Giant Paper Poinsettia!

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 Giant Paper Poinsettia!
 I love to decorate with paper!
It's inexpensive and can create such a statement!
This flower is huge. 
Over 2 1/2 feet wide--just look at it on the front door for comparison!
 I also absolutely love DCWV paper!
I recently went to Pinner's expo/convention and DCWV was there and I loaded up on paper!
It was irresistibly priced!
DCWV also taught a giant flower making class at Pinner's
 and helped everyone that came make a giant rose.  
I decided I wanted to make a poinsettia!
 I love these dark jewel tones!
I used 4 sheets of red, 1 of green and a strip of yellow.
I cut 6 large tear drop shapes, fitting 2 on 1 sheet of paper.
Cut 4 medium size tear drops and 4 mini ones on the scraps of red from the big petals. 
I cut 2 large pointy leaves...and a 4 inch strip of yellow.
 Then I used my razor knife and roughed up the edges.
I love the white gives it a fun distressed border.
 Then I slightly curled the edges with a dowel.
Next, I used a paper plate for the backing!
 I cut 1 inch or so slits in the yellow paper, down to about a half inch.
 Hot glued it and rolled it up and then curled the fringe.
 Then I hot glued the petals and leaves on the paper plate.
 Cut a slit in the smaller petals and overlap them slightly for a cupping shape.
Then hot glue it in place.
 Just to give it the 3D pop!
 Hot glue them right on.
I thought I would put the big petals, then the middle, then the smallest...but
 the smallest ones worked best between the big and middle sized.
 I added sparkly snow glitter with a glue stick just for a fun detail!
 I love it!
Paper is my favorite thing to decorate with!!!

Here's some other fun Paper projects!

Fur and Paper Garland Wreath!

Rolled Paper Dahlia

 Pinwheel Wreath

Giant Roses

Coffee Filter Flowers

3D Flower Snowflake Bunting!

And I have a whole tab dedicated to paper crafting!


Origami Ninja Stars

Tangram Stamps

Fancy TP


Paper Hat


8 Cookies




Paper Buntings

Button Card

Paper Plates

Stress Relief

Beautiful Things

Bday Banner

Shirt & Tie

Paper Dahlia

I spy Lego

Pop Top Cans



TP hack

Gift Boxes

Quick Coloring

Giant Flowers

Rolled Paper Frame

Paper Mache Clay

Flower Wreath

Coffee Filter Flowers





Paper Cranes

Favor Box


8 Page Book

Shirt & Tie

Subway Art

Silhouette Profiles


Star Bits

Asian Bookmarks

Tic Tac Snowman

Turkey Donuts

Spring Wreath

Washi Bookmarks

Pinwheel Wreath

DIY Pinwheels

Faux Pinwheels

Snowflake Banner


DIY Rubber Stamps

I'm Famous!


Name Signs


400 Cards

Book Roses

Paint Bookmarks

Ugly Sweater

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