It may be just a tad too cold for flowers in some parts of the world right now, but it is always a good time for crafting! And what better way to make up for the lack of bloom outside than to make some colorful paper flowers. There are so many options out there when it comes to this colorful craft.
Are you missing a springtime splash of color? Or are you looking for your next fun craft to entertain the kiddos? Here are some great ideas to help bring some color and inspiration indoors.
1.Paper Plate Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: Muslin and Merlot
This easy tutorial uses paper plates, hot glue, and hemp cord to make these beautiful blooms.
2.Paper Flower Tutorial
Get the Tutorial Here: Frog Prince Paperie
What a great way to decorate a “Will you be my bridesmaid?” box! Choose any color you like to match that of your upcoming wedding.
3.Crepe Paper Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: Think. Make. Share.
These crepe paper flowers seem almost lifelike. Try mixing your favorite colors with some patterns and shapes to add some colorful flower flair.
4.Giant Dahlia Paper Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: Abbi Kirsten Collections
Take a look at these giant dahlia paper flowers that are just absolutely beautiful. Use a variety of cardstock colors to create an ombre effect. They’re perfect for adding color to your home by making a flower wall.
5.Paper Hyacinth Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: One Little Project
Spring may not yet have sprung, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait for the blooms to burst. Choose any color of cardstock you like to create these paper hyacinth flowers to admire any time of year.
6.Paper Flower Cake Topper
Get the Tutorial Here: Pretty Providence
Are you not a fan of cake decorating? If so, this easy paper flower cake topper is the perfect way to add some fun and color to cake decorating. It barely requires any time in the kitchen.
7.Get Well Bouquet Persimmon Paper Roses
Get the Tutorial Here: Simply Kelly Designs
Instead of giving a friend or loved one a bouquet of flowers as a Get Well gift, consider these darling paper roses. You’ll never have to water them, and they’ll last for far longer than a traditional bouquet.
8.Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet
Get the Tutorial Here: The House That Lars Built
What a great way to welcome the wedding season! This is a great idea to share with the future bride in your life. Not only is this a super affordable bouquet option, but this is sure to add a pop of color to any nuptials.
9.DIY Paper Sunflowers Kids Craft
Get the Tutorial Here: The Inspiration Edit
Who doesn’t love a flower that reminds us of sunshine? Check out this free downloadable template to get started.
10.DIY Paper Doily Roses
Get the Tutorial Here: Artsy Craftsy Mom
Do you enjoy crocheting fabric doilies, or do you prefer a project that is a little more simple? These paper doilies are far less time consuming and can be made in any color you like.
11.DIY Giant Crepe Paper Roses
Get the Tutorial Here: Studio DIY
If you’re looking for a fun craft to do with the kiddos, check out this giant rose tutorial. They take about an hour to make but will be well with the effort.
12.Favorite Crepe Anemone Flower
Get the Tutorial Here: Lia Griffith
The adorable anemones are a classic shape that is perfect for wedding bouquets. These are made using double sided crepe paper.
13.Paper Flower How To
Get the Tutorial Here: A Beautiful Mess
These colorful paper flowers with beautiful watercolor detail includes a free online tutorial. They’ll make a great centerpiece for any party or shower.
Get the Tutorial Here: It’s Always Autumn
Do you find yourself doing a poor job of maintaining your plants and flowers? It may be time to switch to these rich roses. They require no water to keep alive!
15.DIY Paper Wedding Bouquet
Get the Tutorial Here: Hello Creative Family
If your favorite flower is not in season at the same time as you say your I dos, this paper bouquet is a great and inexpensive alternative. Make a few small extras for the flower girl’s barrettes!
16.Cherry Blossom Paper Flower Tutorial
Get the Tutorial Here: Happy Happy Nester
Can’t make it to Seattle or Tokyo to admire the cherry blossoms? Not having luck growing blossoms on your own? These charming cherry blossoms may just be the next best thing.
17.How To Make Paper Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: A Subtle Revelry
Get a load of these bold beauties! These fair flowers are not only adorable but super simple to make.
18.Paper Flower Cone Bouquet
Get the Tutorial Here: Oh Happy Day
Here’s a great way to enjoy a cone that doesn’t contain additional sugar. These floral cones are great for the ice cream lover in your life.
19.DIY Storybook Paper Roses
Get the Tutorial Here: 100 Layer Cake
You might just be tempted to start tearing pages out of old books tonight once you see these ravishing roses. And if you don’t want to tear up your old books, a trip to the used book store may be in order to get started.
20.Paper Succulent Centerpiece
Get the Tutorial Here: The Happy Scraps
Break out the ink daubers and hot glue to get started. This centerpiece brings a Southwestern look right to your kitchen table.
Get the Tutorial Here: The Shabby Creek Cottage
These paper flowers are always in season. Check out this guided tutorial to help you get started.
22.Marigold Paper Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: The Paper Heart
If you’re looking for a little piece of sunshine to add to your home, look no further than these perfect paper marigolds.
23.Crepe Paper Peonies
Get the Tutorial Here: Dear Lillie
What a great way to reuse leftover crepe paper. These make great embellishments to add on top of a wrapped gift.
24.Giant Paper Rose
Get the Tutorial Here: Green Wedding Shoes
These giant roses are far more fun than a traditional wedding bouquet. A perfect project for any bride who wants to save a little by using DIY tips and tricks.
25.How To Make Paper Flowers
Get the Tutorial Here: The Craft Patch
Who wouldn’t want a beautiful rainbow of paper flowers to adorn and add color to their home? These big, bold blooms are also simple and easy to make.
There are so many paper flower options to choose from! It may be tough for you to decide where to begin. Make some handmade blooms as a gift for someone special? Create a centerpiece for your home to admire every day? Or save some money by using paper flowers in lieu of real bouquets? When it comes to paper flower ideas, there are so many options to choose from.
Once you decide which of these colorful creations you’d like to try out, it’s time to head to a local craft store to browse card stock, stamps, confetti, or any other fun embellishments you’d like to include. You can even head to a used book store to use paper from traded-in books. Please share these links to spread the color as well as the inspiration. Which of these paper flowers was your favorite? Leave us a comment and let us know which one you plan to try!