08th May2011


Paper Flower Week: Paper Flower Ornaments

by Dinah Wulf

Happy Mother’s Day!

Paper Flowers are inexpensive, easy to make, and make beautiful decorations for any occasion.  Therefore, I dedicated an entire week to making different paper flowers. Don’t forget to make one for Mom!

Here are Paper Flower Ornaments inspired from How About Orange. String a few together to make flower bouquets.

1. Cut one piece of 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper into 1″ strips (oriented landscape so you end up with 11 strips). A paper cutter will make your life easier!

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2. Stack them and staple them once in the center, then fold the stack in half to form a little book. I folded them back and forth a little to loosen it.

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3. Put a little piece of double-stick tape at the tip of the first “page.” Then bend it inward toward the center and stick it down. Repeat for every “page” until you have a circular flower shape. The “petals” will stay naturally.

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4. Hang with invisible thread or fishing line.

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These make great party decorations that are very easy and inexpensive.  Make them in several colors or patterns to fit your party theme!

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Dinah Wulf
Dinah is a craft, home décor, & DIY Blogger for www.diyinspired.com, an eco-friendly site promoting repurposing through reinvention. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. Formerly an educator at CSUF and business owner, she now is a full time writer, Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, 3M DIY Expert, and a member of Martha’s Circle. She has blogged for multiple websites including Fix.com, Earth 911, Home Made Simple, and Sprout Online and has been published in a few magazines and ebooks. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Buzzfeed.
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