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How to Make Paper Flowers – the Easiest Way!

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it – pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Anyone else enjoying the lovely spring weather? I love seeing all the flowers blooming in our neighborhood. It’s such a colorful, hopeful time of the year! Hi! I’m Leslie from Pink Stripey Socks and today I’m sharing these colorful and modern accordion folded paper flowers. They are so gorgeous and easy-to-make too!
These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!

Accordion Paper Flowers

Here are the materials you’ll need:

  • Origami Paper
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Double-sided Tape
  • Yarn (Optional)
  • Hole Punch (Optional)

Got your materials? Great! Let’s Make Some Accordion Flowers!

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Step 1: Grab 2 sheets of same-colored origami paper.

Step 2: Fold each paper in half once. Then in half again. And then in half again. You will be folding in a half a total of three times. Do the same with the other sheet. (Note: You can always fold it in half again. You’ll just get thinner pleats. Just make sure you do the same number of folds for each sheet. )

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Step 3: Unfold your sheets of paper.

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Step 4: Now accordion fold each origami sheet. Use your creases as guidelines.

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Step 5: Fold both folded origami sheets in half. Then, staple them together in the middle.

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Step 6: Fold your accordion folded origami in half and trim the ends. (You can cut slants or curves – each will result in different looking petals.)

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out! These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Step 7: Grab your double-sided tape and begin taping the folded origami paper together. Your flower will soon begin taking shape!

Step 8: Cut out some circles and tape them to the middle of your flowers.

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Tada! Enjoy your beautiful indoor paper garden! Tape them to the wall, or hole punch them and string them up to make a lovely spring garland!

These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out! These accordion paper flowers are so easy to make that even a child can do it - pick bright, bold origami patterns to make them really stand out!Hope you have fun making these colorful and beautiful paper flowers! Check out my blog, Pink Stripey Socks for more easy, kid-friendly spring crafts!

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Rosemary

Sunday 1st of May 2016

These are PERFECT! I can't have any flowers or living plants because my cats eat them, but they won't eat these. Thanks