I found instructables more than a year ago while I was searching for paper flower tutorials and I was amazed to find out all these amazing flower tutorials in this site.

After a long time I've finally decided to post a paper flower ible as soon as I saw these paper flowers on a facebook page. I wasn't sure what to name this flower, though it looked quite similar to Saccharum spontaneum (kans grass), but as this flower has a lot of swirls I named it 'swirly paper flower'.

They're really easy and fun to make, hope you like'em!

Step 1: Materials Needed

To make this flower you'll need:
  1. Colored paper,
  2. Customized colored paper,
  3. Scissor,
  4. Glue.

<p>Superb work..</p>
<p>Another version of these bad boys.</p>
<p>I adore this tutorial! I've made them several times.</p>
<p>fantastic! Nice flowers for my mother.</p>
<p>this is so cool!! im definetely going to try it</p>
<p>the paper flowers look awesome, nice work</p>
<p>I do not know what craft paper is. Where can I get it ?</p><p>i</p>
<p>Looks like a Hyacinth...</p>
<p>have not made yet , I always love to use Babybreath (cheap at grocery store)with all my artificial flowers makes them look so mush more real . Just an idea .</p>
<p>What type of paper works best??? What is &quot;customized colored paper&quot;? </p>
Love the paper flowers
<p>what kind of paper you using? is it normal construction paper?? or kite paper??</p>
<p>Neither construction paper nor kite paper. You'll have to use craft paper, the usual colored papers. But you can use kite papers, they turn out great as well!</p>
<p>I can't wait to make these! Beautiful idea and thank you so much for sharing!</p>
<p>such a fun project!</p>
<p>Really love your paper flower...give me an idea with my class.</p>
This is great love them
<p>Hey, that was really cool and easy. Thanks for sharing!!</p>
We are definitely going to be making these. Great idea thanks for sharing.
<p>This is so cool, and you make it so easy to follow!! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your ible.......</p>
<p>That is really cool!! I am for sure going to make one!! Thanks!!</p>
<p>This would be great for Easter! </p>
<p>Thanks for the idea. My students really enjoyed making these flowers.</p>
<p>I really enjoyed making these flowers. I didn't have any craft paper, but I cut coloured paper strips from an old magazine and I used 80 gram printer paper for the green. Hope you like them.</p>
They look like my hyacinths that are in my garden. Beautiful! These will last longer
<p>They are </p><p>Hyacinth's, Google them..I think they look just like them, I am going to make them today for a birthday party center piece...</p>
<p>Love it !! Here's my version of those swirly flowers !! </p>
<p>Beautiful. You have described all the steps so nicely that the whole flower making process looks so simple..</p>
<p>I had such great fun making these paper flowers, thank you for sharing!</p><p>I made mine with tissue paper. I created two layers for each flower, using white tissue paper in combination with pink, lilac and red. The process was a bit longer, since I curled the petals of each layer separately. I wrapped the petals around a wooden skewer and had to hold them tight with my fingertips for a short while before moving on to the next petal, since tissue paper is very thin and would uncurl if I didn't insist on it. So I wrapped it while watching TV and never minded the extra delay. You can even do it while reading :)</p><p>When I finished curling I glued the two layers together along the flat strip and then wrapped them around the wooden skewer, turning it into a stem.</p><p>What I really love about the tissue paper is that it's so delicate. The 'flowers' bob and tremble every time I touch them! I still have to make the leaves but here are some pictures of the finished flowers. Thanks again!</p>
<p>I forgot to say that stick glue is more than enough to hold the layers of tissue paper together and onto the skewer. I think that any kind of liquid glue would mess up the thin paper.</p>
<p>Thanks for sharing my video :)</p>
<p>Thanks for sharing :)</p><p>I made this flowers for my recycle cardboard vase.</p><p><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Flower-Vase/" rel="nofollow">http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Flower-Vase/</a></p>
<p>Wow, the colors are so bright and the flowers look beautiful! Thanks for sharing!</p>
<p>I love these flowers. I use to do quilling all the time, But I never made anything this pretty. Thank You for sharing. I'm having trouble getting it to download so I'll have to try and remember..........Hope I do!</p>
<p>haha, yeah, it's real hard if you cut the fringe thin..my curls are half as tight as yours xD</p><p>If you cut thin' it would help to use a pencil to wrap the fringe around at first, then try to tighten the curl by pushing your hand gently over thw curl to try to push it up...its real hard to do without folding the paper xD</p>
<p>I made these for my friends baby shower to put on the cake table. I hope she likes them enough to put in the babys room.</p><p>TIP if you want to make one flower more than one color- after you roll both colors glue them together before you roll onto the stem. It worked great for mine.</p>
<p>Oh, they look super cute! and thanks for the suggestion... :)</p>
<p>i love it thank you</p>
<p>i love it thank you</p>
<p>it looks amazing..definitely going to try..:) </p>
<p>They look like hyacinths to me. Very cool!</p>
<p>I am trying to find out what kind of paper you are talking about. is it napkin paper or card stock? I know the grass is make out of napkin. but don't know if the flowers would curl if made from napkins. would love to start making today. but I guess no hurry. I may just go ahead and try. </p><p>Marty</p>
<p>You have to use the regular craft papers, not too thin nor too thick. Craft papers are easy to curl and the flowers turn out great! </p>
<p>I made one out of card stock. it is a bit smaller than I wanted it to be so will make the next one longer. I still want to know what type of paper you made it from. card stock is a bit hard. I even hot glues it but guess my hot glue wasn't hot enough. but I will get the hang of it soon. try try and try again is my motto. thanks</p><p>Martha</p>
<p>I am planing on make some of these flowers. it is for myself and gifts. I do not sell anything I make. I may also use a hot glue gun. thanks.</p><p>Marty</p>

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