Christmas Artichoke

I want to tell you how to make an amusing Christmas tree toy out of unnecessary plastic bottles and ordinary colored paper.
 Christmas Ball Artichoke
So, let's start. The ball can be made from ordinary plastic bottles. For this, I took 2 bottles of 1.5 liters, cut off the top. I cut the bottle with a stationery knife, and then cut it with scissors.
 cut the upper part
The first one has more, the second one is smaller by 1 cm, so that one enters the other.
connect two parts
Now we wrap them with tape.
we wrap with adhesive tape
We cut off the top of one from bottles. That's what happened.
 Cut the top of one
Take the paper and cut it into pieces 3 * 4 cm. Let's fold in half the workpiece, and then we fold the edges to center diagonally. On the tips of the blanks we will fix 2 third-party scotch.
 cut into pieces
Glue 4 petals at the base of the ball,thus closing the top.
 Glue at the base of the ball
This is the first row. Glue 2 row lower, and one color - green. Let's see that the top of the second-row petal lies between the petals of the first.  we paste the 2nd row
 Glue the 3rd row Glue on 3rd row, consisting of yellow petals. So we continue to stick petals to the very bottom. That's what happened!  petals to the very bottom  form square petals
 cut the leaves and paste
In the last row we form square petals or cut out leaves and glue.
 form square petals
artichoke
Now it's time to make a pendant to the Christmas ball. We make a hole in the center of the lid with a hot nail or a soldering iron.We push a thick thread with a bead into it
 make suspension
 suspension
From the outside of the lid we make a knot, we put on a bead, we make one more knot so that the bead does not fell out. Voilà! The suspension is ready! Imagine how happy the kids are when they find a candle in a Christmas tree, because you can put small candies in a ball, like lollipops!