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Easy Paper Flower Craft

Spring is my absolute favourite season. Cold bitter winds turn into gentle tepid breezes. Spring bulbs bring beautiful blooms, it’s just so welcoming after the winter months don’t you think? So what better way to celebrate spring awakening, other than with this simple Paper Flower Craft.

What you will need

Assorted paper

Glue

If you use a thicker craft paper or card, then you will probably be best using glu spots or tape.

Hole punch (mine is 40mm)

Paper straws

sellotape

 

Begin with cutting your strips. I  cut mine 16cm x 1cm. If you are doing this with a younger child then you could cut the strips wider, it really is personal preference. Once your strips are all cut, punch out your circles for the centres of the flowers.

 

Stick the ends of each together, until you are happy with the number of loops for your flower.

Glue the loops to the back of your circle as shown and carry on until you fill up the gaps.

When all of your loops are attached, simply stick on your paper straw using some sellotape.

diy paper flower craft

 

paper flower craft

There you have it!

Have you been making any spring crafts with the kids?

Do you like this paper flower craft? Then why not pin for later?

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17 Comments

  1. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...

    April 6, 2017 at 11:46 am

    These look fab! Even a novice crafter like me stands a chance of making something gorgeous!
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  2. Lindsey

    April 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    These paper flowers or card flowers, are gorgoues and so clourful. Perfect for Easter and will certainly brighten up any home.

  3. Lauretta @ Home and Horizon

    April 7, 2017 at 1:04 am

    Ooh my daughter will love doing these – one for the weekend I think – so simple too which is ideal.

  4. Newcastle Family Life

    April 7, 2017 at 9:34 am

    These look great, perfect for spring time. They look so simple to make too, such a clever idea xx
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  5. Laura

    April 7, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Very cute and easy to make, I love the pattern you choose

  6. Kara

    April 7, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    We have been making similar creations at pre-school. It is easier one on one than with lots of kids together
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  7. Anosa

    April 8, 2017 at 4:13 am

    Wow, this is another nice idea. A friend is going to throw her babies birthday and I think this will work on her candyland theme. Will share this to her.
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  8. Laura - Dear Bear and Beany

    April 8, 2017 at 9:57 pm

    I love these! They are really bright and colourful. I love an easy craft that looks so effective and this is both. My girls would love making these and displaying them. Thank you for joining us at #CraftyCorner x

  9. Danielle

    April 8, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    This looks amazing I’m not a crafty person but looks easy enough to do and would kill an afternoon xxx
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  10. Fashion and Style Police

    April 8, 2017 at 11:01 pm

    This is a fun craft for kids. I am sure mine would love this type of craft. Will try it.

  11. Katy (What Katy Said)

    April 9, 2017 at 8:15 am

    Ooh these are super cute!! I might get the girls to make a little arrangement for their granny! x

  12. Ana De- Jesus

    April 9, 2017 at 10:26 am

    This has to be one of the most beautiful flower crafts I have ever seen. I love that it is not difficult to make either x
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  13. Kat | Kitty and B

    April 9, 2017 at 8:28 pm

    This is such a cute idea! I’m going to have to make these for Easter! Much more toddler proof than real flowers! 😘

    Kat x
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  14. Natalie | Surviving Life's Hurdles

    April 10, 2017 at 8:42 am

    These look so lovely, perfect springtime colours too! I love how simple these are to make and I think I need to start using glue dots more as they make sticking so easy! #CraftyCorner

  15. Stephanie

    April 10, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    I’ve pinned this as I know my twin girls would love this!
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  16. Rosie @ Little Fish

    April 18, 2017 at 4:59 am

    These look so simple and yet so effective! We’ll have to try these! xx #CraftyCorner
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  17. yvonne

    April 23, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    Spring is my favourite season as well! I love these flowers, they look brilliant. I am not sure I could make them so neat but I will have to try it out with the twins and see what happens! Thanks for joining us at #CraftyCorner

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