Flowers, whether real or artificial, plastic or paper, have the charm to attract almost everyone. They possess a special place in everyone’s heart, and are the best present one can give to anyone on any occasion. While real flowers always lead, there is no denying that artificial or paper ones also make a lasting impression plus they are inexpensive and will always look lively.

So today we are making a flower bouquet which is easy and looks so beautiful, the good thing is it will never droop. So, let’s start:

Photos by the writer
Photos by the writer

Things you need:

  1. Red or pink paper sheets at least 3

  2. One brown A-4 size paper sheet

  3. Crape paper

  4. Pieces of green paper to make leaves, (optional)

  5. Hot or white glue

  6. Scissors

Directions:

  1. Cut 3x3, 4x4, and 5X5, square pieces from red paper, all three sizes in pairs, picture 2.

  2. Cut a circle from all squares, picture 3.

  3. Starting from the outside edge, make a spiral towards the centre. Cut in curves from the edges, picture 4.

  4. Beginning from the inside, make a coil from the spiral, rolling towards the outer side, put some white glue or hot glue at the end to secure the flower, picture 5.

  5. Make flowers in the same way from all the spirals; put them aside, picture 6.

  6. Take the brown sheet, cut a square, picture 7.

  7. Place the corner of the square paper upward, join both the right and the left sides of the square with some glue, making a cone shape, picture 8.

  8. Take another piece of paper and cut it in a circle, keeping in mind the diameter of the brown cone you just made, then cut slits around it and fold them. This is the cover on the cone, picture 9.

  9. Crumble the crape paper and make two or three uneven balls, then put them inside the paper cone, pictures 10 and 11.

  10. When the cone is almost full with crumbled paper, put glue on the edges of the cover and put it on top of the crumbled paper in the cone, press a bit, picture 12. Leave it to dry.

  11. When the cone is dry, put some hot glue in the bottom of all flowers and place them while covering the entire top space of the cone. If you think you are short of flowers make more, you can make smaller or larger, it will all look beautiful when squeezed together in the bouquet, pictures 13 and 14.

Photos by the writer
Photos by the writer

This beautiful flower bouquet is ready! You can decorate your house by pasting it in pairs on the wall, or give it to your friend on any occasion. And yes, don’t forget to spray perfume on the flowers.

The writer can be contacted at
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