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Wire Flowers with Washi on the Rocks

Get kids outside and crafting with these fun Wire Flowers with Washi tape rocks! It is  a fun kids activity that will keep kids feeling creative this summer.  If you are looking for more boredom busting ideas check out all our summer crafts and activities  ideas to keep kids active and entertained this summer!  The best craft bloggers are sharing  fun kids crafts! From making DIY Tic Tac Toe Game to DIY Coloring Books  you will find fun creative ideas!

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Hi there! I’m Jenny from www.crescendoh.com and am happy to return for my third year in a row to be part of Craft Camp. Here’s a great little project that’s a whole lot of fun: Wire Flowers with Washi on the Rocks!

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Materials Needed: 1. Rock 2. Small button 3. Thin craft wire 4. Scissors 5. Washi tape

JennyDoh2STEP 1: Thread a small white button onto thin craft wire. Make a loop with the wire on the backside of the button and twist a few times. This is your first flower petal.

JennyDoh3STEP 2: Make several more petals, first with the tail end of the wire (trim off excess tail as needed with scissors) and then any additional petals with the non-tail end of the wire until you are happy with the amount of petals. Don’t worry about making the petals all uniform in shape or size. The wonkier the better.

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STEP 3: Leaving about 2 inches for the stem, wrap the wire around the rock several times, and then twist the wire close to the base of the flower’s stem. Trim the wire at a length that allows you to tuck the end through the wrapped wire at the bottom of the rock. Attach strips of washi tape onto the rock to finish.

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VARIATION #1: Use black craft wire!

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VARIATION #2: Instead of washi tape, glue a strip of sheet music onto the rock!

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Wishing you and yours a wonderfully creative summer!
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jenny Jenny Doh is author and packager of many books including Washi Wonderful, Creative Lettering, Craft-a-Doodle. Discover her creative world at www.crescendoh.com.

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