How to make DIY thistle flower


This is a tutorial – how to make a DIY thistle flower. For this, you will need lilac and green crepe paper, a candy, some wire and artificial leaflet.

 

 

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How to make DIY thistle flower

 

Cut two lilac workpieces 2 x 20 cm (0.78 inch x 7.8 inch) and a green one 1.5 cm x 20 cm (0.6 inch x 7.8 inches).

How to make DIY thistle flower

 

The lilac stripe fold in two and cut, but carefully not reaching the edge for about 0.5 cm (0.19 inch).

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Cut the green stripe as it shown in the photo.

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Wrap a small candy in foil.

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Then wrap it in green crepe paper and fix with thred.

 

 

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Lilac stripe roll fixing with glue.

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Attach the flower’s head by using hot glue.

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Then glue the green stripe as in the photo.

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Make the thistle’s leaves. They are very unique and have such shape. If you wish you can download my draft and print it.

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I took one quite big artificial leaflet and used it to cut a draft.

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Then you have to gather it.

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That’s it, our DIY thistle flower is ready. How to make DIY paper peony.

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DIY thistle flower photos

 

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