cut three more petals from the larger size cutter add gum glue to the bottom have portion and adhere them to the flower, dont forget to soften the ends, u can curl up one end of one of the petals for a natural look, let dry.
next we will make six petals, although u only see three here, u wanna make six. Put these petals on your cel board to make the grooves for the insertion of the floral wire. Donot for get to bend your wire with the needle nose pliers and dip it in gum glue or water before inserting in the petal, and lay the petals to dry on crumbled foil to help form a natural look. here is a pic of the petals drying, some are bent upward
and some are bent downward. gardenias have that weather beaten look, onto part 4