Cinco de Mayo Flowers
Make a festive floral bouquet with Cinco de Mayo flowers to commemorate an important Mexican holiday.
What You'll Need:
Different colors of tissue paper
Cut tissue paper circles in a variety of colors in 3 different sizes. For each flower, use 2 small circles, 2 medium circles, and 2 large circles. Place 2 small circles on top of 2 medium circles, and put these on top of the 2 large circles.
Make a U with the chenille stem, and push it through all 6 layers so that both ends of the chenille stem go all the way through the pile and stick out behind the large circles. Twist the chenille stem ends together on the bottom of the flower to make it into a stem. Fold up each circle to create a ruffle of petals. (You can make a flower using 1 color, 2 colors, or all different colors!)
Make a few flowers, and put them in a vase or tie them together with a ribbon for festive holiday beauty.
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