Poinsettia Twinkle Lights

2 Materials
45 Minutes

Brighten up your holiday with these beautiful poinsettia lights made using twinkle lights, red and green tissue paper and some floral tape. SAFETY: USE LED lights as they are VERY SAFE and VERY COOL.

SUPPLIES (We link to all supplies on amazon on our post here: http://bit.ly/peacewreath ) ⚫ LED White Twinkle Lights w/green String (Get a GOOD brand that lasts. The ones linked too are not glass and will work great.) ⚫ Red & Green Tissue Paper (We used 12 sheets each of 20″ x 20″ (33 sq. feet for each color) and it was just enough to make 50 flowers. Possibly a few more. ⚫ Floral Tape ⚫ Awl or something pointy to poke a hole in the tissue flowers with

Cut out your green and red leaves. ***CLICK HERE FOR FREE PATTERN***

For each flower layer 2 green and 3 red leaves. Using an awl or something sharp and pointy poke a hole into the very center of your leaves. Wiggle the awl to make the hole a little larger.

Carefully push your light through the hole all the way down to the base. This will require a small amount of tearing. Just don’t tear it too much!

The underneath side of your flower.

Fold all your leaves over like a sandwich.

Try to fold them in the other direction, then scrunch them together.

Begin wrapping with the floral tape, wrapping downward.

Your finished flower.

Fluff out the leaves a bit.

Make sure to store these carefully in a dry area.

Suggested materials:
  • Tissue paper
  • LED lights
Nancy at Craft Your Happiness
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