Canadian Chocoholic Craftiness


How to assemble a 3D Paper Cacao Flower

Watch this video for details on how to assemble a paper cacao flower.

Here are the quick steps:

  1. curl paper flowers using a pen
  2. layer on top of each other onto brad: small pokey one first, then one with longest petals, then star.
  3. open brad so it lays flat and allows movement of petals
  4. adjust if needed

Not sure what a Brad is? Here is a link to tell you more about this butterfly like connector.

Hi, I’m Brad ~ a fun intro video made with the help of my partner to introduce you to a brad and how to use them



3D Cacao Pods

Chances are if you have found this page that you have gotten some cacao pods recently.

Here is a link to the blog which gives a full description on how to assemble cacao pods.

Here are the quick steps:

  1. Fold on score line
  2. put glue on each side
  3. hold together as glue dries
  4. add string to hang if desired