crepe paper calathea plantA Leaf Motif

Our crepe paper calathea plant is as simple as it is fun to create! This pretty paper plant project will liven up your home with its bright greens and whimsical shapes. Featuring our new heavy crepe, as well as some of our extra fine, it’s okay to get a little crepe cray over projects like these. Simply gather the supplies listed below and craft along with our photo tutorial at the bottom of the page…

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  1. Gather the tools and materials listed above.
  2. Iron the crepe papers together with fuse, making sure the grain lines are going in the same direction.
  3. Cut out the leaves according to the pattern.
  4. Glue both sides of the leaf with 18-gauge floral wire in between.
  5. Use white marker to add details to the outer edges and center. Go over the white marker in the center with the green art marker.
  6. Cut strips of merlot crepe with the grain going the width of the paper. Wrap around the floral wire and secure with glue.

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