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Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

This easy to make paper and button flower bouquet is the perfect home accent for spring.  Best of all, kids can help make this fun spring decoration.  Finish the bouquet with a beautiful Mini Bowdabra Bow.

Materials Needed:

  • Flower Paper Punch
  • Assorted Paper
  • Floral Stems
  • Assorted Buttons
  • Dry Glue or Hot Glue
  • Small Flute Glass/Vase
  • Mini Bowdabra w/ Ruler
  • Bowdabra Bow Wire

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the supplies you will need to make this craft.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

2. Next, cut the floral stems in half.  Make a circle at the end of the stem for the paper flower to rest on.  Glue the flower in place.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

3. Glue a button to the center of the flower.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

4. Fill a flute vase with sand. Begin to place the flowers inside.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

5. Make several flowers for a bouquet.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

6. To make the bow place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler on top of the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold the wire in half.  Place the wire into the Mini Bowdabra.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

7. Cut 35″ of ribbon and dovetail the end.  Fold the ribbon in half to create a crease.  At the crease mark press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra, print side down.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

8. Fold and twist the ribbon at the 2″ mark to make your first loop.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

9. Make a matching loop on the other side.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

10. Continue folding pressing the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.  Till you have created a total of 6 loops.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

11. Using a 3/8″ wide ribbon fold and press the ribbon at the 1.5″ mark.  Make a total of 8 loops. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

12. Place the two tail ends of the wire through the loop.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

13. Pull the wire tightly.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

14. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra and knot the back.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

15. Thread the wire through a button to hold it in place.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

15. Tie the bow onto the vase using the leftover Bowdabra Bow Wire.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

16. Your paper and button flower bouquet is ready to be showcased.

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

Paper and Button Flower Bouquet

 

Craft Tutorial by Designer Sarah Forhan 

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