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Make Crate Paper Flowers and Photograph the Bouquet


Mototaur 2 26 England
6 Jan 2013 7:37PM
Why Not have some fun with your Photography.

If your in to different craft making techniques then why not put them to good use.

Any age can make these crate paper flowers and photograph them.

Step 1 :

Cut out different shapes in crate paper.
you will need to cut out quite a few shapes to make a Bouquet of paper flowers.

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Step 2 :

To make this flower you will need some shapes and a pipe cleaner like this:

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Select the shapes to use. fold and scrunch to make them have teaxture and to stand out .
Poke the pipe cleaner through the centre of the shape.
Add as many shapes as you like.
Shape the shapes to form your flower.
To hold the shapes in the centre of the crate paper shape twist a small piece of the pipe cleaner you have poked through the centre.
Pinch the bottom of the crate paper shape and twist a small amount of pipe cleaner to hold once you have your required flower shape.

place in a glass or vase to photograph.

completed flower number 1.

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Step 3:

Is the same as step 2. just with different shapes to make a different flower.

Select the shapes to use. fold and scrunch to make them have teaxture and to stand out .
Poke the pipe cleaner through the centre of the shape.
Add as many shapes as you like.
Shape the shapes to form your flower.
To hold the shapes in the centre of the crate paper shape twist a small piece of the pipe cleaner you have poked through the centre.
Pinch the bottom of the crate paper shape and twist a small amount of pipe cleaner to hold once you have your required flower shape.


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place in a glass or vase to photograph.

completed flower number 2.

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Step 3 :

Is the same as step 2. just with different shapes to make a different flower.

Select the shapes to use. fold and scrunch to make them have teaxture and to stand out .
Poke the pipe cleaner through the centre of the shape.
Add as many shapes as you like.
Shape the shapes to form your flower.
To hold the shapes in the centre of the crate paper shape twist a small piece of the pipe cleaner you have poked through the centre.
Pinch the bottom of the crate paper shape and twist a small amount of pipe cleaner to hold once you have your required flower shape.

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place in a glass or vase to photograph.

completed flower number 3.

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Step 4 :

Is the same as step 2 . just with different shapes to make a different flower.

Select the shapes to use. fold and scrunch to make them have teaxture and to stand out .
Poke the pipe cleaner through the centre of the shape.
Add as many shapes as you like.
Shape the shapes to form your flower.
To hold the shapes in the centre of the crate paper shape twist a small piece of the pipe cleaner you have poked through the centre.
Pinch the bottom of the crate paper shape and twist a small amount of pipe cleaner to hold once you have your required flower shape.

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place in a glass or vase to photograph.

completed flower number 4.

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Step 5 :

Is the same as step 2 . just with different shapes to make a different flower.

Select the shapes to use.
fold or scrunch to make them have teaxture and to stand out .
Poke the pipe cleaner through the centre of the shape.
Add as many shapes as you like.
Shape the shapes to form your flower.
To hold the top of the shapes in the centre of the crate paper shape twist a small piece of the pipe cleaner you have poked through the centre .
Pinch the bottom of the crate paper shape and twist a small amount of pipe cleaner to hold once you have your required flower shape.

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place in a glass or vase to photograph.

completed flower number 5

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Step 6 final step

Now add all the flowers to a vase or glass and make your Bouquet

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Congratulations on completing your Bouquet.

Be as creative as you like. be as colourful as you like. Just have fun with your creation.

Junior members : Mum's and Grandmothers will love the finished bouquet as a photograph when framed. why not make the photograph in to a greeting cards.
Don't forget the bouquet you have just made of flowers will make a lovely gift as well.
Making them from scratch will mean so much more as they will be made from the heart.

Happy creating GrinGrinGrin


If any member has other craft ideas that can be made in to gifts your welcome to make a forum post like this and share with others.

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Mototaur 2 26 England
6 Jan 2013 9:34PM
If anyone has ago at this one. your welcome to post your bouquet photographs or single flower photographs here and show your creations off
avacreates 3 362 1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 11:53PM
Hi there, this does look like a fun challenge, I only just noticed it, can I still upload something or am I too late?
Ava
Mototaur 2 26 England
9 Jan 2013 1:30AM
Hey Ava your welcome to up load and join in Smile Smile Smile

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