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Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet

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What's better than a bouquet of flowers? A Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet from Candace Jedrowicz, of course! If you like making recycled gifts, crafts from household items or upcycle ideas, then you'll love these commitment-free flowers.

Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
 

Materials:

  • Paper coffee cups
  • Die cut machine with flower dies or flower punches
  • 16 gauge wire – mine was left over from installing a drop ceiling
  • Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue
  • Metallic powder colors
  • Qtips
  • Buttons

Instructions:

  1. To get your coffee cup ready to punch or run through the die cutter, take off the rim and bottom then open the paper flat. Cut with flower die.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
     
  2. Pour a small amount of metallic powder in a cup bottom.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
     
  3. Add enough Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue to the powder to make it spreadable. Use Qtip to stir and paint your flowers.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
     
  4. Some paper cups have more wax than others so the color may bead up. I let them dry and added more color for a pleasantly mottled look.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
     
  5. Cut 9″ to 12″ pieces of wire for each stem. I used polymer clay buttons colored with craft foil for the flower centers. Wrap a small spiral in one end of the wire and thread the uncoiled end through the front of the button.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
     
  6. Leave about 1″of the wire straight and coil the rest around a pencil or other rod, leaving about 2″ straight at the bottom.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet
     
  7. I arranged my flowers in three groups according to length. Choose one of the stems to wrap around the others to hold the bunch together.

    Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet

For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out How to Make an Upcycled Coffee Cup Flower Bouquet.

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