Faux Calla Lily

Faux Calla Lily

This Faux Calla Lily looks so much like the real deal that you won't even realize that it's made of paper and clay!  Great for decorating your home year round, these Faux Calla Lilies are sure to brighten up your decor.  A beautiful bouquet of these lovely flowers would also make a great gift for Mother's Day or an upcoming birthday.  You could even spritz them with some perfume to give them a little scent!

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Faux Calla Lily


  • Doublette crepe paper orange or ivory
  • Stem wire 18 gauge
  • Air drying clay in yellow
  • Tacky Glue
  • Scissors



  1. Cut a doublette crepe paper of choice into half and place the half sheets one on top of other. Using template cut a pair out.

    Faux Calla Lily
  2. Apply tacky glue and paste the 2 layers together.

    Faux Calla Lily
  3. To make center, make a ball out of air drying clay. Roll onto a cheese grater to form 3 ¨ long roll.

    Faux Calla Lily
  4. Apply glue onto 18 gauge wire and gently push 1/2 ¨ into the center. Leave aside to dry.
  5. To form flower, place the center onto the calla lily shape.

    Faux Calla Lily
  6. Apply glue on lower left edge of the template and fold over edges and stick.

    Faux Calla Lily

    Faux Calla Lily

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