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How to Make Tropical Paper Orchids

Download and print the origami template then follow the easy instructions to make orchids that you can use in a bouquet or as a gift topper, centerpiece or corsage.

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For basic orchid you will need: letter-weight paper in orchid colors and leaf color (we used metallic paper in azalea, ruby and botanic from; a desktop printer; scissors; a hot-glue gun; 22-gauge floral wire; and floral tape. For the hair accessory, gift toppers or corsage you will need: metal hair clips, mini clothespins, corsage magnets, and wrist elastic or ribbon.



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