HOW TO long stemmed paper roses
I've made paper roses ever since I was a young child. I didn't always have glue or tape on hand nor floral wire and green tape for that matter. I came up with my own secret way of making long stemmed paper roses without a drop of glue. Now I'm sharing it with you!
- 1 sheet of paper around 14- 24" long and at least 2" wide
I like to use paper shopping bags, because they're the perfect thickness for a sturdy stem and hardy flower. Use brown paper bags for a more rustic look. If you've saved all that red and green wrapping paper from your Christmas presents it would be perfect! Just double up it if the paper is thinner.
- 1 pair scissors
Cut the strips
Wrap the petals
Secure the rose
Make a leaf
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