Mylar Flowers

Based on the traditional folded tissue or crepe paper method, this flower was made using donated Mylar sheeting (a factory overrun) and a pipe cleaner.

Repurpose almost any kind of pliable sheeting to create decorative flowers for parties and celebrations.

STEP 1

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Cut and stack multiple pieces of rectangular shaped sheeting.  The bigger the sheet, the larger the flower.  I used multiple sizes to vary the size of each row of petals and stacked them largest to smallest (on top).  

STEP 2

 

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Make half inch accordion folds starting at the narrow end of the sheeting and secure with a pipe cleaner, wire or zip tie.

STEP 3

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For added variety, trim the folded ends to create pointed or curved petals.

STEP 4

Separate each layer of sheeting to create the petal rows

Flower complete!! Now make more for festive decorations!