You give flowers and bouquets to show the depth of your love, but then they wither within a wee’s time. With these fun and colorful DIY Paper Flowers, the blossoms–and your sweet gesture–could last a lifetime.
Making any blossom is a fun and imaginative process inspired by nature. Here are the elements of real flowers–and how to mimic them with paper and crafts supplies. With all these projects below, you can enjoy a wonderful variety of flowers all year long, and guess what? You don’t even have to water them!
1. Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet by The House That Lars Built
Do you have any weddings to attend this year? Perhaps you’re a soon-to-be bride? Either way, you probably know flowers are a huge part of weddings and for good reason.
Tied with a lovely silk ribbon, no one would ever know this bouquet wasn’t real! Plus, it lasts long after the big day. Now you’ve got an heirloom wedding bouquet that you can have for years to come. Just set it in a vase or use it as a centerpiece!
2. Giant DIY Paper Hyacinth Flower Bouquet by Hello Wonderful
Since these hyacinth flowers are so large, you don’t need to make too many to make an impressive bouquet! The tutorial offers 3 size and you’ll love it. Simply print out the tag, tie a ribbon through the stems and present these gorgeous hyacinths to mom on Mother’s Day.
Another thing you will love about these flowers is the simplicity. Construction paper, glue, tape, scissors, pretty much craft materials everyone has a home is all you’ll need.
3. Origami Paper Flower Bouquet by Capitol Romance
These origami bridal bouquets are remarkably simple to make, and can be made to your taste using a variety of different types, colors, patterns and sizes of paper. It recommended to do a few practice flowers with pre-cut, thin origami paper first. Once you’ve become more adept, try cutting squares out of magazines, vintage books — not antique (!!!), just old — or using thicker scrapbook paper for a different “look.
4. Pretty Paper Flower Centerpiece by Purely Katie
Learn how to make a Pretty Paper Flower Centerpiece with just a few easy steps and supplies. The flowers are very easy to make and you can use whatever kind of scrapbook paper you would like to for a theme. This centerpiece would be great for weddings, party favors or baby and bridal showers. Also, this would make for a lovely Mother’s Gift that mom can keep a lot longer than real flowers.
This version of paper rose includes three tones of pink, peach, and blush. The watercolor print on both sides creates a visual texture that adds a painterly touch. This lovely bouquet would make a gorgeous touch to your wedding, a great Mother’s Day gift or centerpiece to dress up a table.
Learn how to create this vibrant and artful paper flower bouquet filled with ranunculus, anemonies, poppies, and a darling peony. These paper flowers are made using crepe paper, acrylic paint, and to add some life-likeness to the mix, preserved greenery.
This may not be the quickest DIY, but it sure is the most rewarding. You can make these to pretty up your office desk, your home or decorate your wedding tables.
8. DIY Giant Kraft Paper Flowers by The Merry Thought
Are you looking to make some extra big paper flowers? This free tutorial will show you how to make petal templates from cardboard and then use them to cut out the flower shape from Kraft paper and construction paper. You can leave the flowers as is or spray paint some branches to make stems. This is an easy project that’s going to make a big impact.
These paper flowers are a great way to add the colours of your choice and make a huge bunch for a fraction of the price of a bunch of fresh flowers. Once you’re in the swing of things, you can easily binge your favourite show while building up you flower bunch. Win!
If you love spring blossoms in your home, then you’ll like this paper project at home! What you will love about this version of paper flowers is that you will attach them to real twigs. So, not only is this easier, the real branches make the flowers look more realistic. If you make them, your friends and family will think that they are the real deal!
12. DIY Paper Flower Bridal Bouquet by Crafts Unleashed
Summer is upon us and weddings abound! If you’re the type of bride (or friend of the bride) who likes to add the handmade touch to your bridal accessories, then this how to make a paper flower bouquet tutorial is for you. Create this charming paper flower bridal bouquet to perfectly match your color scheme.
13. Super Easy DIY Paper Flower Bouquet by Still No More
Are you looking for a DIY idea that your kids can engage with? Why don’t you try making these super easy DIY paper flowers for kids? This flower paper idea is extremely easy and thus it is very suitable for your kids.
With Mother’s Day coming up, we have flowers on our mind. Gift mom something beautiful and handmade like these gorgeous Paper Flower Bouquets. Kids can get in on the fun by helping punch out paper, tape, glue and assemble flowers. They can also design their own 3D vase by coloring their own!
16. DIY Tissue Paper Anemone Bouquet by Lia Griffith
The anemone is a lovely delicate flower that has become a bridal bouquet flower. These paper anemones are made entirely from tissue paper which give a delicate finish and a bit of transparency to the petals.
These gorgeous, hand-painted hydrangea blooms are crafted from metallic paper for a subtle sheen that delicately catches the light. While this project may seem daunting, the stunning outcome will make it all worth it.
21. DIY Paper Flower Bouquet Floral Kissing Ball by A Wonderful Thought
DIY Paper Flower Bouquet Floral Kissing Ball is a beautiful mantelpiece. These romantic decorations would look gorgeous on your mantel. Perfect for Valentines Day, or for a wedding or anniversary celebration – or just at any time because they are so gorgeous!
Think pink or red for Valentines or a burst of citrus colors for summer, or bright and bold colors for Spring, pretty pastels for Easter. Even in pink, lemon or blue for a baby shower decoration.
You’ll love this tutorial because there’s a video below to show you how to make those pretty crepe paper roses, or you can hop on over to the blog to see the full step by step photo tutorial too. It will take a bit of time and patience to make all those little flowers. The end result is certainly worth the investment of your time we think. Display them on candlesticks to enjoy the full all round effect. Crystal candlesticks would look gorgeous, perhaps with some hanging beads or crystals to catch the candlelight on your romantic dinner.
FOR THIS PROJECT YOU WILL NEED:
Crepe Paper (crepe paper rolls) – about 1.5 per ball (available in LOTS of colors)