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Calla Lilies

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Very cool looking Calla Lilies made with old and waste newspapers by using simple weaving technique.

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How To Do it YourselfHow To Do it Yourself

step 1

Calla Lilies

Collect all the materials.

step 2

Calla Lilies

Cut long strips of newspapers 3" wide ,fold two half's and cut the paper with knife place a skewer at the corner and start rolling it and stick end of corner with glue.now tube is ready.and press it with roller to make a flaten shape. Woven Liliy- place a few newspaper tubes in a horizontal position on flat working surface.Start to weave paper tubes shown as pics.I used simple over and under technique.Now prepare some petals and some leaves.

step 3

Calla Lilies

Now make Spadix (Pollen) shown as pic . I have used spiral weaving technique with newspaper tubes.

step 4

Calla Lilies

Now colour the all Spathes (Petals), Spadix (Pollens) and leaves with Fevicryl Acrylic Colours.let it dry

step 5

Calla Lilies

Now make Liliy- Spathes shape and fix pollen in center with fevicol.let it dry. Assemble and arrange all the leaves and Calla Lily flowers with help of fevicol and tubes , shown as pic.

You Will NeedYou Will Need

News Papers, Fevicol , Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- white, light green, Green, yellow,Maroon, Pearl matalic Gold,Fine art brush, knife, Scissors, Skewer, colour palte , water container.


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