We received so many wonderful submissions for September’s Member Make Challenge! Thank you to all of our members who took part in our creative challenge this month. I love seeing what you create as well as how you style your flowers, too. And I can’t wait to see what you do with this next challenge! Scroll down to get more details on the October Member Make Challenge.
Rise Up to the Challenge
October Member Make Challenge: Crepe Paper Sunflower
Sunflowers are such a bright and happy flower. For the October Member Make Challenge, I showed you how to make this stunning sunflower using crepe paper. Download the template below, and see how it’s done and follow along with the video. As always, you can make your sunflower the way I do or make it in different colors and sizes!
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- Lia Griffith Heavy Crepe Paper in Nectarine and Chiffon (from English Garden Collection), Poppy, Tangerine, and Mango (from Tropical Garden Collection), and Pear and Juniper (from Botanical Garden Collection)
Petals: NectarineSepals & Leaves: JuniperStamen 1: Pear (cut 5)Stamen 2: Chiffon (cut 2), Juniper (cut 1), Mango (cut 1), Tangerine (cut 1)Stamen 3: Mango (cut 1)Stamen 4: Poppy (cut 1)
- PanPastel Pigments in Magenta and Orange
- 18-Gauge Floral Wire
- 24-Gauge Floral Wire
- Floral Tape in Moss
Watch the video below to make your own crepe paper sunflower. Have questions? Just let us know! I also encourage you to share your sunflower once you’ve crafted it! Just post it on Instagram and use the hashtag #MadeWithLia so we (along with our crafting community) can see it. Happy crafting!
Explore More Paper Flowers You Can Make
You can also join our crafting community to access all of our DIY projects. This includes printable patterns, SVG files, easy tutorials, and more. Also, if you’re interested in monthly live workshops, like the one we did for this crepe paper sunflower, make sure to check out our annual membership. You can head on over to our membership page now to see our two membership options as well as the full list of exclusive perks for members. ~Lia & team