The Secret to Perfect Crepe Paper Flowers

Today, I’m going to give you all of the secrets to the perfect Crepe Paper Flowers including the number one most important!

Less is more

This comes in specifically when cutting your petals. A good quality crepe paper is textured with a lot of vertical ridges.

You’ve got to follow directions.

Crepe paper flowers is about the direction of the grained ridges. Your petals need to be cut so the vertical ridges run parallel to the petal length.

1. You must use a high quality crepe paper!

Even if you follow the first two tips you must have an excellent crepe paper or it won’t matter, plain and simple.

Now let’s jump over to the crepe rose tutorial. You will need:

– 6-7 small petals – 5-6 medium petals – 5-6 large petals

Once you’ve cut your petals grab 2 pieces of 18 gauge wire and wrap with corsage tape.

Now you want to do the pulling and cupping technique I mentioned earlier. Gently pull the edges inward. It will come naturally.

Tap the link below to see the full instructionS.