Carnation flowers are simple to make and can be done well under 7 to 10 minutes using colored tissue paper or even using Cleenex. The methodology is outlined here.
Glimpse of the Result:
Take a sheet of tissue paper.
Cut it into 4 rectangles of equal size and place one rectangle over the other as layers.
Holdthe 4 layers together and make fan folds.
At the center of the fan folding, secure using a piece of string.
Hold the corners of the fold together and make a zig zag cut. Do this for both the sides of the paper.
Now expand the fan.
Lift each layer of the fold upwards one by one.
On lifting all the layers upwards, you’ve got your carnation flower.
We will make a carnation flower bouquet with artificial leaves and embellishments soon.