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The Ultimate List of Handmade Flower Tutorials- 37 Inspiring projects

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Handmade flower tutorials

Handmade Flower Tutorials

Today there are so many amazing handmade flower tutorials out there! I decided I needed to round up the best of the best.

Today you get 37 handmade flower tutorials I’ve discovered and even tried! Everything unique from paper flowers to feather flowers to flowers made from tulle! After you read this article all your handmade flower needs will be met, I promise. And the possibilities are endless! 

1. DIY How to: Origami Paper Flower Bouquet

DIY - Paper Flower Bouquet:

This tutorial by Capitol Romance is full of great step by step colored photos making it ideal for even the newest crafter.

2. Giant Paper Flower Bouquet Centerpiece

Giant Paper Flower Bouquet Centerpiece

An easy beautiful option for weddings, baby or bridal showers! Great photos and list of materials to make these centerpieces by Creative Jewish Mom

3. DIY Paper Wisteria

 Whimsical Fairy Party - Fairy Theme Party

Who doesn’t love whimsical wisteria? This tutorial of the easiest and most inexpensive options for a whimsical touch to any event or even bedroom decor. Find the full tutorial and supply list right here on the blog! 

4. How to Make Paper Hyacinth Flowers

These paper hyacinth flowers are easy to put together and make a gorgeous DIY bouquet! Such a fun spring craft idea!:

To me, these hyacinths from Our Little Project are the perfect flower craft for the kiddos – a wonderful Springtime project.

5. Wired Ribbon Flower

wired ribbon flower - would make a pretty hair accessory for a special occasion! Visit & Like our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rustic-Farmhouse-Decor/636679889706127:

I love sparkly brooches! This is a great and simple gift idea that can be easily made with re-purposed materials by One Lucky Day

6. Twine Flowers

An original and different take on uses for that extra twine laying around by Sweets and Knots

7. Felt Flowers

Felt Flowers -:

Felt flowers are definitely on my handmade flower bucket list. Such a fun idea as a gift or to make a whole bunch to use on other crafts like headbands for babies and young girls! Find this great tutorial here by Happiness is Homemade. 

8. Organza Flower Tutorial 

I love organza, so no surprise I loved this tutorial by The White Bench. Uses for organza flower include, decorating a handbag, making a bridal or flower girl sash or using a fabric flower in your hair with a clip.  

9. DIY Paper Flower Bridal Bouquet

Want to learn how to DIY this paper flower bridal bouquet? Paper flower tutorial and templates. Printable flower templates and SVG cutting files. #weddings:

If you are an unconventional bride or just have really bad allergies, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the beauty of flowers! How about a paper flower bridal bouquet. This is a great option because it can be easily customize to the styles and colors of real flowers. Find the how to tutorial here!

10. DIY Coffee Filter Flowers

Dying coffee filters has never been simpler! Find the full coffee filter flower tutorial on Design Dazzle. #DIYpartydecor

Use those left over and incredible cheap coffee filters and turn them into fun festive flowers by Design Dazzle.

10. Burlap Roses

Step by step instructions for these cute burlap roses! Such a fun DIY project. copy:

Going for the rustic country look? Try these burlap roses from The Mama’s Girls.

11. Story Book Page Flowers

Make paper roses decorations to add an interesting twist to items including gifts and Christmas tree ornaments. To find out how to make your own paper rose, read this tutorial. Source:Etsy user photomamaregina:

What a fantastic way to save your money and give new life to old books with these paper book page roses! See tutorial on 100 Layer Cake.

12. Polymer Clay Roses


Polymer clay rose tutorial

You won’t believe how real these polymer clay roses look. You will be apply to enjoy them for years to come without wilting! Find the tutorial here on Fimo DIY.

13. Giant Stemmed Standing Flowers


If you really want to make a fabulous statement then free standing giant flowers is a excellent way to accomplish that. Find this tutorial on Design Sponge or check out my stemmed tutorial here 

14.  Crepe Paper Water Lily 

Crepe Paper Water Lily Tutorial | ashandcrafts.com:

Ash and Crafts teaches this lovely crepe paper lily among other tutorials!

15. Large Tissue Paper Flowers


These are like old school original paper flowers before things got “fancy” but I still think they are quite the show stopper – by To DIY or Not to DIY.

16. Doily Paper Flowers

DIY Paper Doily Flowers | TodaysCreativeBlog.net:

Yet another great cost effective method to paper flowers, plus this one would also be wonderful for kids – by Today’s Creative Life. 

17. Easy Giant Card Stock Paper Flowers

DIY Giant Paper flower templates & tutorial, DIY Paper flower making kit, SVG Paper flower cutting files, Large Backdrop flowers:

Giant paper flower are just the best. If you are a beginner you need something simple and easy to start with. Find the best beginner’s guide here 


18. Button Flowers

Button Flower Topiary Trio

How adorable are these button flowers? And so so easy to make by Buttons Galore and More.

19. Rolled Paper Flowers


Rosette paper flower templates
Rolled rosettes are easy peezy and a wonderful addition to gift boxes! See the tutorial here!

20. Ribbon Flowers

Ruffled Ribbon Rose Spring Gift Wrap Tutorial. I used scraps and leftovers to make this elegant present for a friend!:

There are endless tutorials on ribbon flowers out there, both sew and no sew options. I like these easy tutorial from Tikki Do.

21. Cupcake Liner Flowers

A fun little craft using cupcake liners, these flowers would make a great centerpiece for a spring brunch or to use as cute decor for a kids' room or craft room!:

Yes that’s right! Use cupcake liners to make a unique party perfect flower by Typically Simple.

22. Tulle Flowers


Tulle flowers have such a whimsical delicate look to them! This tutorial by Greedy for Color mixes the tulle with tissue paper for a extra pop of color.

23. Orange Peel Flowers

Centro de mesa con cascaras de naranja. Flores:

Fruit peels to make flowers? I can say I never would have thought to try this but how neat is it?! This would make a lovely autumn arrangement for the dinning table. Tutorial by Artisan Crafts.

24. Gardenia Paper Flower

Paper Gardenia Bouquet

These gardenia paper flower by Lia Griffith, are stunning as well as the many other paper flower tutorial she has.

25. Paper Flower Garland

The Exquisite Book Of Paper Flowers | Sam Flax:

Sam Flex teaches these colorful paper flower garlands perfect to decorate any occasion.

26. Gerbera Daisy Paper Flowers

Make Your Own Paper Gerbera Daisies • Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a paper flower in under 120 minutes:

Daisies are the happiest flowers! Cut Out and Keep teaches these realistic paper daisies.

27. Paper Rose Pomander Flower Balls

How to Make Paper Flower Balls: Step-By-Step Tutorial

Paper flower pomander balls are super fun to make and really not as hard as they look. To learn how to make them as well as turn them into a garland here.

28. Crochet Flowers

Quick and Easy Crochet Daisy Pattern by Daisy Cottage Designs #crochet #tutorial:

If you are the sewing type try of some crochet flowers. Tutorial by Daisy Cottage Designs.

29. Beaded Flower Brooch

Tutorial on How to Make a Blue Rhombus Beaded Flower Brooch for Women from LC.Pandahall.com #pandahall:

Panda Hall has beautiful products and instructions to make this beaded brooch flower.

30. Seed bead flowers

Easy beaded Rose tutorial I'm kind of steering away from seed beads-don't need another passion- but this is really cool.

Seed bead flowers take a lot of handmade love to create but they sure are beautiful! Bead Jewelry Making has a step by step tutorial to show you how


31. Plastic Spoon Flowers

Крокусы рукотворные. Посмотрите какую красоту можно сделать своими руками. Нужно лишь совсем немного времени и старания, тогда все получится превосходно.:

I just keep shocking you don’t I? Maybe it’s just me. Plastic spoons, yes spoons. But look how pretty?! By Postila.

32. Feather Flowers

Jewel Box Ballerina - Feather Peony Flower Tutorial (Instant Ebook Download), $9.00 (http://www.jewelboxballerina.com/on-sale-feather-peony-flower-tutorial-instant-ebook-download/?page_context=category:


I’ve personally used this ebook tutorial by Jewel Box Ballerina and it is really amazing to make these fluffy elegant feather flowers!

33. Paint Bottle Flowers

i Love this, too... Would be a cute idea to do with Kassi.... or for my living room :O:

This one isn’t so much 3D but still a fun flower art project to do with the kids. By Stylowi.


34. Resin Wire Flowers

These beautiful flowers may look like they are made of glass, but they are actually made from wire and liquid synthetic resin. Japanese Kanzashi (hair ornament) artist Sakae is the Maker behind this craft which she calls “dip flower.” It involves bending a wire into a desired shape and then dipping it in a liquid plastic.:

These beautiful resin flowers have a stain glass brilliance about them by Makezine.

35. Wire Flowers

wire flower with beads:

Make a modern statement with these wire flower by Fleur.


35. Glass Flowers

Thrift store glass plates into garden flowers.:

The ideal up cycle idea! By Upcycle Art

36. Lace Flowers

DIY:: Doily, Lace, And Vintage Flower Tutorials ! You Now Have No Excuse - to Not "Shabby Up" any Decor :):

Missie Krissie has a beautiful post on these delicate lace flowers

Delicate Rose of Foamiran. DIY Tutorial

My last handmade flower find is roses made from crafts foam. Don’t they look so realistic?. Find the tutorial on Free Tutorial.

Whewhew! 37 amazing handmade flower tutorials! How would you use these flowers in a creative project? Which ones are your favorites? Let’s discuss in the comments!

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  1. This is an awesome collection of every flower you'll ever need!

  2. Abigail Gillespie says:

    Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed. 🙂

  3. These are SO PRETTY. My sister made bouquets of paper flowers for her wedding, and it was lovely to keep my maid of honor bouquet. They lasted forever instead of flowers that wilted by the end of the day.

  4. Linda Kilsdonk says:

    What a treat to have all these awesome ideas in one single spectacular post! You did a grand job of your flower round-up, and I appreciate your efforts so much! Smiles, Linda at Paper Seedlings

  5. Julie Ducastel says:

    I love your website so many inspiring ideas!

  6. Holly Peeler says:

    I love the flowers but didn’t find a template for the large flowers.

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