Make a Halloween Bouquet

by Johnnie Collier

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How to Make a Halloween Bouquet Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial @savedbyloves #Sizzix

This project involves four of my favorite things; Sizzix, Halloween decor, paper flowers and upcycling!  Learn how to make these poofy pom-pom flowers from tissue paper and book pages.  I used Sizzix 3D flower #2 to cut my petals, but you can easily do this project with a scalloped circle paper punch, or with good ol’ scissors and a scalloped circle template.  Each “petal” is a scalloped circle folded in half and then in half again.

How to Make a Halloween Bouquet Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial @savedbyloves #Sizzix

SUPPLIES:

Tissue paper in orange and black

Old book pages

Green floral wire

Sizzix 3D Flowers #2, or scallop circle punch, or scallop circle template and scissors

Vase or other container for your flowers

Ribbon

TUTORIAL:

Cut your circles using the Sizzix 3D Flowers #2 die.  Here is a quick video showing the die and the various flowers you can make.  For the bouquet shown here, I used both the large and small scallops for 2 different pom pom variations.

How to Make a Halloween Bouquet Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial @savedbyloves #Sizzix


How to Make a Halloween Bouquet Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial @savedbyloves #Sizzix

How to Make a Halloween Bouquet Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial @savedbyloves #Sizzix

How to Make a Halloween Bouquet Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial @savedbyloves #Sizzix

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1 Keianna October 2, 2012 at 3:07 pm

Saw this on Pinterest. Great idea, Bought the supplies to make it today. Thanks

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2 SavedByLoveCreations October 2, 2012 at 9:08 pm

Sweet! Thanks for letting me know you were inspired into action. I would love to see your bouquet when you finish. xo

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3 Stacia October 2, 2012 at 10:26 pm

Love these- So cute! Thanks for the idea!

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4 SavedByLoveCreations October 3, 2012 at 8:42 am

Thank you Stacia! I am glad they are a hit.

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5 ColleenwithMurals&More October 2, 2012 at 10:38 pm

These are too dang cute! I love the pops of color, but also the texture of the blossoms too.

That’s it – I’m putting a Sizzix in my Dear Santa letter ;)

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6 SavedByLoveCreations October 3, 2012 at 8:43 am

Colleen, I really hope Santa steps up and brings you a Sizzix. You will freaking love it. It is by far my favorite tool. I would love to see what you would come up with using it. xo

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7 Heidi @ Mom's Crafty Space October 7, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Love this! That striped ribbon is totally the perfect finishing touch too! :)

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8 crystal October 7, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Johnie these are beautiful! I like the paper flowers, they would look great on a Thanksgiving tablescape.

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9 Heather October 7, 2012 at 5:22 pm

So beautiful!! Love the colors of the flowers combined with the book pages! Great idea to upcylce and you will be able to keep this for next year too!

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10 Carol ( Answer Is Chocolate) October 7, 2012 at 8:54 pm

This is spectacular Johnnie. Pinning for sure.

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11 Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage October 7, 2012 at 9:02 pm

These are adorable – and I love your little vase that looks like a garbage can!
Kelly

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12 Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon October 9, 2012 at 10:42 am

these are precious!! love them in the Halloween colors. Great tutorial as always! ;)

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13 Jessica @ Mom 4 Real October 10, 2012 at 9:29 am

I love these! I am definitely pinning for later!

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14 SavedByLoveCreations October 11, 2012 at 4:58 am

Thank you Jessica!

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15 Tracy Snyder October 12, 2012 at 9:21 am

Great tutorial! I can’t wait to try these great flowers. Hopefully I get to it before Halloween but I love that it can be done in any color scheme for any occasion. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

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16 Fifi May 14, 2014 at 12:24 am

I have this Sizzix die and I have been searching for instructions other than what was provided with the die. Thank you! I was just wondering if you could please tell me how many folded circles you had to string together for your flower? It looks to be about 20?

Thanks!!

Fifi

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17 Johnnie Collier May 20, 2014 at 8:05 am

Thanks Fifi! The exact number is in the tutorial.

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