I folded the crepe over and over again and stapled a template to the stack. Then I cut through all the layers that way, around the outlines of the shape.
I have had these Styrofoam ball forms for a while now, and thought I would do cute flowers all over them, and hang them in the twins' room. But sadly, the flower idea was pretty expensive. Especially because I wanted to do three of them. SO I thought this was a great, thrifty alternative!
Here's what you'll need: Crepe paper streamers in whatever colors you choose LOTS of hot glue sticks and a glue gun a roll of tape and a measuring stick I measured my crepe paper strips at 24 inches, and ripped a BUNCH at that length, so I wouldn't Crepe paper roses to keep stopping, to rip more Once that was done First I crumpled the strips up, to make them softer and more fabric looking Then I straighted them out And began to roll.
Like a real rose. About 4 or 5 turns in, I would put a dot of glue on the end, by my thumb, to keep this part from unraveling. I did this periodically through each flower at a couple turns, to make sure that the flower didn't just fall apart, once I was done.
If you can see here. I would wind the paper around the middle base roll, and twist at the same time. This is SO easy! But a little time consuming. Be patient with the first few flowers.
It takes a couple to get it down. But once you do Here's the end of the flower. I would just gather the end piece of crepe paper and then add a dab of glue to the outside of the flower, itself, and stick it on the edge.
Seriously, you CAN'T mess these up! I had some flowers that I was like "Ew. And now that the whole thing is together After I had a few flowers done, I would start putting them on the ball.
I noticed that there were some with longer stems than others. Which made them a little more difficult to sit flat and nice on the ball form. So to avoid this I just ripped off the bottom!
A little puddle of hot glue on the ball, lightly press the flower on I used a roll of tape to help keep my ball from rolling around on the table. Make sure not to put the flowers TOO close together.
Or they'll start to look crowded. This is how it will look about a quarter of the way finished! After they were all done, I had Cason help me hang them up. I used some sheer, wired polkadot white ribbon, from Michaels craft store, and just some sewing push pins to adhere the ribbon to the ball.
Cason took two small nails, with heads and nailed them in the ceiling. One corner of the room down! What's up with that? I waited for coupons each week to buy all three.
I also used a coupon to buy the ribbon. The more "baby" blue color was harder to come by. I found it at Zurchers or Party city.
They have LOTS of colors.How to Make a Crepe Paper Cabbage Rose. January 13, I used Lia Griffith Crepe Paper, which is by far the best I’ve ever used. This one is a very sweet ivory white.
The flowers are so beautiful, I like the handmade roses like this. Reply. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Your email address will not be published. What do you need? 1- crepe paper streamers (red or pink) 2- stems(I used branches from the garden) 3- glue and green tape 4- green foamy paper or just paper.
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These are so pretty! We used to make crepe paper roses for wreaths back in the eighties, but I like the pom pom idea a lot more! I love to see techniques being rediscovered, and applied with a new twist (and hate that I'm old enough to see the cycles).
Combine this crepe paper streamer with other colors to make wonderful party decorations. It's great for making pennants, banners, paper roses and much more. Avoid getting the crepe paper wet, because it's not colorfast and may cause permanent staining.