Paper napkins for today’s crafts are available in any kitchen. We will use them to create the beautiful flowers that are shown in this life hack.
Tools and Materials:
- white paper napkins;
- thin floral wire;
- red gouache paint and a brush;
- floral ribbon.
Paper flowers in 12 steps
Total Time: 30 minutes
Use one paper napkin for each flower
Before working, the napkin should be folded. Cut a wide strip from the napkin.
Cut the napkin into two parts
Cut the remaining part into 2 identical halves.
Put them one on top of the other
You now have workpiece for the flower, which consists of eight layers.
Fold the napkin into an accordion
Start folding them like an accordion.
Tighten the Blank for the Flower with Wire
After that, tighten the folded workpiece, with a floral wire in the middle.
Fold the napkin into a bow
Straighten a paper napkin in the following way.
Lift up one layer of napkin
Start lifting the layers of paper napkin.
Lift up all the layers of the napkin
Carefully lift all the layers, as a result of which you will get such a flower.
Wrap the lower part of the flower with a floral ribbon
This material is sticky when stretched, so it can be used without glue.
Form the flower stalk as on the sample
The flower stalk is ready.
Paint the flower with a brush
Now use red gouache paint to design the middle of the flower.
But first you need to dilute the paint in water
Dip the brush in this water and lightly paint the center of the flower.
So you can make other types of flowers from paper napkins in a similar manner.