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Dogwood Branches

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Supplies

  • White and lime green Italian crepe paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pliers
  • Green floral tape
  • Floral wire
  • Water colour

Instructions

  1. Trace flower petals and leaves on white and lime green crepe paper respectively
  2. Cut out the shapes
  3. Now cut the floral wire in two different lengths using pliers in such a way that it looks like one woody stem with branches
  4. Take a small length of lime green crepe paper and fold it in half
  5. Now cut thin fringes with the help of a scissor
  6. Glue fringed pieces on tips of wires
  7. For making the buds, fold the white petals in cup shape and glue them under fringe with petals curving to the center
  8. Stretch center of middle petals to form cups
  9. Glue petals under green center of middle stem
  10. Now take the larger petals to form cups 
  11. Glue petals under green center of shortest stem
  12. Cover base of three blooms with green floral tape
  13. Now the dark green petals, stretch them from centre lengthwise
  14. Glue leaves onto the stem
  15. Secure them with brown floral tape
  16. Paint centre edge of petals with brown water color

 

 
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