Today's contessignment is to make a paper tulip, and give it to somebody. If you can't give it to somebody, give it to yourself. You've earned it.
This idea is 100% ripped off from The Kid's kindergarten. It's one of two art activities they suggested for this week. Thanks, school!
I got a cardboard paper cut while making my Peeps diorama, and I can guarantee you'll be distracted by the band-aid in these pictures. I am fine. The red that looks like blood is actually gel crayon.
|Step 1: Get your stuff. You need a square piece of paper, plus a bigger piece of paper, and/or a stem-like thing..|
|Step 2: Fold the square paper diagonally to make a triangle.|
|Step 3: Fold the triangle in half.|
|Step 4: Unfold that triangle, so you're back to your first triangle.|
|Step 5: Fold the bottom-right point up like this.|
|Step 6: Fold the bottom left point up like this.|
|Step 7: Fold in that little point on the right side.|
|Step 8: Fold in that little point on the left side.|
|Step 9: Flip your paper over, so all those visible folds are on the backside.|
|Step 10: Glue your paper to a cool stem...|
|...or glue it to a less-cool stem...|
|...or glue it on a piece of paper and draw a stem.|
Final step: Give it away, to yourself or someone else. Let me know how it goes, with a picture or a quick message. Remember that you can catch me on any of my personal accounts, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.