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Homemade Paper Flowers Mother's Day Gift

Posted on April 14 2021

Mother's Day paper flower and DuoTip Markers

A Mother's Day gift of beautiful paper flowers!

Use the included printable stencil to create homemade paper flowers for Mom either on their own or on a card. 

Materials Needed:

  • Printout of the pattern (paper weight should be 100 g),
  • DuoTip Washable Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Button, beat or small felt ball (or similar)
  • Wooden stick.
  • Alternative: square card or heart made of photographic card or brooch needle

Step 1:

Print out the pattern at 100 % scale.

Paper flower, markers, and scissors

Step 2:

Color the printout with the Connector Pens with stripes, circles or other colorful patterns.

Paper flower with marker

Step 3:

Cut out the flower. Make sure to cut inside the black lines. 

Paper flower with scissors

Step 4:

Turn the cutout over, bent one leaf after another to the middle and glue it to the bottom.

Paper flower

Step 5:

Bend one leaf after another to the middle and glue it to the bottom.

Folded paper flower

Step 6:

Glue the small felt ball, one bead or a suitable button to the middle of the flower.

Folded paper flower

Step 7:

Now you can design a whole bunch of flowers. Craft several flowers and glue them to some wooden sticks. Than you can decorate the sticks with leaves.

Two folded paper flowers

Alternative:

But you can also glue the flower e.g. onto a card or a pre-cut heart made of photographic card. Write some nice words for your mother on the card. Or would you like to surprise your mother with a piece of jewelry? Than connect a brooch needle to the back of the flower and the gift is ready.

Paper flower on Mother's Day card

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