DIY paper flowers with cupcake liners


Summer vacation is a much awaited time in a student’s life. Creating art and craft is a great way to spend time during vacation as it makes learning fun! This particular craft project is a two-in-one fun fiesta where you will learn how to make paper flowers and also the pot that goes along with it.

What you will need:
• Glue gun
Camlin Crafty White Glue
• Scissors
• 8 cupcake liners per flower
• 1 button/jewel per flower
• Pipe cleaner/stick
• Tin can
• Tissue paper
• Mod podge
• Foam paintbrush

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make paper flowers with cupcake liners. You can teach your toddler this fun summer vacation craft idea, this year!

Step 1:

Gather all the tools needed for making this craft.

Step 2:

Also get your cupcake liners ready. You can use either just one colour or multiple colours of cupcake liners for this vibrant bouquet.

Step 3:

Fold each of the cupcake liners in a half as shown in the above image.

Step 4:

Fold the liner further into a quarter, as demonstrated in the above image.

Step 5:

Next, fold one of the quarters further in half and then fold down the tips in the opposite direction from each other so that it has the folds of a Chinese fan.

Step 6:

Take two liners and, using the glue, stick them together. Hold them together for about 30 seconds, after which you can set it aside to dry. Next, glue two more liners together and hold them together tightly. Repeat this action until all the cupcake liners are glued in pairs.

Step 7:

Gently stretch all the pairs of liners into a circle as shown in the image above.

Step 8:

Turn the flower and glue a button or a jewel in the center.

Step 9:

Using a glue gun, stick a pipe cleaner to the back of the flower to make the flower’s stem.

Step 10:

Repeat all the steps to make a bouquet.

Step 11:

Gather all the materials kept aside to make the flower pot.

Step 12:

Cut the colourful tissue papers into straps as shown in the image.

Step 13:

Paint the tin can, with the foam brush, using the Mod Podge and stick them around the tin. Once the entire can is covered in colourful tissues, simply add the flowers and your DIY pot is ready!

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