Paper Flax Bush Tutorial

Here is a picture tutorial on making New Zealand flax bushes using laser cut, color paper.

Laser cut paper in 3 colors and 2 lengths
Laser cut paper in 3 colors and 2 lengths
White glue along the bottom edge
White glue along the bottom edge
Roll up from the lightest color first
Roll up from the lightest color first
Roll on the short brown strip last
Roll on the short brown strip last
Finished roll
Finished roll
Use a ball of green stuff to affix to base
Use a ball of green stuff to affix to base
Press onto base
Press onto base
Press in the bottom leaves with a hobby knife
Press in the bottom leaves with a hobby knife
Splay out the brown leaves nearly flat
Splay out the brown leaves nearly flat
Finished splaying
Finished splaying
Wet the leaves and gently bend them
Wet the leaves and gently bend them
Lady in the flax
Lady in the flax

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