How to Make Tissue Paper Flowers: No Green Thumb Required
9 March 2010
Author: Kelly Keller
Creating beautiful tissue paper flowers is a fun craft activity for children of all ages. Younger children can work with simple designs while older kids can allow their imagination flow to create elaborate blooms. Just a few readily available supplies are needed – even discount dollar stores have a nice selection. Children can make tissue paper flowers with ease and use the finished blossoms in so many creative ways!
Tied along a length of ribbon, tissue paper flowers would make a darling garland for a party or decoration for a girl’s room. With the endless selection of tissue paper colors available, the flowers can be easily created to coordinate with your theme.
Throughout the year, tissue paper flowers can be used to adorn your home for holidays and events. A cold afternoon can be spent creating blooms to tuck into your Christmas tree.
A pretty basket filled with tissue paper flowers would make a lovely centerpiece for Easter brunch.
When summertime comes, patriotic tissue paper flowers can be attached to a wagon in the community Fourth of July parade.
Tissue paper flowers make great gifts. Mom will feel so special on her birthday or Mother’s Day with a corsage created by her child. Unlike fresh flowers, her corsage can be worn again and again.
Packages will look extra sweet topped with lovely tissue blossoms.
Stamping on Tissue Paper Flowers:
Consider experimenting with other craft supplies you have on hand. Embellish your tissue with rubber stamps and inks before forming the flowers or add some sparkle with glitter after your blooms are made.
Children’s creativity will blossom as they make tissue paper flowers. The best part - no soil, water, or green thumb required!