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How to Make Paper Sunflowers Craft

I LOVE Sunflowers and now I’ve found a way to decorate my home with them all year long. How? With these super easy to make paper sunflowers! Just print the template and start crafting and even experiment with different colors. Read on to learn how to make paper sunflowers and get the template for free!

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers

 

List of Supplies:

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

Colored craft paper– Yellow, brown and green

Scissors

Craft glue

Pencil – to trace the template

Print the Template: Paper Sunflowers Template

 


How to Make Paper Sunflowers:

 

 

 

Instructions:

Step (1)

Print and cut out the patterns from the template. Trace the patterns on the selected colored craft papers and cut them out. The template includes one large flower pattern, one medium flower pattern and one small flower pattern, you’ll need to trace and cut out 2 pieces from the yellow craft paper for the large and small pattern; and 2 pieces of the small pattern from the brown craft paper. Also, cut out the spiral pattern from the brown craft paper and the leaf patterns from green craft paper.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (2)

Take a flower pattern and create creases on them. First, create crease from the center towards the tip of each petal. Next, create crease in between each petal and towards the center.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (3)

Similarly create crease on the rest of the flower patterns (2 large yellow and 2 medium yellow flower patterns).

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (4)

Create crease on the 2 small brown flower patterns as well. Take the spiral pattern and start rolling it from its outer end. Continue t roll towards the center and once you reach the center glue the roll with the center of the spiral pattern to secure it. Create crease on the leaf cut outs as well.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (5)

Place any one of the large sized flower pattern on a flat surface and drop a small amount of glue on its center of it.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (6)

Place the other large sized flower pattern on the large flower, making sure that the centers of both flowers match; and also slightly rotate the second pattern so that the tips of the first flower pattern’s petals are visible.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (7)

Similarly glue the medium sized flower patterns one by one on the top of the large ones.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (8)

Now glue the 2 small sized flower patterns (these are actually center of the flower); similarly, slightly rotate the second piece on the first piece to make sure that the tips of the first flower’s petals are visible.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

Step (9)

And finally, glue the rolled flower on the center and allow the glue to dry. Attach the leaves at the bottom side of the flower, but make sure that the leaves are visible from the top end and from the sides of the flowers.

 

How to Make Paper Sunflowers Step by Step Tutorial

 

That’s it! Make a bunch in different colors and sizes for any occasion.

 

Easy Paper Sunflowers Craft

 

Print the Directions Below!

Also, learn how to make paper anemone flowers , easy paper flower craft, seasonal paper flower wreath, and a fun paper flower pendant necklace.

 

 

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How to Make Paper Sunflowers

  • Author: Tracy Iseminger
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 1

Ingredients

  • Colored craft paper– Yellow, brown and green
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil – to trace the template
  • Template

Instructions

  1. Print and cut out the patterns from the template. Trace the patterns on the selected colored craft papers and cut them out. The template includes one large flower pattern, one medium flower pattern and one small flower pattern, you’ll need to trace and cut out 2 pieces from the yellow craft paper for the large and small pattern; and 2 pieces of the small pattern from the brown craft paper. Also, cut out the spiral pattern from the brown craft paper and the leaf patterns from green craft paper.
  2. Take a flower pattern and create creases on them. First, create crease from the center towards the tip of each petal. Next, create crease in between each petal and towards the center.
  3. Similarly create crease on the rest of the flower patterns (2 large yellow and 2 medium yellow flower patterns).
  4. Create crease on the 2 small brown flower patterns as well. Take the spiral pattern and start rolling it from its outer end. Continue t roll towards the center and once you reach the center glue the roll with the center of the spiral pattern to secure it. Create crease on the leaf cut outs as well.
  5. Place any one of the large sized flower pattern on a flat surface and drop a small amount of glue on its center of it.
  6. Place the other large sized flower pattern on the large flower, making sure that the centers of both flowers match; and also slightly rotate the second pattern so that the tips of the first flower pattern’s petals are visible.
  7. Similarly glue the medium sized flower patterns one by one on the top of the large ones.
  8. Now glue the 2 small sized flower patterns (these are actually center of the flower); similarly, slightly rotate the second piece on the first piece to make sure that the tips of the first flower’s petals are visible.
  9. And finally, glue the rolled flower on the center and allow the glue to dry. Attach the leaves at the bottom side of the flower, but make sure that the leaves are visible from the top end and from the sides of the flowers.

 

 

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Tracy Iseminger

Tracy is a busy mother and social media junkie. Her adventures in cooking led her to create Daily Dish Magazine. She has a passion for travel and wine. You can find her writing at Back Porch Somm as well. She works with a local digital marketing agency and as a Dental Hygienist, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

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