paper orchids

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

originally i was going to use the printable orchids from elliee but as i needed to make so many i didn't want to waste my printer ink and they were not the right colour. so i decided to make my own, i used the petal shape she has and then cut it out on to white card and used water colour paints to get the colour i wanted.
i changed the middle part of the orchid to the one she has on her printable  as i wanted it to be more 3d looking
i painted it pink and then added some red and white, then i folded the slits behind and glued it like the photo

check out ellinee's paper orchids printable here, you can print a pink or white one,
DIY Paper Orchid Flower


sisters of the wild west


  1. Beautiful! SUch a pretty flower.

  2. These are lovely! I just might make some for wall decor in my baby's room. Orchids grow wild here in Costa Rica and make gorgeous houseplants too. Thanks for the DIY how to.

  3. Love the orchids! I found them @niftythirfy linky party, thanks for sharing!


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