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50+ Paper Flower Tutorials & Templates: {Free}

Posted By Tipnut On January 31, 2011 @ 7:40 am In Paper Crafts | 36 Comments

Download [1]Here’s a lovely assortment of paper flowers to make, I’ve organized them in a few sections for easier browsing:

Bouquets & Centerpieces, Tissue Paper, Crepe, Origami and the rest under general tutorials.

Many of these have free templates to download and most are surprisingly easy to make!

I’ve also compiled a vintage booklet into a pdf tutorial that you can download. It shows step-by-step how to make crepe flowers (includes images). Just click the banner to the right to grab a copy for yourself.

Ready to see what’s available from around the net? Here you go, enjoy!

ninthstreeteast.blogspot.com

ninthstreeteast.blogspot.com

Stained Glass Style [2]: Made with black construction paper and tissue paper of various colors.

Double Fringe [3]: You will need double-sided colored paper, scissors, glue, a ready-made or a do-it-yourself slotted tool, or just a wooden toothpick.

increations.blogspot.com

increations.blogspot.com

cheekymagpie.com

cheekymagpie.com

Tulips [4]: These are made with double sided decorative paper.

Ornaments [5]: Easy project made with cheap computer paper.

howaboutorange.blogspot.com

howaboutorange.blogspot.com

kindawonderful.typepad.com

kindawonderful.typepad.com

Popup [6]: Made with pages from a magazine.

Peonies How-To [7]: Made with recycled paper that has been ripped and boiled in water and then pulsed to a pulp using a blender.

marthastewart.com

marthastewart.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

Perfect Daisies [8]: These cheery blossoms brighten any table and make a wonderfully unexpected bouquet to give to a friend.

Elegant Parchment [9]: This project makes a remarkably simple and beautiful piece that can be used to make a bouquet, a boutonniere, a brooch, or just about any flowery thing that starts with the letter B.

etsy.com

etsy.com

wendysmedley.typepad.com

wendysmedley.typepad.com

Book Paper [10]: Made with pages from an old book and a large scallop punch.

Napkin [11]: By using napkins instead of tissue, these have a more structured hold. They almost look like fabric.

dana-made-it.com

dana-made-it.com

intimateweddings.com

intimateweddings.com

Cupcake Liners [12]: Made with eight small cupcake liners each, pipe cleaners and floral tape.

Large Poppies [13]: These are lovely and huge!

100layercake.com

100layercake.com

increations.blogspot.com

increations.blogspot.com

Fringed [14]: Make these with some clever snips of your scissors.

Dimensional [15]: Made with a scalloped square squeeze punch and decorative corner punches.

fiskars.com

fiskars.com

jonesdesigncompany.com

jonesdesigncompany.com

Rolled [16]: Learn how to make paper rosettes using cover or text weight paper and florist wire. Beautiful alone and arranged in bouquets.

Assorted [17]: Features an assortment of goodies to make using colorful silk paper or other thin sheets.

blissfulfetes.blogspot.com

blissfulfetes.blogspot.com

howaboutorange.blogspot.com

howaboutorange.blogspot.com

Recycled [18]: They don’t require any adhesive, and there are just four shapes to cut out.

Nifty Folded [19]: These are quite clever and made with double-sided patterned paper, a circle punch, glue stick and vintage buttons (for the center).

whimsicalworldoflaurabird.blogspot.com

whimsicalworldoflaurabird.blogspot.com

diyordont.blogspot.com

diyordont.blogspot.com

Ranunculus [20]: Made with cardstock and includes a free template to download (note the page says for subscribers only but that has been changed so everyone can download it).

Coffee Filter Roses [21]: Made with a box of disposable cone coffee filters (8 filters will make one full bloom rose).

marthastewart.com

marthastewart.com

ideasmag.co.za

ideasmag.co.za

Layered Petals [22]: Petal template provided (pdf), paper is curled using a filigree split tool.

Cupcake Liner Carnations [23]: Each is made from 3 regular cupcake liners, florist wire and a dab of hot glue.

ohhellofriendblog.com

ohhellofriendblog.com

weddingfriends.co.za

weddingfriends.co.za

Fairy Tale [24]: (video instructions) No specific design template is provided but suitable to DIY in shape of choice.

Tissue

nothingbutbonfires.com

nothingbutbonfires.com

Pom Poms [25]: Made with eight sheets of tissue in the color of your choice.

Pom-Pom [26]: Made with four sheets of tissue and the edges can be cut curved or pointed after folding.

lillyella.blogspot.com

lillyella.blogspot.com

kindawonderful.typepad.com

kindawonderful.typepad.com

Mexican [27]: Made with 8-10 sheets of brightly colored tissue per piece and twist ties, pipe cleaners, ribbon and/or wire.

Instant [28]: Made with assorted lightweight paper such as tissue paper, sewing pattern paper, etc., and cut with shredder scissors.

mayamade.blogspot.com

mayamade.blogspot.com

foldingtrees.com

foldingtrees.com

Carnations [29]: Made with tissue paper, pipe cleaners (chenille stems) or floral wire or floral tape.

Tiny [30]: Made with four pieces of tissue measuring 2 1/4″ by 3 1/2″.

zakkalife.blogspot.com

zakkalife.blogspot.com

greedyforcolour.blogspot.com

greedyforcolour.blogspot.com

With Tulle [31]: Layers of petals are made with 2 colors of tissue paper (2 sheets each) and two rectangles of tulle.

Crepe

marthastewartweddings.com

marthastewartweddings.com

Poppies [32]: These are shown decorating a fondant-covered cake.

Double Peony [33]: Made with wire, glue and mulberry paper.

inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com

inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com

marthastewartweddings.com

marthastewartweddings.com

Shaped [34]: Crafted from colorful tissue or crepe, these are graceful, inexpensive to make, and always in season.

Roses [35]: Made with florist’s tape, 18 gauge cloth-wrapped florist’s wire, 2-ply or Double Sided Crepe in petal and leaf colors. Includes pdf template download.

foofanagle.wordpress.com

foofanagle.wordpress.com

thebridescafe.com

thebridescafe.com

DIY [36]: Nice tutorial, these feature glued microbeads in the center.

Made With Streamers [37]: These are made with streamers in three colors for petals, center and leaves.

craftzine.com

craftzine.com

bleulune.typepad.com

bleulune.typepad.com

Glittery [38]: So pretty! Step-by-step tutorial with lots of pictures, petals are rimmed with glitter and a shiny button is glued in the center.

Giant Rose [39]: Wow! Made with floral tape, 18-gauge floral stem wire, Doublette and craft glue.

greenweddingshoes.com

greenweddingshoes.com

foldingtrees.com

foldingtrees.com

Roses [40]: Red & green crepe is needed along with glue and green wired stem.

Origami

foldingtrees.com

foldingtrees.com

Kusudama [41]: The Japanese kusudama is a ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together. Also see this example with beads added [42].

Tulip Instructions [43]: It is relatively simple and looks so sweet when bunched together with other tulips, or different types of flowers.

origami-fun.com

origami-fun.com

bloomize.com

bloomize.com

Roses [44]: Three different styles shown: the Kawasaki rose, the Bird base rose, and the Standard rose.

Lotus Flower [45]: Free pdf tutorial download available.

petalsofpeace.com

petalsofpeace.com

u-handbag.typepad.com

u-handbag.typepad.com

Simple Lily [46]: The paper is coloured on one side and white on the other which gives a nice stripe effect down the centre of the petals.

Assorted [47]: Here’s a gallery full of all kinds to make, includes bleeding heart, globe flower, primrose, edelweiss and lots more.

aboutflowershome.com

aboutflowershome.com

Bouquets & Centerpieces

hostessblog.com

hostessblog.com

Eco-Chic Bouquet Alternative [48]: Features clever “paper bag flowers” crafted from brown Trader Joe’s grocery bags.

Crafted [49]: A bouquet like this requires about 25 flowers and 10 leaves. Once you have arranged them, cover the stems in wide ribbon.

marthastewartweddings.com

marthastewartweddings.com

oncewed.com

oncewed.com

DIY Pom Pom Vines [50]: This project is a simple twist on a pom pom garland by stringing them vertically with paper leaves so they become vines.

Simple [51]: This bouquet of delightfully airy flowers is as easy to make as it is beautiful.

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

craftstylish.com

Centerpiece [52]: These gorgeous pieces are quick and inexpensive to make and add a burst of color to parties and celebrations.

Tissue Garden [53]: It’s easy to make and can be customized by using different colored tissue paper, patterned paper, fabric flowers, painted branches, and so on.

oncewed.com

oncewed.com

theflirtyguide.com

theflirtyguide.com

Cherry Blossoms [54]: The blossoms look best if you use paper that is the same color on both sides.

Rose Branches [55]: You may use a bit of glue or double-stick tape to keep the flower from unrolling and loosening up with time.

dozidesign.blogspot.com

dozidesign.blogspot.com

houseofsmiths.blogspot.com

houseofsmiths.blogspot.com

Hanging Rose Ball [56]: Made with streamers and styrofoam ball forms.

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URLs in this post:

[1] Image: http://tipnut.com/files/2012/346t394.pdf

[2] Stained Glass Style: http://ninthstreeteast.blogspot.com/2009/03/stained-glass-spring-flowers.html

[3] Double Fringe: http://increations.blogspot.com/2009/02/fringed-flowers-ii.html

[4] Tulips: http://www.cheekymagpie.com/?p=964

[5] Ornaments: http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2008/12/paper-flower-ornaments.html

[6] Popup: http://kindawonderful.typepad.com/pink_paper_peppermints/2008/06/3-d-pop-up-recycled-magazine-flowers-31-crafty-flowers-in-31-days---day-21.html

[7] Peonies How-To: http://www.marthastewart.com/271313/paper-peonies

[8] Perfect Daisies: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7326/how-to-make-perfect-paper-daisies

[9] Elegant Parchment: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2009/how-tuesday-elegant-parchment-flowers-with-jeffrey-rudell/

[10] Book Paper: http://wendysmedley.typepad.com/possibilities/this-project-was-a-real-hit-so-thought-i-would-turn-it-into-a-page-and-enlarge-the-images-to-make-it-easier-to-readenjoy.html

[11] Napkin: http://www.dana-made-it.com/2008/07/tutorial-wallflowers.html

[12] Cupcake Liners: http://www.intimateweddings.com/blog/how-to-make-paper-flowers-from-cupcake-liners/

[13] Large Poppies: http://www.100layercake.com/blog/2010/11/02/diy-paper-flowers-by-brittany/

[14] Fringed: http://increations.blogspot.com/2008/08/fringed-flowers.html

[15] Dimensional: http://www2.fiskars.com/Crafting/Projects/Entertaining-Parties/Decorations/DIY-Dimensional-Paper-Flowers

[16] Rolled: http://jonesdesigncompany.com/flowers/rolled-paper-flowers-tutorial/

[17] Assorted: http://blissfulfetes.blogspot.com/2011/04/diy-paper-flowers-tutorial.html

[18] Recycled: http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-make-recycled-paper-flowers.html

[19] Nifty Folded: http://whimsicalworldoflaurabird.blogspot.com/2011/03/paper-flower-tutorial.html

[20] Ranunculus: http://diyordont.blogspot.com/2011/06/tutorial-paper-ranunculus-flower-free.html

[21] Coffee Filter Roses: http://www.marthastewart.com/266346/paper-roses

[22] Layered Petals: http://ideasmag.co.za/craft-decor/craft-paper-flowers/

[23] Cupcake Liner Carnations: http://www.ohhellofriendblog.com/2010/10/guest-blogger-sasha-from-guilded-bee.html

[24] Fairy Tale: http://www.weddingfriends.co.za/fairy-tale-paper-flowers-diy/

[25] Pom Poms: http://nothingbutbonfires.com/2010/02/how-make-those-tissue-pompoms

[26] Pom-Pom: http://lillyella.blogspot.com/2009/04/how-to-tissue-pom-flowers.html

[27] Mexican: http://kindawonderful.typepad.com/pink_paper_peppermints/2008/05/crafty-flowers.html

[28] Instant: http://mayamade.blogspot.com/2010/01/how-to-instant-paper-flowers.html

[29] Carnations: http://foldingtrees.com/2008/08/flower-week-tissue-paper-carnations/

[30] Tiny: http://zakkalife.blogspot.com/2009/06/how-to-tiny-delicate-tissue-flowers.html

[31] With Tulle: http://greedyforcolour.blogspot.com/2010/12/tissue-paper-and-tulle-flower-tutorial.html

[32] Poppies: http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/226528/crepe-paper-flowers

[33] Double Peony: http://inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com/2009/09/double-peony-paper-flower.html

[34] Shaped: http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/226603/shaped-crepe-flowers

[35] Roses: http://foofanagle.wordpress.com/2009/02/13/crepe-paper-roses/

[36] DIY: http://www.thebridescafe.com/?postID=805&diy-crepe-paper-flowers

[37] Made With Streamers: http://blog.makezine.com/craft/paper_flower_centerpiece/

[38] Glittery: http://bleulune.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/05/52311-1.html

[39] Giant Rose: http://greenweddingshoes.com/diy-giant-paper-rose-flower/

[40] Roses: http://foldingtrees.com/2009/04/guest-feature-crepe-paper-roses/

[41] Kusudama: http://foldingtrees.com/2008/11/kusudama-tutorial-part-1/

[42] with beads added: http://findinspirations.com/2009/07/handmade/

[43] Tulip Instructions: http://www.origami-fun.com/origami-tulip.html

[44] Roses: http://www.bloomize.com/origami-roses/

[45] Lotus Flower: http://www.petalsofpeace.com/howto.htm

[46] Simple Lily: http://u-handbag.typepad.com/uhandblog/2008/05/simple-origami.html

[47] Assorted: http://www.aboutflowershome.com/origami+flowers.html

[48] Eco-Chic Bouquet Alternative: http://blog.hwtm.com/2010/01/diy-tutorial-eco-chic-bouquet-alternative/

[49] Crafted: http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/226482/crafted-bouquet

[50] DIY Pom Pom Vines: http://www.oncewed.com/17979/diy-wedding-blog/diy-wedding/diy-wedding-pom-pom-vines/

[51] Simple: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7515/how-to-make-simple-white-paper-flowers

[52] Centerpiece: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46997/how-to-make-a-paper-flower-centerpiece

[53] Tissue Garden: http://www.oncewed.com/10439/diy-blog/diy/diy-tissue-paper-garden-centerpieces/

[54] Cherry Blossoms: http://theflirtyguide.com/tfg_everyday/3_origami_cherry_blossoms.html

[55] Rose Branches: http://dozidesign.blogspot.com/2008/05/paper-flower-tutorial.html

[56] Hanging Rose Ball: http://www.thehouseofsmiths.com/2010/02/hanging-roses-i-was-browsing-blogs.html

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