Did you happen to see the paper flowers in the Oregon Barn Yard Wedding? All made by Makela from Tie That Binds Weddings. Adding a crafty element to your decor for less than pennies. Use them as the wedding centerpiece on your table, a boutonniere or even your wedding bouquet. There are countless ways to dress these up. Possibly place them in a mason jar and wrap some lace around the jar or you could hang them from the ceiling from twine. We would love to hear how you would use your paper flowers. Read on for exact instructions and materials on how to diy paper flowers.
Materials and instructions on how to make DIY Paper Flowers
Yellowed Sewing Patterns, Ruler, Scissors, 24-gauge floral wire, Skewers (optional)
1. Stack 10 sheets of sewing pattens cut to 10″ square
2. Fold 1-inch wide sections of the stack, working into an accordion fold
3. and 4. Pinch, loop, and secure a 12-inch length of wire around the middle of the folded pieces. Round the edges using sharp scissors
5. Carefully unfold the layers of paper, fanning into a round bloom
6. A few gentle scrunches of the bloom will create the round “hydrangea” look that you want
7. If you will be arranging the flowers in a big bouquet using floral foam, wrap the remaining wire around a skewer. You can wrap up to three blooms around one skewers
Ta-da! And there you have it, a bouquet of stunning paper flowers!