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Kreative Kids Weekend Craft: Easy Paper Flower Blossom Bouquet

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As winter fades away and the warmth of spring approaches, what better way to welcome the season than with a bouquet of spring blossoms? Better yet, these blossoms made of paper will never turn into leaves, but remain a sweet reminder of spring all year long.

So easy, even the youngest hands can help to create!

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Get started on these lovely blooms with a few simple supplies!

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Supplies needed:

-2 colors of tissue paper (I chose white and bold pink because I love the contrast, but any colors will do.)
– a jar, vase, or pot
– small branches
– a hot glue gun
– scissors
– a ruler

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Here’s how to make your very own blossom branch:

Step 1: Begin by taking a field trip to your local park or your own backyard. Select a few branches from the ones that have fallen on the ground. Strip off any leaves or extra twigs that you don’t want. (I left a few leaves on my branches.)

Step 2: Arrange your branches in your jar or vase. I had this lovely mason jar in my collection and it ended up being perfect for this project. However, you can use a garden pot as well. Just add some pebbles to hold your branches in.

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Step 3: Prepare your tissue paper petals by cutting paper into 2 1/2″ squares > fold each square in half > then fold in half again.
Fold each square into a triangle and cut 3 scallops into one end as shown. Unfold your petal and set aside.

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Step 4: For the centers of the flowers, cut 1 1/2″ squares > fold in half > and fold in half again.
Fold each square into a triangle and use scissors round the edge of the triangle and cut a fringe into the rounded part. Unfold the center and set aside.

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Step 5: Layer one pink center on top of a white blossom. Gather up the petals and twist the bottom center. Keeping the twist intact, unfurl the petals a little bit from the center.

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Step 6: Make as many blossoms as you need, then use a dab of hot glue to secure your blossoms to the branches.

Once you are happy with your arrangement, set your creation in a special place where it will remind you of the joy of spring all season long!

Happy Valentine’s Day!
Brittany
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