Paper flowers made from a vintage 1962 novel. My girlfriend, Julie made hers into a topiary and I put mine on a few branches I purchased at Michaels.
To make them you simply cut out a scalloped circle...doesn't have to be perfect. then you cut it out in a spiral pattern keeping your strip at least 1/2" wide leaving a little circle or oval at the end to place your hot glue. Since I made these a few months ago, I don't have any vintage paper left to show you, but here's one from a piece of construction paper.
Roll it toward the center keeping it pretty tight...don't worry about getting it too tight. We'll let it unravel a little at the end.
Once you've rolled it all up set it on the center. Then, holding it with your fingers, gently let it unravel until you like what you see.
Once I think it looks nice, I pinch the flower with two fingers, place hot glue on the center piece and hold in place making sure you press down gently in the center.
That's it. Now go and experiment with your flowers and let me know how they turn out. If you don't want to make your own.
I sold my initial listing and have had some inquiries on new ones...I'll be listing more from time to time.
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