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HHave vi­bran­tib blblooms al­lll theh year round with this stun­ning posy of colour­ful pa­per pop­pies.

Quick Cards Magazine - - Welcome - By Vicky Sheri­dan

Craft a posy of pop­pies

What bet­ter way to lift your spir­its than with a vase full of colour­ful flow­ers? If, like us, you’re al­ways dis­ap­pointed when the time comes to throw your pre­cious blooms away, you’re go­ing to love th­ese del­i­cate pa­per pop­pies. And what’s more, they’re easy to make, too! Us­ing just a few craft sta­ples, and a bit of tech­ni­cal knowhow, you can have a per­fect bou­quet in no time at all. So, go on... treat your­self! You won’t re­gret it.

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Draw a teardrop petal shape on scrap pa­per. Cut out and use as a tem­plate to cut eight petals from crepe pa­per, en­sur­ing the grain runs from the top to the bot­tom. card­makingand­pa­per­craft.com For each flower, punch two 3.5cm and 5cm cir­cles of card....

Use craft pli­ers to bend the end of a wire stem. Make a hole in the cen­tre of the larger cup and thread the wire through, se­cur­ing with glue. Glue the smaller cup on top.

Us­ing a tem­plate, cut out two leaves. Stick them un­der the flower and cover the edges by thread­ing the wire stem through a small cir­cle of crepe pa­per. Glue to se­cure.

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