Up your card-and-flowers game this Mother's Day by hand making a bouquet that will outlast anything picked at the store. Craft these bouquets by easily converting our DIY paper flower kits (read on, we'll explain how). With a field of pattern collections to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect match for Mom—flowers as sweet and colorful as Mom, herself .
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What you will need:
2 Wrappily Flower Kits
hot glue gun (optional)
Assemble the flowers as directed, but do not mount them on the clothespins as the kit presents.
Prepare your stems. We experimented with extra-long wooden cooking skewers and thin wooden dowels from the craft store (.125" width), but get creative—thin branches, or even colorful drinking straws, would work. Create varying heights by trimming the dowels down or attaching two together. For an added pop of color, paint your stems or wrap them with washi tape.
Another way to jazz up the flowers is to use pinking sheers or scallop-edged scissors to trim your petals.
Using hot glue or the Glue Dots provided in your kit, adhere the stem to the back of the flower, covering with an additional paper petal shape for a clean look.
Find a vase or vessel for your bouquet. To make the arrangement, fill halfway with sand, marbles, small pebbles, sea shells—whatever creatively suits your needs and will hold the flowers in place as you arrange them.
Voilà! A handmade bouquet that mom will treasure for months.
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