Paper Flowers

Paper Flowers

DIY My Little Day to make paper flowers

A pretty DIY activity, which can be reproduced time and time again, perfect for a floral or Frida Kahlo-themed birthday party !

the tools

  • Tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Masking tape
  • Wire
Material to make paper flowers

1. Cut strips of tissue paper, and fold them 3 times each.

Folding of the paper flowers

2. Cut your wire stems, and slice the tissue paper to make a floral pattern.

Make paper flowers for a birthday

3. Unfold the tissue paper and start to roll each strip up on itself. Don’t hesitate to crumple up the bottom of the flower to provide a bit of volume.

Folding the paper flower to make a flower crown
Folding the paper flower to make a bunch

4. Take a wire stem and insert it into the bottom of the flower.

Folding the paper flower around the stem

5. Stick the stem to the flower with masking tape.

Tape the stem of the paper flower with masking tape or tape
Tape the stem of the paper flower with masking tape to make a bunch

Of course you can vary the size, shape, and height, depending on your desired outcome. Here are a few examples for you to take inspiration from !

 Make a bouquet

Paper flowers to decorate a bunch of flowers

 Decorate a cake 

Place the flowers around a cake – Guaranteed to impress !

Paper flowers to decorate a cake for a birthday theme Frida

 Make a flower crown

The must-have accessory for a Frida Kahlo birthday party ! If you want more detail on how to make this flower crown, there is a tutorial here.

Paper flowers to make a flower crown

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