How to make your own paper flowers

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If you suffer from hay fever or just can’t be bothered looking after actual flowers, making your own paper flowers is a great alternative (and they’re very pretty).

All you need is some crepe paper, wire, a stapler and a scissors. Once you get your supplies, it’s time to get crafty!

Method

1. Cut your crepe into equal size squares, about the size of your average napkin

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2.  Fold each sheet of paper like an accordion, the way you used to when you were making a paper fan

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3. Fold the sheets in half

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4. Wrap the wire around the centre at the bottom and staple for security

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5. Fan out the tissue to pull apart the petals. You’re done!

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