Our heavy floristic crepe is so perfect for creating winter textures. Paper botanicals like poinsettias and pine needles are immediately elevated by the deep veins of the floristic, and we first tried our rustic evergreen design with a cute mini wreath for the holidays. Now we are exploring new ways to use pine needles with adorable pint-sized crepe paper pine trees.
As always, you can find your crepe paper materials in our online shop, along with the floral tape (links in Shop this Project). This simple project only requires a few materials – the only other thing you need is 20 gauge floral wire. Once you have your materials, start by printing the PDF template to use as a guide for cutting your crepe. We used Pistachio from the holiday 10-pack, but you can also use the Pine color for a deeper green. Next, twist the needles as shown in the step-by-step photo tutorial. Then wrap the needles around the floral wire and secure with hot glue. You can make these crepe paper pine trees as full or as sparse as you would like!
To dress them up a bit, we glued white 1 cm felt balls into the branches of the crepe paper pine trees. We bought the balls from Benzie Design, and they have a great selection of colors if you would rather use reds or greens. Lastly we added cute little jingle bells with thin green ribbon for a holiday twist. This project is great for Christmas decor, but you can easily keep it around for the entire winter season. If you want more inspiration for using your holiday floristic crepe paper, find all of our heavy crepe projects on the site. Always feel free to write into us with project suggestions, or head to our membership page to start making with us. Cheers! ~ Lia and the Team