Okay. 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.
- 3″ wide strips of orange cardstock scored a 1/2″ intervals
- a popsicle stick
- a 5″ diameter circle
- a 4″ diameter circle
- hot glue gun
Accordion fold the paper and adhere together with hot glue
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
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.
Cut the 4″ circle into wedges then adhere to the front to create a citrus slice
- a 8″ x 12″ piece of cardstock scored at 1/2″ intervales along the 12″ side
- green and pink cardstock
- floral wire and wire cutters
- a scallop edge punch
- a xyron sticker maker
- a paper punch that makes mini hearts (optional)
Cut the wire to 6-8″ length
Use the scallop edge punch to create a decorative border along the 12″ edge of the scored cardstock. The fold the cardstock accordion style.
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.
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)
Run a piece of light pink scrap paper through the Xyron then punch to create little adhesive heart shapes
Adhere the hearts to create “seeds”
Which DIY summer fruity paper medallion are YOU going to make!?