Introduction: Rolled Paper Flowers

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Create simple and lovely paper flowers for a unique {and inexpensive!} take on a wedding bouquet, centerpiece, boutineer and more. Using scrapbook paper, a glue gun and some florist wire, you can create these flowers.

Step 1: Supplies

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Here's what you'll need:
:: scrapbook paper
:: scissors
:: hot glue gun
:: floral wire

Step 2: Cut Circle

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Cut a circle from paper. Starting at the outside edge, cut a spiral towards the center. Slightly scalloping the edges will create a more natural and imperfect looking blossom.

Step 3: Tightly Coil

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Beginning from the outside, tightly coil the paper, rolling towards the center.

Step 4: Release Coil

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Allow the paper coil to loosen to create a flower.

Step 5: Glue to Secure

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Add a bit of hot glue to the end of the coil to secure.

Step 6: Create a Leaf

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Cut a leaf shape out of scrapbook paper

Step 7: Fold Leaf

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Create an accordion-style fold in the center of the leaf and secure with hot glue.

Step 8: Add Wire

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Bend the end of a piece of floral wire and hot glue to the bottom of the flower and glue the bottom of the leaf to cover.

Step 9: Enjoy!

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TheNewMaker made it! (author)2017-05-13

I love this design! I used the rolled up flower idea and then put them onto green construction-paper "lilypads" to give to my teachers for the end of the year. They all very much appreciated it =) Now I'm planning on using the design again for Mother's Day tomorrow!

CrisBooks (author)2017-05-02

Very easy and pretty! Thanks

Muhaiminah Faiz made it! (author)2014-08-03

The best paper rose craft! made so many that I've lost count :p

hey dude how did u mak it yr...

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yjeongeun (author)2014-07-02

i love it

yjeongeun (author)2014-07-02


sciman1 (author)2013-05-12

i'm guessing cutting it from a spiral is why it works better that using strips

breumer (author)2012-02-10

Thank you so much for sharing this awesome flower craft!

jaingram9 (author)2011-09-08

what size did you cut your circle? these are great, i did this project with little kids at the library i work at and they all came out wonderful, they are fool proof!

TheNailDutchess (author)2011-09-01

too cute :0)

piyumi (author)2011-09-01

intructables i like you so much. .

obrewer (author)2011-08-15

Your flowers are awesome! I learned how to make these a few months ago and made about 500 for my daughter's wedding reception! glued them onto the end of wooden skewers full length and cut at various lengths

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zoekkk (author)2011-08-12

i dont get how u make that fold

TabbyDeAnne (author)2011-08-05

Great detail and easy to follow 'ible! Way to go! I will do this for my wedding. Thanks for the fantastic idea!

asumner2 (author)2011-08-02

All of mine are turning out tiny and I have to glue all throughout. How do I make them look more bloomed like those shown?

jonesdesignco (author)asumner22011-08-02

Allow them to 'uncoil' a bit before gluing to the back piece. Or you could try cutting your circle larger and vary the coil width when cutting. Sorry for the trouble!

copilarim (author)2011-08-01

the patterns and the colours are just great!!:) love your instructable:)

brooke1009 (author)2011-07-29


amruta R deshmukh (author)2011-07-28

its simple & easy...looks pretty!

Liger (author)2011-07-28

Awesome! Simple but Stylish! Love It!

S189 (author)2011-07-28

What a great idea! They look lovely.

pamgotcher (author)2011-07-28

Over the winter I laid sheets of "Bounce" in my little travel trailer - and it left it smelling so nice - I'm going to try this with some Bounce - If I want color, I assume I could spray with some watered down food color - the colors wouldn't be as bright, probably would be more of a pastel or watercolor look. Thanks for the 'ible - I was just thinking of this a day or so ago!

sunshiine (author)2011-07-28

Very pretty!

zkolding (author)2011-07-27

wonderful and i wanna try to make some for my mom's birthday

ChrysN (author)2011-07-26


flyingpuppy (author)2011-07-26

I LOVE intructables like this!

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