Written and Created by PaperCraftCentral Susan
Have you ever wondered how to make paper flowers? There are so many lovely ways to learn how to make paper flowers. It's a great papercraft technique. One way is to use your heart punches. You can make flat flowers or 3-d ones very easily. I show you how to use them on this page but scroll down for many more ideas linked to this page.
"A profusion of pink roses
bending ragged in the rain
speaks to me of all gentleness
and its enduring".
~The Collected Later Poems of William Carlos Williams
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For one finished effect, you can now use the flat shapes as they are. Just place the centre piece in the middle and glue it down. This is great for scrapbook albums where you don’t want too much bulk pr fpr cards you want to mail.
You now know how to make flat paper flowers with your heart punches and are ready to adhere your finished flower to your project!
Now, would you like to know how to make paper flowers with a 3-d effect?
Remember there are also step-by-step instructions for making Paper Roses on another page - why not consider using both on your project? :)
The flowers look quite different when they are done in different colours, in contrasting colours, with patterned paper, with stamped embossed images on them, and when you use different textured papers or other bits and pieces for the centres. You could also add layers to make a really full flower or bulk up the petals by embossing them before assembly in your Big Shot machine.
Once you know how to make paper flowers you will probably think of lots of different ways to use the end result, such as placing them
These beautiful paper flowers can do more than embellish your scrapbook pages. You can even use them to create lovely cupcake toppers.
Did you think that learning how to make paper flowers was going to be hard? I hope you found it wasn't! Let your imagination go and enjoy your new found skill!
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