Free Offer
24 Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids: Lovely Kids Crafts Ideas and Projects

Share Valentine's Day fun with your kids with crafts from this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Crepe Paper Rose Bouquet


Learn how to make realistic roses with sturdy yet inexpensive crepe paper. This technique is a great way to create a bouquet of roses gift or decoration for Valentine's Day. These roses cost less and last longer and are sure to be appreciated by everyone!  Best of all, you can make these beautiful roses in any color you'd like.  Mix and match colors for a stunning arrangement that is sure to make your home beautiful.  These colorful paper roses also make a wonderful gift for Mother's Day or an upcoming birthday or anniversary.

41 Valentine's Day Crafts: Valentine's Day Cards, Gifts and More free eBook


Find this pattern and many more in our new eBook, 41 Valentine's Day Crafts: Valentine's Day Cards, Gifts, and More!





Crepe Paper Rose


  • Assorted colors of crepe paper
  • Florist wire and wire cutters
  • Floral Tape
  • Pattern- Outer Petals
  • Pattern 2- Inner Petals



  1. Create a stamen (the center of the rose) by cutting fringe on a single strip of crepe paper ( I used yellow).

    Crepe Paper Rose

  2. You can cut your petals free hand, or you can print the images above to use as templates. For each rose, you will need fourteen to sixteen outer petals, five to six inner petals and one stamen. Make sure the grain of the crepe paper is running vertically when you cut them so that you can shape them properly.

    Crepe Paper Rose

  3. To shape, place your thumbs together in the center of the petal and gently press down and tug outward. This will make your petal rounded and more natural looking.

    Crepe Paper Rose

  4. Using a bit of floral wire (or a toothpick if you prefer) roll the tip of the petal outward over the wire to create a lip and a natural looking inner petal.

    Crepe Paper Rose

  5. Use the same technique on the rounded edges of the heart shaped outer petals.

    Crepe Paper Rose

  6. Now coil your stamen around the floral wire.

    Crepe Paper Rose

  7. Move the stamen a little down the wire.

    Crepe Paper Rose


  8. Fold the wire over to secure the stamen in place. Tape the stamen down with your floral tape. (Remember, it gets sticky as you pull on it, so pull gently on the tape as you go.)

    Crepe Paper Rose

  9. Begin adding the small inner petals, taping each one securely.

    Crepe Paper Rose

    Crepe Paper Rose

  10. Gradually add the larger petals, working in a circular motion and overlapping each new petal over the preceding one.

    Crepe Paper Rose

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Ratings & Comments (0)

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to our newsletter dedicated to providing the very best healthy meal ideas, cooking tips, healthy recipes & special offers.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs News Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo