Tissue paper roses

Tissue paper roses

Tissue paper roses are meant to last forever. They're hand-made and last much longer in the vase than real roses. Is there any lovelier way to say "I love you" on Valentine's Day?



How we do it:

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1. What we'll need

Collect all items and let's start!

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 1: Overview

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Make the stencils with sturdy paper according to the templates. Fold the tissue paper so that there are six layers and trace the petals using the stencils.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 2: Draw

03

Cut out the petals.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 3: Cut out

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Put a piece of tesa® transparent double-sided tape on each petal, just five for the smallest size.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 4: Attach tape

05

Bend two wires in half and wind them together, making a 5 cm piece.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 5: Wind wires

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Wrap the smallest petal tightly around the thick end of the wire without any tape.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 6: Wrap

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Attach the petals with a piece of tesa® masking tape Precision Sensitive. Then remove the anti-adhesive film from the tape and attach the five small petals at various angles to the middle part and press the bottom ends into the wire. Attach the petals with a piece of tesa® masking tape Precision Sensitive.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 7: Fix it

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Repeat with the mid-sized and large petals. Attach the finished flower to the wire.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 8: Fix it too

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Then wrap the stem with tesa® masking tape Precision Sensitive.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 9: Wrap again

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The easiest way is to hold the tape roll between your knees and turn the wire with both hands so that the tape wraps around the wire.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 10: Wrap around

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Press the tape into the wire and straighten the flowers.

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DIY Tissue Paper Rose / Step 11: Apply tape

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