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Cricut User: Cricut design space will resize this template because it is “too big” to cut. You will need to resize this file to 32.492 wide. You can find a tutorial for this here. Also, Cricut doesn’t want to show the number in the middle of the petals so I have included a picture of which petal is which in the zip file.
This paper peony tutorial took forever to publish!
While I was making preparing this tutorial, my 9 month old daughter pulled the tablecloth off the table.
Pulling the tablecloth off the table isn’t a terrible. But guess what was on the table… my laptop. Down, down, down it went. Falling to it’s untimely demise.
Luckily, it wasn’t that bad. The WiFi and some USB ports broke. I could also still use it. But I couldn’t do the things needed to post to my website because I couldn’t connect to the internet. So this paper peony tutorial was put on hold.
It was a good thing that we bought insurance for for my laptop. *sigh with relief.* I had a feeling that I would need it. Especially when I have 2 kids under the age of 3.
It took two weeks to get my computer repaired. So I had two weeks with my old, insanely slow laptop. First world problem right there.
That is why it took so long to get this one posted!
Warning to all you with laptops and kids. Don’t leave your computer on the table with kids around! Especially when you have a tablecloth.
I sure learned my lesson.
I created this flower from tracing the petals of a real peony. So every petal is different! This is the second flower I have created from an actual flower. The first was a rose. Check out how to make a paper rose.
How would you like a free template?
- Silhouette, Cricut, or Scissors
- 18 gauge green paper covered floral wire
- Metallic text-weight paper
- I use the colors rose quartz and botanic
- You can use card-stock instead of metallic paper (get paper here)
- Hot glue gun
- Floral Tape
- Wire cutters
- Flower Shaping Mat and Shaping tools
The links will bring you to Amazon, Cards and Pockets, and Cricut