Title of Artwork: Creative Garden: Flower 1
Artist: Sharon Bull
Print version: Yes [ Click to download lesson in PDF format ]
Lesson video: No
Age Appropriate: 8+
Materials required:

Create your very own gorgeous garden using FLIPTEZ® by EzyShaid® Colour. Making these flowers is a wonderful party craft or something special to give to someone you love! Flower Kit #1 is available online for $12.50. The kit contains: 10 x  Paper flowers, EzyShaid® shimmer, 10 gems and 30 tissue circles.
This project shows you how to be extra creative by potting your flower. Have fun!

  • FLIPTEZ® Starter Pack: yellow, orange, light green, dark green
  • The Princess Theme Pack: hot pink
  • EzyShaid®  Shimmer
  • Watercolour paper A3
  • Flower template
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Double sided tape
  • Tissue Paper: pink, yellow and orange
  • Spray adhesive
  • Coloured jewels
  • Bamboo stick
  • Spray paint
  • Clear cellophane
  • Pot
Materials required
Step 1: Materials required

EzyShaid® wants you to enjoy making this craft, to make it Ezy we have put together Flower Kit # 1. It is available in the EzyShaid® online store. It contains 10 Paper Flowers, 30 Tissue Paper Circles (10 x yellow, 10 x pink, 10x orange)  10 Jewels in various shapes and colours and EzyShaid® Shimmer for just $12.50. Spray-adhesive and FLIPTEZ® are sold separately. They are available in our online store. 

 Watch a video demonstration on the EzyShaid® "You Tube" Page.

Trace the flower template
Step 2: Trace the flower template

Trace 2 flower templates onto your A3 watercolour paper.

Cut out the flowers
Step 3: Cut out the flowers

Using scissors cut out the flower templates. Do not cut out the circle in the middle of the flower. Younger children may need adult help for this step.

FLIPTEZ Colours
Step 4: FLIPTEZ Colours

We chose to colour our flower using yellow, orange and pink FLIPTEZ®.  Start by sprinkling the yellow FLIPTEZ® onto your flower on the diagonal, leaving a 2cm gap in between.

Pink and Orange FLIPTEZ
Step 5: Pink and Orange FLIPTEZ

Repeat step 4 adding pink and orange FLIPTEZ

ZIP the FLIPTEZ
Step 6: ZIP the FLIPTEZ

Use your finger to rub/ZIP the FLIPTEZ® into the water colour paper in a diagonal direction.

Edging
Step 7: Edging

Sprinkle Pink FLIPTEZ® around the edge of your flower.

ZIP FLIPTEZ
Step 8: ZIP FLIPTEZ

Use the EzyShaid applicator to rub/ZIP the FLIPTEZ into your flower edge.

Self adhesive spray
Step 9: Self adhesive spray

Spray your flower with self adhesive (Now Available in the EzyShaid online Store) Make sure your work surface is protected.

EzyShaid Shimmer
Step 10: EzyShaid Shimmer

Quickly sprinkle EzyShaid shimmer onto your flower. Allow the shimmer to set on the glue for a few minutes. EzyShaid Shimmer is available in The EzyShaid Online Store)

Tissue Circles
Step 11: Tissue Circles

Cut a10cm diameter circle from pink, yellow and orange tissue paper.

Glue
Step 12: Glue

Apply some glue to the centre of your flower.

Pink Tissue
Step 13: Pink Tissue

Place the pink tissue circle over the glue in the centre of your flower and press down.

Orange Tissue
Step 14: Orange Tissue

Apply glue to the centre of the pink tissue circle. Place the orange tissue circle over the top of the pink tissue circle and press down.

 Glue
Step 15: Glue

Apply glue to the centre of the orange tissue circle. Place the yellow tissue circle over the top of the orange tissue circle and press down.

Jewel
Step 16: Jewel

Apply some glue to the centre of the yellow tissue circle. Press down a coloured jewel to the centre of the yellow tissue circle.

Scrunch
Step 17: Scrunch

Gently scrunch the 3 tissue circles around the jewel.

Your Finished Flower
Step 18: Your Finished Flower

Congatulations you have finished your flower. Now on to the leaves.

Leaves
Step 19: Leaves

For the leaves we chose EzyShaid® shimmer, yellow, light and dark green
FLIPTEZ®

TIP FLIPTEZ
Step 20: TIP FLIPTEZ

TIP the yellow, light and dark green FLIPTEZ alternately onto an A3 piece of water colour paper. We are going to shade the whole page, it is so fast!

ZIP FLIPTEZ
Step 21: ZIP FLIPTEZ

Use your fingers to rub/ZIP the FLIPTEZ® into your paper in a diagonal direction.

Spray
Step 22: Spray

Spray your coloured paper with self adhesive. Available in the EzyShaid® online store.

EzyShaid Shimmer
Step 23: EzyShaid Shimmer

Sprinkle EzyShaid® Shimmer all over the paper. Allow  the shimmer to set on the glue for a few minutes.

Cut Leaves
Step 24: Cut Leaves

Cut the coloured paper into 3 large leaf shapes.

Crease Leaves
Step 25: Crease Leaves

Crease the leaves down the centre at the stem end.

Double Sided Tape
Step 26: Double Sided Tape

Stick double sided tape onto the crease.

Flower Pot
Step 27: Flower Pot

Spray paint a length of bamboo silver.

Glue the bamboo to the bottom of the
flower pot ,we used a hot glue gun.

Arrange cellophane around the
base of the bamboo stem.

Assemble 1
Step 28: Assemble 1

Peel the back off the double sided tape on one of your leaves and stick it to the base of the bamboo stem.

Assemble 2
Step 29: Assemble 2

Repeat step 28 with the other 2 leaves.

Assemble 3
Step 30: Assemble 3

Stick double sided tape to the back of your flower. Start the tape 1/3 of the way down fron the top of your flower. Peel the backing off the double sided tape
and stick your flower onto the bamboo stem.

Finished Flower Pot
Step 31: Finished Flower Pot

Your Flower pot is now complete. Other creative flower ideas will be available soon!  Add them to your EzyShaid® creative garden.

Materials required Jump to the top of the page Trace the flower template Cut out the flowers FLIPTEZ Colours Jump to the top of the page Pink and Orange FLIPTEZ ZIP the FLIPTEZ Edging Jump to the top of the page ZIP FLIPTEZ Self adhesive spray EzyShaid Shimmer Jump to the top of the page Tissue Circles Glue Pink Tissue Jump to the top of the page Orange Tissue  Glue Jewel Jump to the top of the page Scrunch Your Finished Flower Leaves Jump to the top of the page TIP FLIPTEZ ZIP FLIPTEZ Spray Jump to the top of the page EzyShaid Shimmer Cut Leaves Crease Leaves Jump to the top of the page Double Sided Tape Flower Pot Assemble 1 Jump to the top of the page Assemble 2 Assemble 3 Finished Flower Pot Jump to the top of the page

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