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36 Inspiring Flower Craft Ideas

Updated on March 2, 2020
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Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.

This article is about the best flower crafts, about how to make them and where to get the directions to assist in making them.

While searching for different flowers, I was amazed at the number and types of flower patterns available, if we just have time to look for them. I'm hoping that I can be of some assistance to you by listing the flower crafts that I found and also giving you the site address that will take you directly to the directions. I have found that sometimes it takes more time searching for ideas than it does to actually make the item.

To make the flower corsage shown above, go to the Tea Rose Home site.

1. Giant Crepe Paper Flowers

Imagine decorating for a party with these huge paper flowers. These would even make a nice backdrop for wedding or seasonal photo shoots. You'll find the tutorial for making giant crepe paper flowers at Crafts Unleashed.

2. Recycled Paper Flowers

For an example of how you can make beautiful flowers using recycled paper, go to the sweet paul site.

3. Mother's Day Flowers

Imagine making all sizes of these pretty flowers to use with your scrap booking projects. Find out how easy they are to make by going to the A THRIFTY Mom site for the instructions.

4. Shabby Chic Flowers

You'd never believe how easy it is to make these beautiful shabby flowers, until you go to the Deja Vue Designs site to check out the tutorial.

5. Tie Headband

This is really a neat way to use those beautiful ties that are no longer being used. Go to Craft envy for the directions.

6. Spring Wreath

You'll love making this beautiful spring wreath using paper towels. The tutorial, found at Made By Nicole, includes instructions on preparing the paper towels with paints.

7. Magazine Paper Flowers

It's hard to believe that these beautiful flowers are made using pages from magazines. The pages are cut using a shredding (or fringe) scissors, which is something I had never heard of. You'll find the tutorial for making these flowers at RockNRollBride.

8. Rose Cuff Bracelet

Make an attractive rose cuff bracelet following the instructions at Ruffles & Stuff. Check this out and see how really easy it is to make.

9. Ribbon Flower

I love the looks of this full peony type flower. I can imagine it accenting a purse or shoes, or as a beautiful corsage. To find the directions, go to the Make it Do site.

10. Flower Necklace on Chain

This is a beautiful necklace that you'll want to make one of every color for yourself and your friends. Go to Little Miss momma for all the directions.

11. Folding Flowers

These are beautiful folded flowers that I'm sure you will be able to imagine a dozen uses for. Go go Planet June for the directions.

12. Flower on the Fold

What little girl wouldn't be thrilled with this look? To find the directions, go to NutMeg Designs.

13. Flowers From Buttons

Really cute little button flowers that could be used in an array of ways. If you want to make these cute little flowers, go to artsy crafty babe.

14. Frayed Fabric Flower

Easy and beautiful are words that describe this pretty flower. Go to Maize Hutton for the directions.

15. Crepe Paper Poppies

Crepe paper is easy to work with and makes nice large flowers. You'll love making these beautiful crepe paper poppies.

16. Ribbon and Button Flower Bouquet

So simple to make and so beautiful to look at. Make this spring bouquet by following the instructions at Hope Studios.

17. Pink Daisy Flower

One of these on an elastic headband, would be so cute on a baby girl. To find the directions, go go Pink Paper Peppermints.

18. Giant Flowers Using Plastic Bottles and Crepe Paper

19. Fabric Flower Accent

A beautiful way to accent a purse or this flower would also make a beautiful brooch. If you wish to make this, go to sew ritzy titzy

20. Flower Brooch

This elegant flower is a brooch and you can find the directions at Gone to Earth.

21. Crepe Paper Hibiscus

I can see these flowers used for a bridal shower or wedding decorations. Try your hand at making these outstanding crepe paper hibiscus.

22. Lollypop Bouquet

You, too, can make these beautiful lollypop centered flowers. For the instructions for this project, go to Helpful Homemade.

23. Pinked Edge Flower

Dress up an outfit with this attractive pinked edge flower. The directions can be found at artzy crafty babe.

24. Red Rose

Roses are always a beautiful addition to a wardrobe or décor. Go to CRAFT, LIFE & LAUGHS! for instructions to make these roses.

25. Wire Edged Ribbon Rose

This beautiful rose is made with wired edged ribbon. Of course, you can choose any color wired ribbon to make your own roses. for the directions, go to Jane Means.

26. Giant Flowers Bouquet

Use only two or three of these giant flowers to make a beautiful bouquet. For the directions, go to CREATIVE JEWISH MOM.

27. Flower Necklace

The flowers on this necklace are also shown on a headband that is really cute. Go to Sugar Bee Crafts to see how they are made.

28. How To Make A Beautiful Silky Rose

29. Anemone

These beautiful anemone flowers will be so much fun to make and there are so many ways to use them. I think they would be especially beautiful in a peach color.

30. Tulips

Another great flower tutorial for how to make crepe paper tulips. I love these beautiful colors.

31. Fabric Flower

I think is is such a beautiful flower that would look great as a pin, a headband or an accessory of any kind. Find the tutorial for this fabric flower at The Polka Dot Closet.

32. Rolled Fabric Flowers

The possible uses for these rolled fabric flowers are endless. After making a group of these flowers, start accessorizing. You'll find the easy to understand tutorial for this project at OUR BEST BITES.

33. Huge Dahlias

Not only are these dahlias huge, they are also elegantly colorful. A wall somewhere is waiting for them to enhance their space.

34. Twine Flowers

Pastel flowers like these would make a great decoration for a baby or bridal shower. Afterwards they could be incorporated in the baby room décor. Find the tutorial for making these twine flowers at The Bug Bytes.

35. Nylon Lotus Flower

The lotus flower is a water lily type flower. You'll find the excellent tutorial for making this lotus flower at Craftionary. The site has lots of pictures to help you make these beautiful flowers.

36. No-Sew Fabric Flowers

Imagine all the ways that you could use little fabric flowers like these. Just a couple of ideas would be to make a headband or a hairpin with them. The easy directions for making these no-sew flowers can be found at Scattered Thought of a Crafty Mom.

© 2012 Loraine Brummer

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    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile image

      Susan Hazelton 

      22 months ago from Sunny Florida

      What a wonderful collection of flowers. There are a few I will be looking closer at to see what I would like to try to make.

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      7 years ago

      The flower crafts are so nice. Great lens.

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      7 years ago

      Lovely lens. These are great ideas. Thanks for sharing. :)

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      8 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      These are so pretty! Love the wire edged flower best, I think.

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      John Norman Stewart 

      8 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

      Beautiful lens. Thanks for sharing....:) John

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      8 years ago

      Gorgeous and what great ideas!

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      cajkovska lm 

      8 years ago

      Great ideas... nice lens!

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      8 years ago

      I hope to make my first lens as good as this one!

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      8 years ago

      Love this lens!

    • JenaleeMortensen profile image


      8 years ago

      So many beautiful flowers to make. Thank you for providing the links to the instructions. This will be a good lens to come back to whenever I need a flower for a decoration.

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      Cheryl Kohan 

      8 years ago from Arizona

      What an excellent lens...the links are wonderful. I'm bookmarking this, Squid Liking it and Blessing it! Nice work!

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      Carolan Ross 

      8 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      very creative, like your flower crafts!

    • CrossCreations profile image

      Carolan Ross 

      8 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      very creative, like your flower crafts!

    • CrossCreations profile image

      Carolan Ross 

      8 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      very creative, like your flower crafts!


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