How to Make Paper Flowers

Paper flowers are so popular.  This flower starts out wet but when hardened, takes on a Prima flower appearance.   Previously, I did another flower tutorial which you can view here.  You can also read about making paper flowers from designer paper.

My card is for a couple of challenges:

Crazy 4 Challenges – Pink, Kraft, Turquoise, Brown

Challenge Up Your Life – Flip Flop Card

(Flip Flop card tutorial can be found on the Technique Junkie Newsletter’s  Emboss or Die CD)

This card shape is unique and will showcase your shortest stamp beautifully.  My stamp is a new release from Susana’s Custom Art & Card Design and are coloured with Copic markers.

Supplies: Cutting machine (Big Shot in this photo), flower die cut, brad piercer not in photo), water mister (not in photo), cardstock, Stazon ink is optional.

Use 1 or more dies (here I used two). Cut out each shape three times. If you want to add colour to the tips of your flowers, use a permanent ink such as StazOn.

Evenly stack flower pieces and pierce, then insert a brad

Spritz with water.  Be generous with the water.

Scrunch flower up into a ball.

Gently unfold flower.  Separate all the layers.    This will harden when dry.

21 More Paper Flower Tutorials

Tutorials every Tuesday.


Posted on : Mar 22 2011
Posted under Freebies and Links, Tutorials |

14 People have left comments on this post

Mar 22, 2011 - 10:03:22
Elaine Allen said:

Beth –

Love the card! Really love those flowers! Thanks for the tutorial.

Elaine Allen

Mar 22, 2011 - 10:03:54
K Hutchinson said:

Oh my heavens this is so clever! I love how you made these flowers! It is so much fun to make your own flowers! Thanks for the great tut! Your card is stunning!

Mar 22, 2011 - 04:03:09
Chelsea said:

These are great flowers. Thanks for sharing.

Mar 22, 2011 - 04:03:54
Silke Ledlow said:

Beth, your card is WOW…I always wanted to try this type of card! You used the C4C colors perfectly and let me just say your flower tutorial rocks too..thanks for sharing it!!! Hugs ~S~

Mar 22, 2011 - 05:03:59
Myrna said:

Beth
Love your card. The tut was great and isn’t it amazing how those little flowers start out looking so blah and with just a little work they turn out so gorgeous?
Myrna

Mar 22, 2011 - 06:03:44
Dot said:

Thanks for the tuitorial and all the rest of the tuitorials too!

Mar 22, 2011 - 08:03:26
Viv said:

Love your flip flop card Beth and those little flowers top it off perfectly. Thanks for the tute and the links my gud bud!
Love Viv xxx

Mar 22, 2011 - 10:03:02
Susan Mac said:

so nice; the skies the limit with this technique; thank you for sharing the other links…..the *10 step rose program* title…funny!!

Mar 23, 2011 - 01:03:53
Ila said:

Totally Gorgeous card!!…I love those flowers..thanks for the Fabulous tutorial!!…Hugs, Ila

Mar 23, 2011 - 03:03:56
Maryann said:

Wonderful card Beth and I love the flowers, and I love even more that they seem soo easy to make, so we can all koin in the fun making them ha ha ha.
Thanks soo much again for sharing a great tutorial hun.
Have a wonderful day and week ahead.

Mar 23, 2011 - 10:03:50
Anne Gaal said:

Hi, Beth! Terrific tutorial! Thanks for sharing it!
🙂

Mar 23, 2011 - 01:03:49
Chris A said:

What a great tutorial. Thanks Beth

Mar 25, 2011 - 01:03:29
Manuela said:

A wonderful card! Very beautiful 🙂
Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life!

Apr 21, 2011 - 11:04:41
Seleise said:

thanks for the tutorial on this – that flower is stunning!!!


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