Paper Succulents on Wire Stems

Here’s a quick and simple way to attach my paper echeveria succulents to a wire stem. This is very useful if you want to attach paper succulents to a dimensional piece like I did with this metal basket.

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Supplies

To make these you will need my Succulent 2D/3D die by Sizzix, 24 gauge florist wire, liquid adhesive, wire cutters and cardstock.

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Die cut seven each of the tri-petal dies and ten of the single petal die for each complete succulent. Repeat if you are making more succulents.

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Using a die pick, curl the edges of each petal and set aside.

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Cut an 8 inch piece of florist wire for each complete succulent.

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Fold the wire in half. Using the die pick, twist and create a small loop on the fold of the wire. Remove the die pick and bend the small loop to a 90 degree angle to the wire.

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Starting with the smallest, tri-petal pieces, insert the wire stem into the center of the piece until the center is resting against the loop. Add a small amount of adhesive and insert each piece of the die cut pieces until all of the pieces are attached. This creates one complete succulent.

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You can now use the wire stem to securely attach these succulents to various projects. Trim the excess wire if desired.

Have fun and please use the hashtag #LyndaKanase to share your makes.

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About Lynda Kanase

Sizzix Senior Product Designer, Crafter, Maker, Sewer, Scrapper, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Instructor, Anglophile, Dog lover and Mom trying to make the world prettier, one project at a time. Please join me on this creative adventure.

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