Making handmade flowers can be a daunting task, but this step-by-step do-it-yourself way of making paper flowers is simple and easy. You can make just one and place it in a simple vase for a centerpiece, or make a bouquet of various sizes and colors and patterns for a one-of-a kind centerpiece or bride’s bouquet. You could use this simple pattern for boutineers, party favors, place setting embellishments, the possibilities are endless!

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Step 1: Draw a spiral on a 6×6″ square piece of paper. (Try different sized squares for different sized flowers, or patterned paper for a splash of a different color!)

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Step 2: Cut spiral out of paper. Don’t worry about consistent ring sizes, the irregularity will keep it interesting.

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Step 3: Starting from the outside, roll the paper in until you reach the center of the spiral. When you release the coil the paper will spring back a bit. Dab a dot of glue at the bottom to the shape. You can use a twig as a firm stem, make a small hole in the bottom of the flower base and add another dab of glue to hold the twig in place.

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  1. Amy Strecker reply

    These are beautiful! I will be making some soon.

  2. The Demoiselle http://www.thedemoiselle.com reply

    LOVE this simple, pretty DIY! Thanks for sharing! P.S. I actually think I may be able to manage this!

  3. Trina http://www.musicalbutterfly.wordpress.com reply

    I love this idea – what a great way of guaranteeing your flowers will match your colour theme exactly! Definitely going to try this :)

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  8. Mine reply

    I tried them. They turned out beautifully

  9. Sheila Stewart reply

    I have had so much fun teaching others how to make these simple, pretty flowers. Thanks so much for submitting it so we know how to do them! :)

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