I have been looking into all the various ways to create flowers using paper. There are so many ways to do this that it’s almost overwhelming! So I am posting a few different sets of instructions with different techniques, tools and results. I haven’t gotten time to test these yet so bear with me and let me know if you try them before I do!!
Step 1: Gather Supplies and Tools
Supplies and tools for this craft are very minimal.
Pen, pencil or marker
Clamps (if available)
Paper can be construction paper, copy paper, old book pages, gift backs, gift wrap, scrapbook pages, newspaper,English: This is a paper bag from Victory Supermarkets (Photo credit: Wikipedia) brown paper bags…. Etc. Tissue paper is not recommended.
Step 2: Draw Various Parts on Paper
After some practice you can skip outlining the pieces and just cut them out.
Shown are some designs you can use to begin with. As you can see, each individual shape is quite simple. Draw if necessary by following the picture shown. Try to maintain size relationships.
Step 3: Cut Petals and Leaves for your Rose
To make one rose you should have cut out a few leaves (2 or 3) and 7 petals (3 outer pedals and 4 inner petals)
Step 4: Fold and Burnish Outer Petals
Step 5: Glue Outer Petals Together.
The three outer petals are glued together to make the base of the rose.
Step 6: Proceed to Inner Petals
Here, three or four concentric circles are wound or wrapped into cone shapes. You should have 3 or 4 different sizes of circles.
Step 7: Glue Inner Petals to Outer Petal Base
Having glued three or four cones together, we can now glue them to the base.
Step 8: Add Leaves
I add two or three leaves to the bottom of the rose. The leaves are cut out and the edges are serrated by making cuts along the edges of the leaf.
Step 9: Arrange Rose, or Roses as Desired
The above technique for creating paper roses was adapted from an Instructable and all photo credit goes to the Instructable(Unless otherwise notated in photo caption):