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How To Make Paper Thistle Flowers From Crepe Paper – DIY Videos

Welcome to a handmade flower’s blog – Camellia Bees. I will show you how to make paper thistle flowers. Follow my step by step tutorials to finish them quickly.

Let’s see how to make these easy paper thistle flowers. So easy paper DIY for all of you. Step by step tutorial for crepe paper flower making – do it yourself.

What you will need to prepare

  • Scissors
  • Floral Tape (Yellow)
  • Tacky Glue or Hot Glue gun
  • Floral Wires
  • Crepe paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Color pen

Now, let’s DIY paper thistle flowers with me.

Below is a template of flower parts with the sizes shown. You only need to prepare each sample then follow the steps

Step 01: Pistil of paper thistle flowers


Cut purple crepe paper samples size 3.5 cm * 20 cm and cut into fibrous piece. Then roll them into a circle and paste directly onto the top of the flower bud with Styrofoam. Use your hands to beat the finished pistil so that it looks the best.

Step 02: Calyx of paper thistle flowers

Fold 4 pieces of green crepe paper, size 1.5cm * 20cm and cut into triangular pyramid. Then spread the paper out and use a red pen to paint the top of the leaf. Use a glue gun to glue the green crepe paper over the rest of the sponge bud.


Cut 2 pieces of crepe paper size 4.5 cm * 10 cm in the form of triangles with sharp points. Finally, paste them into the bottom of the sponge bud to complete the sepals of paper thistle flowers.


Step 03: Leaves of paper thistle flowers  

Cut green crepe paper size 10 cm * 10 cm and cut into 2 triangles. Then paste the two long triangular edges on the floral wire and cut to shape the leaf.


Finally, use the green floral tape to wrap the leaves into the stem to complete the realistic paper thistle flowers.

To follow more details to step by step making paper thistle flowers, please click and watch the video below. Hopefully, with the above easy instructions, you can complete a beautiful paper flower to decorate your room. Let’s try it !!!!

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Below are many other paper flowers tutorial videos you could learn easily from those to make them by your self or you can just surprise your partner with Camellia Bees paper flowers at our shop.