Craft corner: How to make a paper flower

We show you step by step on how to make pretty paper flowers to brighten up your dining table.

Love papercraft? Adore beautiful, bright flowers? Paper flowers are a great option as they not only last forever, but they look great. Use them as part of a dining room centrepiece or in the hallway as a welcoming feature. This fun and simple craft idea is perfect for adding personality and plenty of colour to your interior scheme. Once you’ve mastered the perfect paper flower, why not try your hand at making dozens so you can use them as faux floral displays all around the house? Experiment with different types of paper and card in a host of different colours.

Follow our step-by-step video guide and instructions below to make this simple craft idea how to make a paper flower

Step 1: Draw a large circular swirl on coloured card then cut

Step 2: Roll to the centre

Step 3: Leave fairly loose and glue the bottom

Step 4: Make a small hole and insert the twig

Step 5: Make a bunch and place around the house in faux floral displays

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