paper lisianthusA Vision in Violet

We’re loving the gorgeous purple hue of this crepe paper Lisianthus. Normally these flowers can be quite finicky and tricky to grow so we found a way for you to create your own instead. Trust us, it’s easier than you think. We’ve outlined all the tools, materials and steps you need below so you can perfect these purple beauties.

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Tools

Materials

Steps

  1. Gather the tools and materials.
  2. Cut out the crepe paper according to the pattern.
  3. Bend the 24 gauge wire to create two loops, then twist two ends of wire at the base of the loops. Glue the stigma to the top, then glue and wrap style below the covered loops.
  4. Twist each fringe piece, then glue and wrap around center piece.
  5. Gather and glue the base of the smaller petals. Stretch the bottom center of the petals and gently stretch the top edge.
  6. Gather and glue the base of the larger petals. Stretch the bottom of each petal then curl edge of each petal outward.
  7. Glue the smaller petals around the flower center, then add the larger petals.
  8. Use 5 large petals to create a smaller flower; use 12 large petals for a larger flower.
  9. Glue and poke the 18 gauge wire into a 3/4” foam ball. Stretch the base of each bud petal.
  10. Glue all 5 bud petals around the foam ball.
  11. Add glue to the center of the foam ball and pinch the petals closed.
  12. Glue 5 sepal pieces around the base of each flower.
  13. Glue both sides of the leaf together with a 24 gauge wire between.
  14. Use floral tape to cover wires and attach leaves to the flower stems.

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