PM , Blogger hushmama said...

very cute project!

At April 30, 2010 at 6:26 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love flowers, this is so cute!

At May 1, 2010 at 11:09 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi from the mbc! i love the look of your blog and i definitely need help in the craft department. following now. :)

At May 1, 2010 at 6:07 PM , Blogger Carolyn @ My Backyard Eden said...

Very sweet. I love the button centers!

Thanks for sharing at My Backyard Eden!

At May 2, 2010 at 5:55 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

Too cute! One day - when I get time - I'm going to try this.

At May 3, 2010 at 4:48 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am going to try this soon! one for me, and one for my mom and another for my MIL! this is such a neat idea!

At May 3, 2010 at 5:01 PM , Blogger Natalie of said...

i am sooo happy i came across your blog! following you now.. i'm gonna bookmark your blog so i can post about it coming up soon!! you are too cute.

At June 14, 2010 at 8:49 AM , Anonymous Blue Silk Flower Arrangements said...

Nice Project...
I am glad and happy because I came across to your blog...

At September 15, 2010 at 8:17 PM , Anonymous Artificial Wedding Flowers Melbourne said...

It is great to read some of the information and feedback, here. I hope to read more ideas in the future!!!

At December 21, 2010 at 4:44 PM , Blogger Erica said...

I am returning to work from maternity leave shortly after Christmas and I cannot wait to make this for my office!!

At February 2, 2011 at 7:46 AM , Anonymous Wedding Flowers said...

Nice one.. Looking forward for more information.

At April 30, 2011 at 5:33 AM , Blogger Tricia @ SweeterThanSweets said...

So pretty! Great idea and it looks so easy!

At June 15, 2011 at 3:48 AM , Anonymous Bea@ artificial silk flowers said...

Wow, How cool that is... I love how you made the flowers with the button in it. The artificial flowers look really gorgeous, I'm loving it. Thanks for the tutorials.


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