Introduction: How to Make a Colourful Flower Birthday Card

Learn how to make a very original and colourful birthday card!

You need:

-pastels or colour pencils
-a compass

Step 1:

First, you need to draw circles of different sizes in the centre of three pieces of paper. I used circles of 7, 6 and 5 cm diameter.

Step 2:

Now, add green leaves to the largest circle and turn the smaller ones into flowers.

When drawing the leaves, make sure that:
-they start at the circle
-they're a bit shorter than the circles diameter
otherwise, you won't be able to fold them properly afterwards.

Be creative, and write your wish in the centre of the smallest flower.

Step 3:

Now, place the three pieces on top of each other. Fold the leaves to the centre and make sure that all folded pieces fit into each other. You may need to make some adjustments if you made the leaves too big.

Step 4:

Assemble your flower by glueing each piece onto the next in the centre.

Step 5:

That's it!
Now, fold the flower up and put a small piece of duct tape on top, to keep it shut. The person you give this to will have a nice surprise when unfolding it!


lovetaylorswift made it!(author)2015-03-23

This is cool... But it does not have very detailed instructions.

TrinityHalfBlood made it!(author)2014-10-12

i love this card and it is super cute! I needed a card for an up-coming birthday and this is a life saver.

Captain+Creator made it!(author)2014-08-05

It's really cool, thanks. The birthday man loved it.

Ez-Kabob made it!(author)2012-03-24

Thanks for the instructions! Here's mine, with watercolour crayon on the leaves and petals.

happyjo made it!(author)2011-07-18

Very Beautiful!

monsoon0203 made it!(author)2009-04-11

I made one of these for my friends and she loved it! Oh, and I also stuck a quarter inside- just for a little something extra.

judith_ou made it!(author)2009-04-12

That's a great idea! Glad she liked it!

Lftndbt made it!(author)2009-02-23

Oh that is cool!! The end results are terrific! How long have you been at this? Your really good.

judith_ou made it!(author)2009-02-23

Thanks! I think it took me an hour or two.

ChrysN made it!(author)2009-02-22

Pretty card!

About This Instructable




More by judith_ou:Make your own oriental looking braceletHow to make a pretty round boxHow to make a cool 3D birthday card
Add instructable to: