Flowers can be made not only from paper, clay and plasticine, but also from unusual materials. In this lesson, you will learn how to make a hyacinth flower from drinking straws.
Materials and tools:
- a thin green drinking straw;
- a couple of thick green and pink straws;
- transparent tape;
- thin floral wire.
How to make a hyacinth from straws in 14 steps.
Total Time: 25 minutes
Take a Straw
You will make a hyacinth flower from a thick pink straw. Insert a thin wire into the tube.
Take the Scissors
Start making frequent incisions on one side of the tube. Hold the wire on the other side, this will not cut through the tube completely.
Cut the Straw to the End
Make incisions along the entire length of the straw with scissors.
Straighten the Incisions
You can do this with the tips of scissors or with a toothpick.
Do not Remove the Wire
Bend one end of it at a right angle and insert it into a thin green tube, which will be a hyacinth stalk.
Twist the Straw
Wind this wire (with a pink tube) around the green stalk. At the same time, gradually shift down.
Twist to the End
Continue to twist, until the pink tube is not going to end. Wrap the tip of the wire around the stalk.
Use a Green Straw
Start making leaflets for your flower. Cut a couple of pieces from a thick green tube.
Make Incisions on the Green Straw
Cut the straws lengthwise.
Make the Sharp Ends of the Leaves
Expand the resulting blank. Make long serrated incisions on one side of it.
Gently twist the tips with scissors.
Repeat the Steps
Make another such blank of leaves.
Connect the Flower with the Leaves
Fasten the first leaves under the flower. Fix everything on transparent tape.
Finish Your Craft
Fasten the remaining leaves in the same way. Your drinking straw hyacinth is ready.
If you make several flowers, you will get a beautiful bouquet. This can be used as a unique gift for your mother or grandmother.