Rosette Tree

Supplies

1 qty. Paper Mache Cone 10.63” x 4” #30109045
Approx. 5-6 qty. 12”x 12” Printed Cardstock – assorted coordinating prints
1” XL Glue Dots 30129719
Craft Glue Dots 30001508
1/4” Meriken Double Stick Tape #30013284
1 1/2” Circle Punch (Clever Lever Yellow) #30028731
1” Circle Punch (Clever Lever Green) #30028719
3/4” Circle Punch (Clever Lever Green) #30028718
Jumbo Star Punch (Clever Lever Green) #30028711
Paper Trimmer #30088131
Martha Stewart Crafts Score Board #30103578
Low Temp Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
Sharp Scissors
Glass Candlestick #30129586.
Empty Ribbon Spool or similar

Optional: Dress It Up Buttons, Beads, etc., for embellishing

NOTE: The amount of paper depends on how many rosettes you make per size and if you overlap or layer them. The sample used 18 (1”) large, 8 (3/4”) medium and 10 (1/2”) small rosettes.

 

 

Directions
 

NOTE: You can paint your cone with acrylic paint before decorating if you want. You will make a number of rosettes to cover your tree.
 

Making the rosettes; Take your assorted printed cardstocks and cut into strips, a few at a time: 1” x 12”, 3/4” x 12” and 1/2” x 9” Punch out 1” circles for the 1/2” strips and 1 1/2” circles for the 1” and 1 1/2” strips.
Using the MSC Score board, score each strip at 1/4” intervals for the whole length. Accordion fold the strips. Place a piece of tape on one end. Bring the other end around and tape together so that it is joined.
Place glue dots onto the punched circles. Bring the joined circle together to form the rosette. Carefully place the rosettes onto the glue dot. Cover the center with another circle or a punched star. You can also glue on buttons for more embellishment. Use another glue dot or the glue gun to adhere to the cone.
Glue rosettes around the cone, using the different prints and sizes, overlapping where needed. Place to rosettes back to back at the top of the tree topper.
Place an empty ribbon spool inside of the cone. Make sure that it is level. Place tree onto the glass candlestick, glue down if necessary.

 

 

2012 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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