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Wall Flowers Tutorial

Posted by Elizabeth A. from Pacific, Missouri, United States • Published See Elizabeth A.'s 19 projects »
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  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure and cut card stock templates for the main pieces in three sizes. The templates I used were: Large= 6.5 inches/16cm, Medium= 5 inches/12.5 cm, Small=2.5 inches/6.5 cm. Templates will be used as a rough guide. You are aiming for slightly irregular shapes.

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut 6 large shapes, 12 medium shapes and 24 small shapes.

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use a circle cutter or make templates and trace and cut for the center circles. Large centers=2.5 inches/6 cm. Medium centers=1.75 inches/4.5 cm. Small centers=1 inch/2.25 cm.

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Create centers by slitting paper almost to the center to divide circle in roughly 4 quadrants.

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pinch each quadrant in the center.

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    With the center right side up, pinch

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    and fold in while pushing down to create a flat bottomed center with 4 "petals".

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    Glue centers to each flower.

  • How to make a wall decal. Wall Flowers Tutorial - Step 9
    Step 9

    Use adhesive gum (the reusable gum used to hang posters) to attach the flowers to the wall. Start with the large shapes and work down to the small ones. The adhesive gum will allow you to keep rearranging until you are pleased with the composition.

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Elviraax
Elviraax · 5 projects
simple but really pretty!
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MaybeAViking
MaybeAViking · 16 projects
Ha, wallflowers. Cute, and cute pun. :3
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sharon
sharon · Plattsburgh, New York, US
beautiful idea!
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sharon
sharon · Plattsburgh, New York, US
beautiful idea!
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