All Buttoned Up Flower Trio

Teri Anderson
All Buttoned Up Flower Trio

Learn how to make this cute gift or decor piece using these free instructions. Handmade paper crafts are the perfect way to show you care, and with these paper-crafting steps, creating this design is easy.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Neenah Paper; (green) Bazzill Basics Paper Patterned paper: (assorted from Walnut Grove 6x6 pad) Pebbles Accents: (buttons) Buttons Galore & More Fibers: (yellow twine) Divine Twine; (white floss) DMC Tools: (mini scoring board, folding ruler, retractable craft knife, spring-loaded scissors, circle punch) Martha Stewart Crafts Other: (wood sticks) Finished size: 3" x 5 1/2" x 1/4"

POT
1 Cut patterned paper using craft knife and ruler. Score using scoring board, fold, and adhere to create pot.
2 Score patterned paper strip, pleat, and adhere around pot.
3 Tie on twine bow.
4 Cut cardstock strip using craft knife and ruler. Cut fringe with craft knife, crinkle, and adhere inside pot.

FLOWERS
1 Circle-punch cardstock.
2 Cut strips of patterned paper and score every 1/4" using scoring board. Accordion-fold and adhere ends to create flowers.
3 Cut triangles from edges of flowers or snip and distress edges using scissors.
4 Adhere flowers to circles.
5 Thread buttons with floss and adhere to flowers.
6 Adhere flowers to wood sticks.
7 Adhere sticks inside pot.

 

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