How To Make the Prettiest Paper-Cut Flowers

Perfect for any Cinco de Mayo fiesta.

Episode: Kitchen Cantina

Excerpted from "Life is a Party: Deliciously Doable Recipes to Make Every Day a Celebration" by David Burtka © Grand Central Publishing 2019. Provided courtesy of David Burtka. All rights reserved.

David Burtka has the perfect DIY festive paper flowers for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta.

What you'll need:

  • Multicolored tissue paper
  • Stapler
  • Pipe cleaners

How to:

  1. Stack multicolored tissue paper and fold into an accordion-style fold about 1 inch thick.
  2. Staple the center or tie it with a pipe cleaner.
  3. Cut the edges into round or petal shapes, then unfold.
  4. Peel the layers toward the center to create a flower.
  5. Hang flowers with pipe cleaners.
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