How to Make a Paper Poinsettia

How to Make a Paper Poinsettia

These paper Christmas flowers are easy and fun.

How to Make a Paper Poinsettia
How to Make a Paper Poinsettia
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Make giant flowers for Christmas with this How to Make a Paper Poinsettia tutorial. This craft video will not only teach you how to make paper flowers, but you'll learn how to make them on a large scale. This is the perfect way to dress up a Christmas wreath or tablescape this year. Best of all, your paper poinsettias will never die! If you've wanted to try making paper flowers for a while but haven't taken the plunge, now is the time. Get a jump start on your holiday crafting and add a lovely DIY embellishment to your Christmas wreath.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour


Primary TechniquePaper Crafts

Difficulty LevelEasy


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Lightweight cardstock in red and green
  • Tonic floral tool set
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue
  • Bronze Nuvo Drops
  • Distress ink and applicator


  1. Use your scissors to cut out leaf and petal shapes for your poinsettia.

  2. Fold them in half and then score them with the floral tools to create veins.  

  3. Ink the edges with the distress ink.

  4. Cut a small scrap piece of paper to use as your base.

  5. Begin by gluing on the three green leaves.  

  6. Add in the larger petals and then work down to the small ones.

  7. Once all of the petals are in place, add some of the Nuvo drops to the center to complete your flower!

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