Making a Paper Carnation Wreath

Category Decorations
Learn how to create pretty pink paper carnations and then use them to construct a wreath. Everything you need to know about this project is detailed below.


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Well, it's still love month so I'll be sharing my Valentine crafts with you throughout whole month of February. Here's one you could still make even after the season to add beauty to your front doors.


  • cardboard
  • 4x4 squares of colored paper for the flowers
  • 1/2x2 pieces of green colored papers
  • zigzag scissors
  • regular scissors
  • glue
  • pencil
  • 1 round pattern 4"
  • 1 bigger round pattern (ex. dinner plate)
  • 1 1" or 1/2" smaller round pattern
  • double sided tape


  1. Draw a circle onto a piece of 4x4" paper.
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  3. Cut by the batch using zigzag scissors.
  4. For every flower we will need 4 of the circles.
  5. Fold these circles equally in all directions. See photo.
  6. Now, position the center of the circle on top of a glue lid and crumple. See photo.
  7. Do this to 3 pcs. to create the lower layers.
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  9. For the top layer do the same, but use a pencil tip.
  10. Glue the layers in place.
  11. To make the leaf, fold green pieces of paper into a triangle, twice.
  12. Draw a leaf pattern and cut this out. See photo.
  13. Roll the leaf tips backwards with a pencil or any stick.
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  15. Glue it onto the bottom of the flower.
  16. Make as many as you want depending on the size of your wreath.
  17. Draw circles onto the cardboard. The smaller circle should be in the center of the bigger one. Then cut. See attached photo.
  18. Now, arrange the paper carnations around the circle. Secure with double sided tape.
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  20. Make additional leaves and place in every gap between the flowers if you want. (optional)
  21. Hang this on your front door. Pretty!
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