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How to Make a Poinsettia Flower

Poinsettia crafts are the perfect easy Christmas decorations because they're so versatile! Use these pretty Christmas crafts to accent your gift wrapping or make a fashion statement by turning them into a pin or hair accessory! Find out How to Make a Poinsettia Flower with this easy tutorial.

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How to Make a Poinsettia Flower


  • Sizzix poinsettia die
  • 12 x 12” sheet of red felt
  • 2 satin leaves
  • Hot glue or fabri-tac
  • Gold 3d scribbles paint
  • Optional: Red liquid glitter glue


1. Cut 7 large flower petals,7 small flower petals, 1 center flower in red felt, using the pointsettia sizzix die.

2. Cut about a 2" x 2” circle out of red felt.

3. Glue one large flower petal to top of red felt circle, placing curved edges at top.

4. Continue to slightly overlap the large flower petals and face the curved edges of the petal all going in one direction.

5. Glue small flower petals on top of larger petals, in the same manner, except, face the curved edges in the opposite direction of the larger petals.

6. Glue smallest flower on the very top.

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7. Use gold 3d paint to make dots in center of smallest flower to act as stamens.

8. Glue 2 green leaves to underside of poinsettia flower.

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9. Optional: Use red glitter glue to outline all edges of pointsettia flower. Let dry.

10. Use to decorate your Christmas gifts, use as a pin, or wear in your hair!

How to Make a Poinsettia Flower


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