crepe paper rising sun redbud branches

Let’s have some sun!

We styled our crepe paper rising sun redbud branch with our crepe paper chestnut branch in a vase, but we think it would also look beautiful woven into one of our larger grapevine wreaths. Another option is to use the branches as table decor — just have them trailing along the middle of the table or wrap them around some candles to create a centerpiece.

Other DIY projects shown: Crepe paper chestnut branch and Thanksgiving napkins

How to Make a Crepe Paper Rising Sun Redbud Branch

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the pattern below.
  2. Cut crepe paper according to template using scissors or a cutting machine.
  3. Glue a 6-inch piece of brown bind wire between two leaf halves using white glue; repeat with all leaves.
  4. Color the center of the red leaves with the red and orange PanPastel; apply using a paintbrush or art sponge.

Full tutorial available for members to download below.


crepe paper rising sun redbud branch tutorial by Lia Griffith

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Explore More

Love this craft project? Explore all of our fall and Thanksgiving crafts for more ideas. Or see what other kinds of branches you can make. If you love the transition of fall, you might also enjoy crafting our crepe paper ombre oak leaf branches.


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