How many of you have considered what you can create with paper? The list could go on indefinitely. There’s nothing you can’t create with paper. This time, why not attempt something a little more ornate? That’s right, you read it accurately. Everyone wants to improve the attractiveness of their home. So, how about being creative and trying something new? You can learn how to make a paper succulent centerpiece at home by following these directions.
Creating a paper succulent centerpiece is simple if you have all the necessary supplies. To make your own homemade paper succulent centerpieces at home, you’ll need the following elements:
- Hot glue gun
- Colored sheets
- Wooden box
When you’ve grabbed your stuff, let’s get going on crafting a paper succulent centerpiece. Constructing a paper succulent centerpiece is a simple assignment if you follow the procedure carefully:
Step 1: Firstly, download a template of succulent leaves and cut out the patterns. Keep all your supplies on your workboard for easy access.
Cut out the templates
Step 2: Grab the leaves one by one and shade them with the help of chalk to make a gradient effect over the leaves. This would give them a more realistic look.
Shade them with chalk
Step 3: Then, once you’re done shading the leaves, make a cut at the leaves’ center until the center of leaves.
Glue the sides
Step 4: Now, put one side of the cut over the other one, as shown in the image, and secure it with the help of a hot glue gun. Repeat the process with all other leaves.
Repeat the process
Step 5: Now, join the petals, grouping three petals in one set and putting them inside the bigger one. Secure them with the help of glue and let them dry.
Join the petals
Step 6: Similarly, cut out the templates for flowers and join them together in the same way, using a hot glue gun.
Make other flowers
Step 7: Now, take the other template piece and cut them out. Shade them with pink chalk one by one for the gradient effect.
Shade the petals
Step 8: Paste them one over the other and curl up the edges to look more realistic. Make a few sets of this one as well.
Glue them together
Step 9: Bring one wooden box with grassy sand filled inside. Or it can be of any other size you want as well.
Grab a wooden box
Step 10: Add the flowers and leaves crafted to the wooden box and secure them with the help of a toothpick.
Attach the paper succulents
Step 11: Add other flowers and complete your paper’s succulent centerpiece.
Paper succulent centerpiece
- Use sharp and hot equipment carefully: Be careful while using the scissors, etc., as they can cause serious cuts and injuries.
You’ve now found out how to create such an exquisite work of art. Knowledge alone, however, is insufficient. You’re allowed to play around with it as much as you want. It’s now up to you to come up with new ideas. Following these simple directions, you will be able to learn how to make a paper succulent centerpiece. So game the system and wait to see what unfolds.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.