DIY: DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions

June 20, 2017

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Rosettes | damask loveOkay. Did you see yesterday’s post. We covered the basics of how to create your own paper fruit medallions. Things are gonna get a lot fruitier in here, so get ready. Today’s projects are slightly more advanced, but trust me…you can do it! We’re crafting up these DIY summer fruity paper medallions in the form of watermelon wedges and citrus slices. Both are shapes you probably didn’t even know were POSSIBLE with paper. Well, sister, keep scrolling.

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Rosettes | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

You’ll need:

  • 3″ wide strips of orange cardstock scored a 1/2″ intervals
  • a popsicle stick
  • a 5″ diameter circle
  • a 4″ diameter circle
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP ONE

Accordion fold the paper and adhere together with hot glue

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP TWO

On the underside of the accordion fold, adhere one half of the popsicle stick as shown. Then bring over the other end of the accordion fold and adhere the other half of the popsicle stick as shown

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP THREE

On the front of the medallion, add a hefty dollop of hot glue and adhere the 5″ circle. Add glue to the back of the medallion and fold the circle over to adhere.

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP FOUR

Cut the 4″ circle into wedges then adhere to the front to create a citrus slice

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Rosettes | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

  • a 8″ x 12″ piece of cardstock scored at 1/2″ intervales along the 12″ side
  • green and pink cardstock
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • floral wire and wire cutters
  • a scallop edge punch
  • a xyron sticker maker
  • a paper punch that makes mini hearts (optional)

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP ONE

Cut the wire to 6-8″ lengthDIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP TWO

Use the scallop edge punch to create a decorative border along the 12″ edge of the scored cardstock. The fold the cardstock accordion style.

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP THREE

On the back of the accordion fold, add hot glue and adhere the floral write as shown. Then collapse the accordion fold and bend the wire over the top, adhering it to the other side with hot glue.

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP FOUR

Trace the accordion fold wedge onto green and pink cardstock, then cut out the tracing with scissors. Adhere them onto the accordion wedge (see below)

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP FIVE

Run a piece of light pink scrap paper through the Xyron then punch to create little adhesive heart shapes

 

 

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

STEP SIX

Adhere the hearts to create “seeds”

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions | damask love

Which DIY summer fruity paper medallion are YOU going to make!?

10 thoughts on “DIY Summer Fruity Paper Medallions”

  1. Love love love this!!! Is there an SVG available for if you’re wanting to use a cricut or silhouette? ❤️❤️

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