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Monday, February 22, 2010

Tutorial: Gift & Favor Boxes with Pretty Paper Flowers




Armed with a round paper punch and lots of great papers, I was looking for a new craft idea. I ended up with the paper flowers above which are perfect for embellishing gift or wedding favor boxes.

Materials:
Gift Boxes
Various Round Paper Punches
Scrapbooking paper in the color of your choice
Hot Glue and Hot Glue Gun
Exacto blade and tweezers

Process:



1. Punch out 5 circles for each flower. I made three sized flowers, the smallest with a standard 3 hole punch and the largest using a 1.5 diameter inch punch.


2. To make the petals, gently fold each circle and pinch one side to make a crease.



3. Layout the petals on a piece of paper to get an idea how you will arrange them before gluing.

4. Glue each petal on to your gift box. Use the blade and tweezers to clean off any extra glue.

Have fun!

37 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a great way to make flowers. They are so cute.
Mary

cabin + cub said...

So cute! Those would make great wedding favour boxes. ;)

Danielle said...

So many possibilities for many occasions. They are cute and delicate :)

MaryJanes and Galoshes said...

beautiful! I love how you have them coming over the side of the box.

kermiefrg said...

This is beautiful! You must have so much patience to make something so tiny look so gorgeous!

Lisa said...

you are so clever! they're so pretty!

Lora Joy said...

so cute! great idea!!!

Laura M said...

Super cute idea! Really simple but doesn't look it. Great idea for card designs as well. I'm gonna have to try this out.

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave.com in the Handcraft category today [03 Mar 01:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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Sweet Tea with Cindy said...

How adorable - lovely :)

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