Newspaper Flowers

Mix your newspaper and magazine pages to create colourful flowers with different textures.
 
 

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_32894, april2013, newspaper, flowers, paper flowers, recycle, party decor, sizzix, craft smart, scrapbook, re love, re-love it, eco chic

Materials

  • Recycled Newspapers and Magazines
  • Chenille Stems
  • Recycled Cardboard (Cracker or Cereal Boxes)
  • Sizzix® Machine (Optional)
  • Sizzix® Die Template - Flower (Optional)
  • Scissors/Ruler
  • Craft Smart® Craft Glue
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Instructions

Step 1
Cut newspaper pieces 30.4 cm x 20.3 cm (12"x8") long.

Step 2
Stack ten pieces of paper together, and fold in fan shape back and forth.

Step 3
Tie folded paper in centre with chenille stem.

Step 4
Carefully separate the papers to create a flower.

Step 5
Cut flower shape using Sizzix® machine, glue to centre of fanned flowers.

Step 6
Use magazines in the same manner to create additional flowers.