Paper flowers for decor: master classes

Paper flowers for decoration

Flowers from time immemorial were considered the best decoration of a man's dwelling, his clothes. Flowers were made from a wide variety of materials - stone, wood, metal, plastic, fabric, wax, threads. Multicolored or white flowers from decorative paper can easily be made by hand. There are a lot of ways of making, as well as different types of paper.

In Russia, the fashion for making began to gain popularity in the late nineteenth century. They were made of leather, wax, textiles, paper. This fine art was taught in women's and art schools. The unique flower of the author's work was quite expensive. In the twentieth century, artificial flowers were only sold in several places on the territory of the Soviet Union, and only party workers were available at a price.

Paper flowers on the wall  Loft style interior  Flowers on the wall  Interior of the dining room  Lamp on the wall

Now one of the most popular hobby and ways of earning, is the production of paper flowers, floral compositions, as well as the decoration of their premises. And that's why:

  • live flowers quickly fade and lose the external appeal, and the paper well look much longer;
  • there are many manufacturing techniques that make this occupation very interesting, diverse;
  • The financial costs associated with this hobby are small, since the materials are cheap, and the tools are available in every home;
  • This is a great way of self-expression for children, adults.

Butterflies and flowers in the living room Mirror over the sink  Flowers and butterflies on the curtains  Decor from a branch with paper leaves  Cells on the table  A figurine on books

Ideas for home decor, festive decoration

A variety of methods, models, types of paper allows you to perform products of varying degrees of complexity - some of them are able to even a child, others are only experienced masters. Large, small flowers can quickly, beautifully arrange an apartment, a country house, a banquet hall, an office space.

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Paper flowers in the design of the house  Chest on the floor  Candlesticks on the table  Flowers on a chandelier  Armchair in the corner

What exactly decorate:

  • arches, screens;
  • the whole wall;
  • an altar for marriage registration;
  • banquet tables;
  • curtains, curtains;
  • podiums, stages;
  • photo zones, banners;
  • wedding presidium;
  • room completely.

Flowers on the floor Baby cot at the wall  Flowers in the headboard  Books on the dumbbell  Shelf from the stairs against the wall  Brown wallpaper in the interior

What kind of paper to use

For the production of flowers the most diverse paper is used:

  • corrugated;
  • крафтовая;
  • newspaper;
  • sheet music;
  • color;
  • watercolor.

Corrugated paper

Often used pages of old books, colorful magazines, coffee filters, paper napkins, paper for quilling. Sometimes different types of fabrics are used.

Kraftova  Newspaper  Notona  Colored  Watercolor

From the book pages

From book, sheet music sheets it is easy to make a whole bouquet of beautiful roses. For work you will need:

  • several pages of books;
  • paper tape;
  • PVA glue;
  • wire.

Scissors, glue and book pages

From the paper, oval petals of various sizes are cut out, which are then twisted in a certain way and fastened to the tip of the wire, previously wrapped in paper tape. To make the roses come out more interesting, the booklets artificially grow old, having drunk tea, coffee.

Around the same way, daisies are made. On the wide paper strip, incisions of sufficient length are made to obtain petals. The strip is curled into a roll, the petals are bent to the sides and the whole construction is fastened to the wire. In the middle, a yellow button or a paper circle is glued. A bouquet of three to five or more flowers is put in a vase.

Cut out the spiral  We twist into the bud  Apply glue  We glue the bud  Flowers from paper pages

Of kraft paper

For work you will need figured scissors, with which a strip is cut, at least three centimeters wide. On both sides of the strip, transverse incisions are made approximately to the middle, every three to four centimeters. The upper corners of the cuts are wound diagonally on the awl, the lower ones are glued in the form of a bowl. Then the strip curls into the tube, the petals bend. The resulting flower can be sprinkled with lacquer with sparkles from the can, paint the tips of the petals manually.

If several patterned flowers of various sizes are cut out of the craft paper and cut in the middle by glue or stapler, and paste a circle of cardboard, bead in the middle, then you can get a plausible bouquet of carnations, daffodils, asters.

Flowers from kraft paper

Corrugated paper

For the production of flowers is the best material - bright, delicate, textured. To make them you need:

  •  corrugation - red, yellow, blue, pink - for buds. Green corrugation - for leaves, stems;
  • wire, floristic sleeve for stems;
  • scissors, sharp knife;
  • cardboard;
  • PVA glue;
  • line, thread.
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Corrugated paper flowers

At first, cardboard patterns of petals are made and are printed on paper. For one flower it will take five to six small petals, as many medium, large. They are cut out in compliance with the texture of the corrugation. After the bud center is assembled from five to eight twisted, glued together petals, which should be slightly bent. The design is put on the wire, tied with a thread for strength, then the rest of the petals are pasted. A floristic sleeve is put on the wire-stalk, which is decorated with green corrugation, a crepe cloth, from which the leaves are made.

Buds on a napkin

Master-classes on the production of flowers

Flower decor for the interior of different rooms is realistic or fantastic. Numerous multicolored buds are made by volume or flat. Most often, roses, lilies, carnations, daisies, asters, peonies are made. Less often - dandelions, bells, orchids, callas, snowdrops.

Making flowers from paper


For the manufacture of lilies you will need a simple or corrugated paper of several colors, acrylic paints, scissors, glue, wire, semolina. Cut six-seven pointed petals, one side of which gently straightened, twisted outward. At the base a thin brush is drawn dark specks. The stalk is pasted with green paper, a pestle is formed on its end, the stamens, the tops of which are dipped in the glue, then - into semolina, are stained. The construction is assembled, the leaves are glued to the stalk, which also slightly twist.

We cut the petals  Apply the paint spots  We wrap the paper around the wire for the stem  We make pestles  I shake the butt to the stem Lilies из бумаги


Roses делаются из гофрированной, журнальной, цветной либо белой бумаги. Каждый лепесток вырезается по отдельности либо из цельной фигурной полосы. Конструкция скручивается, все детали аккуратно расправляются. Под низ изделия клеятся наружные остроконечные зеленые лепестки, бутон надевается на стебель.

Cut out the petals  Round the edges in the shape of a boat  We fasten the petals to the bud  We cut out sepals  We fasten the stem to the bud Roses из бумаги

Peonies, chrysanthemums

Peonies are made quite large. To get a believable pinkish color, use food coloring. Cut out petals of various sizes in the form of rounded rectangles, ovals, narrowed at one end. Corrugation is slightly stretched, rastrepyvayut, giving petals realism. Bud is twisted from 20-26 petals.

To make aster, chrysanthemum, cornflower, one or several colored strips are taken, on which the denticles of the desired shape are cut. The core is curled from the narrowest band, the rest is attached around.

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Cut out strips of paper and twist the ends  Folding strips into buds  We make flower base  We glue the core  Glue the leaves Peonies made of paper

Flower garlands

Wall, ceiling garlands of small voluminous flowers decorate the festive interior. Flower buds without stems are made by any of the above-described methods, after which they are threaded onto a string, a line. Garland should be combined in color, style with the rest of the decorations of the room.

Cut out the petals  We make pestle  We glue the bud  Cut out leaves  We fix the bud on the wire Flower garland

Exclusive wedding bouquet

Flowers of the desired kind are drawn on paper by hand or printed color blanks from the Internet, and then cut. Each bud is attached to floristic wire. The necessary number of flowers is collected in a bouquet, their stems are twisted together with floral tape, the tips are cut. The resulting handle is wrapped in a silk, satin ribbon of suitable color. You can tie a magnificent bow.

Necessary materials  Cut out the petals  Form a bud  We cut out sepals  We attach the sepal to the bud Bridal bouquet

Quilling, origami for cards

Flowers in the quilling technique are made from narrow paper strips wound on the spoke. Of strips of width not less than five millimeters, and a length of ten centimeters, rolls are curled, which are slightly flattened until a pointed oval is pointed from both ends. The details are stacked in a circle on the plane, glued together in a circle. The middle becomes fimbriated - strips two to three centimeters wide make transverse incisions, the paper curls into a roll, straightens, fastens to the middle of the flower.

To produce a simple voluminous postcard from colored paper, six or seven squares with a side of about ten centimeters are cut out. Each folded diagonally three times, draw a diamond-shaped petal, cut out, unfold. It turns out eight-petalled flower. After drawing the hatching along the edge, closer to the middle, on six of the eight petals. In each flower, one open petal is cut out, glued in the form of a cup. Then all the flowers are collected in a single design, glued to the back of each other, a postcard.

Preparing paper  We make petals  We glue them together  We produce leaflets  Then we collect 5 leaves together Quilling


Paper decoration will remain popular for a long time due to the relative ease of manufacturing, cheapness, availability of materials. All the variety of shapes, sizes, colors of colors, with a certain skill, is easily recreated with your own hands at home. On the Internet, as well as on pages of glossy magazines, there is a large number of detailed master classes of varying degrees of complexity and in all kinds of performance techniques.