How to Make Paper Daffodils

There's nothing that says "Spring is here" than seeing a sea of yellow daffodils. Bring that touch of sunshine back home with these easy peasy paper daffodils.

How to Make Paper Daffodils

What you will need

equipment
  • Yellow card
  • Green Pipe Cleaners
  • Orange foam or felt circles
  • White tissue
  • PVA glue
  • Sticky tape
  • Scissors
  • Blue tac
  • Pencil

How you do it

  1. Create two petal templates. Stencil them onto your yellow card and cut them out.

    daffodil petals*
  2. Put a blob of blue-tac onto the work surface you are working on and place the centre of your petal stencil on to it. Pierce a hole in the centre of each using a pencil into the blu-tac.

    hole in centre of petal
  3. Thread the pipe cleaner through the holes of the two petals you have created. Twist the petals around to show all six petals.

    pipe cleaner in centre of petals
  4. Using the tissue, fold it into quarters and cut into a semi-circle.

    folded tissue paper*
  5. Gather the centre to create a tissue flower. Fix with sticky tape.

    gather up the tiisue flower*
  6. Using your PVA glue, stick to the centre of the yellow petal template. Add your foam circle to centre to finish.

    stick the tissue flower to the petals
  7. Mount on your door or walls to create the perfect Easter decoration.

Kathryne's Crafty Tips

  • For those craftier Little Trekkers, make your finished daffodil the centre piece design to a home made Easter card.
  • Make your own little poms for the centre of the daffodil instead of using foam circles

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