Sunday, 14 September 2008

Duplex Paper Flowers - Carnation Flower

Carnation flowers is one of the world's oldest cultivated flowers. Carnation flowers is known as "flower of love" or "flower of the gods". Carnations remains a favorite flower choice for many different occasions. So why don't we start learning how to make it.

1. Duplex paper (any colour)
2. Green duplex paper
3. Aluminium wire
4. Green tape
5. Thread
6. Cotton fibre
7. Fevicol

How to make it:

1. Cut apart a circular piece of 7cm diameter in any colour duplex paper.

2. Make it four folds and give zigzag shape to the open ends as shown.


3. Unfold the paper into two and give uniform cuts, 2.5cm in depth around the circular piece.

4. Now make it four fold, take the wire and fold the tip to make knot, insert the knot from the centre of the piece.

5. After tieing it with wire make it into eight fold, tie at the bottom and give 1cm deep cuts to the zigzag portion of the petal.

6. Wrap the green tape on the stem wire at the bottom of the petal and similarly make 4 more petals (total 5 petals).

7. Take the five petals and twist all the stem wires together.

8. Arrange some cotton fibre below the petals (on the twisted wire) and cover then using green tape.

9. With the use of Green duplex paper make leaves. (leaves should be given oval shape).

Here is a beautiful Carnation flowers ready.

Duplex Flowers-Carnation Flowers

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Blogger Paula said...

Very nice, they look real! I love carnations myself and regularly order them online to add a bit of colour into my home, particularly as winter draws ever closer and the dark nights are drawing in.

14 October 2008 at 07:49  

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