This tropical paper ginger flower is as easy to craft as it is exotic. Designer Meagan has a knack for tropical paper flowers… these are one of our favorites this season. Vibrant color, dramatic texture and jumbo size, these ginger flowers make for a striking and fun summer bouquet. Download our SVG patterns and follow our straightforward tutorial to make your very own today!
Tools & Materials
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Wire Cutters
- Metallic Paper
- Floral Tape
- 1/8” Tubing
- Gather the tools and materials listed above.
- Cut the petals according to the template notes using scissors or a cutting machine.
- Color the petals so they are darker towards the tips.
- Curl the petals and the leaf using the edge of a scissors.
- Wrap the top of the clothespin with floral tape, about 1/3 of the way down.
- Next, cut the tubing to the desired length, then glue it between the clothespin using the hot glue gun.
- Glue four of the small petals around the top of the clothespin.
- The, glue twelve medium petals around the clothespin, staggering them as you move down the pin.
- Depending on how large you want the flower to be, glue eight to sixteen large petals around the clothespin and down the tubing.
- Now glue four more medium petals to the bottom of the flower.
- Wrap the leaf around the base of the flower and glue it into place.
- Lastly, wrap the bottom of the leaf and the tubing with floral tape.
As always, we used our favorite metallic paper from Paper Papers in Botanic and Azalea. We used Copic’s Dark Pink RV34 for our marker. For clothespins, check out Amazon. And for tubing, visit Ace Hardware.
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