How to fold carnations?

Carnation is a flower that many people like, and its flower language is also very much, such as "grateful", "respect", "maternal love", "kindness", "blessing". Therefore, it is very suitable for gifting to respectable elders, especially mothers, to express the meaning of blessing.

Carnations are a good choice when giving gifts to the elders, especially for visiting sick elderly people, which represents the hope that the patient will recover as soon as possible.

Today I will teach you how to use handmade paper to make carnations. The method is very simple. Let’s take a look. We have to prepare these kinds of materials: handmade paper of different colors, scissors, glue, etc.

How to fold carnations

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Degree of difficulty:☆☆☆

Age: all ages

Time-consuming:30+ minutes

All you need:

  • paper
  • scissors
  • glue

Notes before preparation of the paper carnations folding

1.The biggest difficulty in making paper carnation flowers lies in the petals and receptacles, but these are not difficult for you.

2.Please keep the scissors and glue out of the reach of children, these may harm them.

3.Try to use different colors of paper, you will get more surprises.

How to fold carnations in 6 easy steps

1.Prepare 3 or 4 round paper sheets, then fold them in half 3 times and start the next step.

2.Cut out a small wave shape on the edge of the circle and then cut a hole in the middle.

3.Cut a small hole in the middle, and then fold the petals according to the method shown in Figure 5. Finally, it appears as shown in Figure 6.

4.Use the same method to make about 4 petals, then use green handmade paper to make a "flower stem", string the petals together, and paste them together.

5.Fold out a "torus" with handmade paper and then glue the four corners together with the flowers.

6.Finally, paste the flowers and leaves, and a carnation is finished.

If you like carnations, you can try to make them. You will find that carnations are not so difficult to make.

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