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DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

We have such a fun DIY Tutorial to share with you today…complete with a free printable template! This Step-by-Step Paper Sunflower DIY was created by Fara of Little Things Creations – who also happens to be the creative mind behind the western-themed Toy Story Inspired Dessert Table posted earlier today.

These would make such cute centerpieces or accent decor for everything from baby & bridal showers to birthday parties, harvest parties & more. Get the step-by-step instructions below…

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

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STEP by STEP Paper Sunflower

by Little Things Creations

MATERIALS:

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

1. Download and print the pdf template on white card stock.

2. Cut out the petals and fold each right in the middle.
DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

They should look like this after folding:

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

3. Punch out the big circle with the 3″ scallop craft circle punch.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

4. Punch or cut out the 2″ circle (or use a circle cutter).

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

5. Cut out the leaves with scissors.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

6. Glue each petal to the 3 inches scallop circle one petal between two waves.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

It should look like this after the first layer is done:

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

7. Make another layer of petals behind/in between the top layer of petals, like this:

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

8. Glue the 2″ circle right in the middle of the sunflower.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

9. Almost finished! Give the flower some extra detail by folding the tip of each petal.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

10. With a low temperature glue gun place a dot of glue in the tip of the 16″ hardwood stick to attach the ribbon.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

11. Cover the entire stick with ribbon, then glue it at the end to secure.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

12. Place another dot of glue or double-face tape behind the sunflower to attach the stick.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

13. Glue the paper leaves to the stick.

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

14. Your final product! A beautiful paper sunflower, which you can use to decorate your Western theme table (just like I did on this Toy Story inspired table!).

DIY Paper Sunflower Tutorial

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