beginner crepe paper parrot tulipsEasy Peasy Paper Perfection

Parrot tulips are one of our very favorite paper flowers. Known for their uniquely shaped petals and vibrant colors, they’re a crafting dream come true! We previously came out with a crepe paper parrot tulip project, but wanted to create something that’s better suited for beginners. With the step-by-step photo tutorial below, you’ll have no trouble crafting a bouquet of these beauties. 

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  1. Gather the tools and materials listed above.
  2. Cut out the crepe paper according to the pattern.
  3. Glue two sides of each petal and leaf with wire in between.
  4. Use a paint brush to paint water onto the edges of each petal and let dry.
  5. Curve each petal. Connect the three smallest petals using floral tape.
  6. Place larger petals between the small petals, then attach wire with floral tape to create a stem.
  7. Twist each fringe piece, leaving a small circle at the top. Glue and wrap a yellow strip around the base of the circles, then down to cover, and attach three yellow fringe pieces.
  8. Glue and wrap black fringe around the yellow center.
  9. Add glue to the bottom of the center, then place in the center of your flower.
  10. Use floral tape to attach the leaf to the base of the flower.

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