Giant Tissue Paper Flowers

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giant tissue paper flowers
Total Time 1 hour Ages all-ages

These bold blossoms are fun to make and sure to add a bright touch to a flower party or any festive event. Look over our Paper Crafts Gallery for more creative ideas.

What you'll need

  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • For Each Flower
  • 6 large sheets of tissue paper in different colors
  • 1 pipe cleaner
  • Two 6-foot lengths of green crepe paper
  • One 4-foot bamboo garden stake

How to make it

  1. Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 1

    For each flower, stack 6 different-colored sheets of tissue paper, then fold the stack accordion style the long way.

  2. Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 2

    Twist a pipe cleaner around the center.

  3. Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 3

    Round both ends of the stack with scissors.

  4. Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 4

    Open the flower by gently pulling up 1 layer of tissue paper at a time toward the center.

  5. Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 5

    Turn over the flower and use the pipe cleaner ends to attach two 6-foot strips of crepe paper streamers to the bottom of the flower.

  6. Giant Tissue Paper Flowers  - Step 6

    Now take those same ends and wrap them around one end of a bamboo garden stake. Tape them in place to secure.

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