How to Make Flowers Out of Crepe or Tissue Paper

How to make awesome paper flowers! Really easy, use them to decorate or to wear

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Start with some crepe or tissue paper! I'm using crepe.

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Cut off a piece, I chose about 7 inches.

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Open up the crepe paper and cut it into sheets. My sheets are about 7x9 inches, you can play with sizes which will change the size of the flower.

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Here I have about 6 or 7 sheets ready.

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Start folding the sheets, all together, along the width of the papers. Fold them accordion style in about 3/4 inch intervals.

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Like so :)

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Cut off a few inches of string...

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And tie it around the middle of your paper.

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Cut off the excess string.

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Cut each edge of the paper, rounding it.

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Make sure the string is exactly in the middle.

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Stretch of the folds on either side of the string.

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Starting with one side, start peeling up layers of the paper.

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Like so

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One finished side looks about like this. Do the same for the other side.

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And tada! Finished product! :)

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Experiment with different colors and sizes!

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You can tape them on your wall to decorate, put them on a bobby pin and wear them... Let me know what ideas you guys used these for enjoy :)!

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