There are so many wonderful things a person can create with tissue paper. (I have a weakness for tissue paper.) It is colorful, decorative, can be used for almost any occasion, and comes in so many varieties it makes my head spin.
While going though some of my Grandmother's craft things, I came across a little book published by Kimberly-Clark Corp. copyright 1964. Yep, the same company that makes the toilet paper & par towel dispensers you find in public bathrooms.
Within this little book are tutorials detailing the construction of various flowers from facial tissue. Using the carnation tutorial I was able to create a wonder flufly snowman to decorate a Christmas package.
use facial tissue, toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls. From there I
Light & Dark Green Tissue Paper (tree)
Die-cut Poinsettia Tissue Paper (accents)
Gold Acetate Ribbon (trunk)
Red Felt (pinking scissors) (container)
Red and White Tissue Paper cut into 3"x3" squares
cup left hand with single square of tissue paper within, using first finger of right hand, hold paper in left palm in place while tightly wrapping finger (of left had - with paper still within) around right finger. This creates a little cup. With shape sketched out on wrapped package, glue onto package. For most full look, pack papers tightly.
Christmas Tree - Green Tissue Paper & Mini Candy Canes
Snowman - Facial Tissue (this makes the most fluffy accents - thin wire is used to create the "carnation" shape), Orange (nose), Brown (arms) and black (eyes) Tissue Paper; Blue Acetate Ribbon (scarf).