Real flowers and plants are always fabulous to have in your home, especially during the holidays and on special occasions, but if you're tired of them not lasting or being too costly to keep on a regular basis then these spring curly paper hyacinths might be a solution. And what a wonderful way to make them with your child or grandchild for an awesome Mother's Day gift.
Skewer stick for curling paper
Green foam sheet
Cut 2 1/2 inch strips of colorful paper.
Make vertical cuts in strips on stacked paper leaving a 1/2 inch border.
Use a skewer to tightly curl the cut strips.
Apply glue as you roll paper to the end.
You can re-roll the individual strips if needed.
Apply floral tape to skewer stick.
Free-hand cut leaves out of foam sheet and lay on a medium heated iron plate to curl.
Hot glue leaves in front of sticks.
Having green leaves are an important part of the hyacinth plant.
Display in your favorite container using florist foam and moss for a finish look.
Create some lasting brightness and color in your decor or for your favorite someone, Mom, or just because.
The best part is that they stay fresh forever!
Take a little time to enjoy