Starburst Blooms

These flowers got their name because of their showy petals that shine like six-pointed stars. You might also know this flower as the prairie iris, prairie pleatleaf, or prairie celestial. While this wildflower only lasts for one day, we’re going to show you how to make them out of paper so you can keep them around forever.

To give our celestial lilies a little bit of shimmer, I used a few different colors from our frosted paper packs. The first color in our Berry pack is perfect for these lavender-blue blooms. And I added extra detail to our frosted paper celestial lily flowers by coloring the petals with two different purple markers. Along with the flower pattern, you will find the pattern to make the blades of grass.

If you are going to cut by hand, I recommend using detail scissors. Otherwise, you can use either a Cricut or Silhouette with our SVG file to cut your frosted paper celestial lily. When you’re done making your flowers, you can place them in a small vase, or tie a ribbon on them and gift them to a friend.

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How to Make a Frosted Paper Celestial Lily

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the flower pattern below.
  2. Cut all of your pieces out with a cutting machine or your detail scissors.
  3. Using a lighter purple marker, draw a “v” pattern on each petal. Use your darker purple marker to feather the center.
  4. Shape each petal upward from the center with your curling tool; then curl top back of each side of tip.

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photo tutorial for frosted paper celestial lily blooms by Lia Griffith

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