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Paper Garden

| Paper Craft > Paper Sculpting

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This garden made out of paper is created using a very basic technique of folding paper to bring it in relief and to make it look 3 dimensional. Just hang it on the walls or keep it as a table top decoration.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take a placemat and colour it using Acrylic Colours - Orange, Chrome Yellow and White in gradation from base to top
Leave it to dry

STEP 2:-

Paper Garden  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

To make the leaves take light and dark green coloured card papers
Cut leaves from the green paper in three different sizes, the biggest size being 2 inches long and proportionately wide
Fold each leaf into half and further fold it diagonally into a fanfold
Open the folds to get the leaf with the veins.

STEP 3:-

Paper Garden  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

To make the flowers we will need yellow and orange coloured papers
Cut three different sized circles from the papers, the biggest one is of 2 inches in diameter
You will need two circles for each flower one big and one small in size

STEP 4:-

Paper Garden  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

To make the flowers fold the circle into half

STEP 5:-

Paper Garden  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Fold it further two times to form a cone

STEP 6:-

Paper Garden  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Cut the straight top edge of the cone into a rounded shape like a petal

STEP 7:-

Paper Garden  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Open the folds to get the flower shape
Repeat the same for all the circles to make the flowers

STEP 8:-

To make the butterflies, we will need red and light green coloured papers
Cut circles in 3 different sizes and the biggest circle being 3 inches in diameter
The wings of the butterfly are made in the same way as the flowers
Cut the body of the butterflies in light brown coloured card paper in small, medium and big sizes as per the size of the wings of the butterfly

STEP 9:-

Assemble all the leaves, flowers and the butterflies on the placemat and stick them using Fevicol MR in an arrangement of your choice

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Chrome Yellow 03, Orange 17, White 27, Fevicol MR, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Decoupage Rectangular Wooden Placemat,Water Container, A4 Sized Orange, Red, Yellow, Light Green, Dark Green, Light Brown, Card Papers, Pencil, Scissors, Compass, Sponge, Half Cut Pearls