In today’s post: Find 20 tutorials for stunning DIY paper flowers. Printable templates and step by step instructions make it easy. Giant flowers, roses, tissue paper flowers, and more.
It’s hard to believe you can turn paper into a flower that looks so real! The tutorials below will teach you how to make beautiful flowers out of a variety of papers. Paper flowers are perfect for decorating your home because they never wilt and you don’t have to water them. These blooms also make great handmade gifts, and many are perfect for weddings too!
I’ve gathered up 20 of my favorite DIY paper flower tutorials here. You’ll find easy paper flowers (so easy you could make them with your kids!), giant paper flowers, paper flower templates, and more.
How to Make Paper Flowers
All of the paper flower tutorials that I link to below are made with paper. Some use normal printer paper or colored cardstock, while others use different types of paper such as crepe paper, tissue paper, or even coffee filters. I’ve noted below what kind of paper each flower tutorial uses, as well as which ones come with printable templates.
These large paper flowers from come with a printable template and a cutting file so you can cut the petals by hand with scissors or using a Silhouette cutting machine. They’re made with card stock, which means you’ll have tons of color options at your local craft store, so you can make the large petals from darker colors and cut the small petals from lighter colors. The post includes tips and tricks to make assembling the flowers easy. Find it at Hey Let’s Make Stuff.
Decorate a wall or window with a rainbow of giant paper flowers. These bold flowers are made with card stock and hot glue and make a huge impact. A variety of colors and flower types in all different sizes are mixed in this stunning display. This post includes printable templates and free svg files so you can cut flowers by hand or with a Cricut machine or Silhouette. Find it at The Craft Patch.
This giant Alora Rose from is made with standard card stock, with spray paint added to the edges of the flower petals for a more dimensional look. The printable template does cost a few dollars, but the post includes multiple step by step photos and the finished flower is stunning! Find it at Burlap and Blue.
Printable Paper Flower Templates
Would you ever imagine you could make a wedding bouquet from paper flowers? You’ll use crepe paper to create this beautiful bunch of blooms, which is easier to make than it looks thanks for a printable template. Mix white petals with bold yellow flower centers for an exquisite bouquet that will last forever. Find it at The House That Lars Built.
Learn how to make paper roses using a printable template with this tutorial from It’s Always Autumn. The template is designed for standard printer paper and comes in five different colors so you can craft a beautiful bouquet. Having a template makes these easier to create than other paper rose tutorials.
Easy DIY Paper Flowers
These modern rolled flowers can be made with standard size card stock in any color you choose. Trace a spiral design on the paper with a pencil, then cut it out and roll it up. It’s fast enough that you’ll be able to make a whole bouquet. These are a great option if you’re a beginner, and they’d be a fun project to do with your kids. Find them at The Casual Craftlete.
This video tutorial teaches you how to make flowers from coffee filters. They turn out very pretty and you can make them in any color you’d like. Plus you can find packages of coffee filters at the dollar store, so these are very inexpensive to make, as well as being easy to put together! Find it at Two Shades of Pink.