How to Make Paper Flowers

Tiny Paper Flowers

This paper craft takes tissue paper and toothpicks and makes them into some very small bouquets. Use these tiny paper flowers to decorate birthday presents, create floral jewelry, or trim craft projects.

What You'll Need:

  • Blunt scissors
  • Colored tissue paper
  • Toothpicks
  • Craft glue

Step 1: To make a tiny primrose, cut eight 1/4×1-1/2-inch strips of tissue paper.

Step 2: Wrap one end of 4 strips around the toothpick about 1/4 inch from the end. Wrap one end of the remaining 4 strips around the toothpick about 1/2 inch from the end.

Step 3: Fold the "petals" back. To make a tiny daisy, cut several 3/4×3-inch strips of tissue paper.

Step 4: Use scissors to round off one end of each strip. Wrap and glue the uncut ends of the strips around a toothpick.

Step 5: To make a lily, cut a half circle from the tissue paper. Wrap the circle around the toothpick like a cone. Glue in place.

The grand finale of paper flower crafts transforms crepe paper into a large, colorful flower bouquet. Learn more on the next page.