Design & Decor - Crafts

Make your own flower tags out of paper

Twist together these colourful tags for the gardeners or other flower-loving gals on your list


Supplies

  • Scissors
  • 1 sheet 10-by-49-in (25-by-125-cm) doublette (double-thick) crepe paper in desired color
  • Glue stick
  • 1 sheet 8 1⁄2-by-11-in (22-by-28-cm) green cover-weight paper
  • 28-gauge floral wire
  • Green floral tape
  • (Wire glue tape)
  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Ribbon (optional)
  • Hot glue (optional)

Prep the flower
Using scissors, cut a 25-by-4-in (63.5-by-10 cm) strip from the crepe paper (see Fig. 1).

flower-tag-fig1.jpg

Form the flower shape
Fold the strip in half crosswise three times. Using scissors, create a fringe by cutting ¼-in (6-mm) strips along one edge, stopping ½ inch (13 mm) short of the other edge (see Fig. 2).

flower-tag-fig2.jpg
Then, create small arch-shaped petals out of the fringed pieces with scissors (see Fig. 3).

flower-tag-fig3.jpg

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