Two Toned Tissue Paper Roses


Two Toned Tissue Paper Roses

These beautiful Two Toned Tissue Paper Roses are great for summer, because they don't require any water!  Great for a garden party or just for adding some color to your home, these tissue paper flowers are great for crafters of all ages.  Gather flowers together in a bouquet to give to mom or grandma or arrange your colorful tissue paper roses in a large vase on the dining room table for a beautiful centerpiece that is budget friendly and maintanence free! 

Two Tone Flower


  • Light pink tissue paper
  • Dark pink tissue paper
  • Green fabric rose leaves
  • One wooden kebab skewer
  • Dry floral foam
  • Floral tape
  • Floral moss
  • Matching pink ribbon
  • Quick-drying silver spray paint
  • Grey-colored decorative glass sand
  • Plastic flower pot with a height of 2.4”
  • 2” heart-shaped cookie cutter



For the Center of the Flower
Two Toned Paper Flower

  1. Cut two circles from the dark pink tissue paper.
  2. Crumple up the one circle and put it on top of the second circle.
  3. Fold the second circle over the crumpled-up one.
  4. Add to the skewer and secure with floral tape.


For the Flower
Two Toned Paper Flower

  1. Trace and cut 16 hearts from the light pink tissue paper.  These will be the rose petals.
  2. Fold the bottom part of each petal around the skewer, and secure the bottom point of each heart to the skewer, using the floral tape.
  3. Continue until all the rose petals have been secured.
  4. Now, trace and cut 12 hearts from the dark pink tissue paper, and secure these with the floral tape to the skewer.  The dark petals will form the outer edge of the rose.
  5. Gently fold the petals of the rose open.
  6. Cut the skewer shorter so that it will be in proportion to the size of the pot.
  7. Cover the whole skewer with floral tape, so that the rose will have a green stem.

    Two Toned Paper Flower
  8. Add the green rose leaves to the bottom of the rose.

    Two Toned Paper Flower


Final Touches

  1. Spray the whole pot with the silver spray paint. First spray the outside and allow to dry thoroughly, spraying the pot for a second time, if necessary, to obtain a nice even look.
  2. Turn the pot around and spray the inside of the pot, and allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add a small piece of dry floral foam to the inside of the pot.
  4. Gently push the stem of the rose into the foam.
  5. Tie the ribbon around the stem of the rose, make a bow and cut the ends shorter to produce a neat result.
  6. Add some moss and decorative glass sand to cover the floral foam.

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