Free DIY Daisy Paper Flower Template

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DIY daisy flower are super easy to make. This is a tutorial for a paper daisy flower along with free SVG and printable templates.

This is one of my favorite paper flowers to make mostly because it is relatively straightforward to make yet it looks like it took a lot of effort.

Because there are many petals, I prefer making this one on the Cricut. But if you don’t have a Cricut, it is still possible to make them by hand.

These paper daisies are great by themselves or as part of a bigger craft or decor project. I’ve used these paper daisies in almost everything from handmade cards to shadow boxes to even a diaper cake!

While these paper daisies are quite versatile, it’s not an ideal paper flower for a bouquet. It takes an extra bit of effort to build a base to attach it to some floral wire.

Materials for DIY daisy flower:

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Cardstock – My favorite is this Neehah Collections brand, it’s super affordable, comes in an assortment of colors, has a colored core so you can’t see fraying.

Glue – I like nontoxic polymer glues for paper flowers. Here’s a couple of my favorites:

Cutting Machine – I use a Cricut. Check out my recommendations for Cricut machines and accessories for beginners for more info.

Templates – Both the free printable daisy templates to cut out and SVG version are available for free in my resource library:

How to make daisy paper flowers

I’ve revised this template over time and have simplified both the cutting and assembly process. If you used an earlier version of the template, check out the latest from my free resource library to get the latest updates.

Step 1: Cut out the pieces using the free daisy SVG or printable template

I use my Cricut cutting machine to cut most of paper flower templates. This one in particular is super easy with the Cricut.

I like using a fresh light grip blue mat for this paper flower. It is not so complex in design that the light grip isn’t sticky enough to hold it in place while it’s cutting. I find the standard green mats have gotten really sticky in recently and make cleanup for cardstock projects take a really long time.

Step 2: Curl daisy petals template cutouts

I like to use a scraping device to curl both the outer petals and the stamen pieces. If you don’t have a dedicated scraper, just use a ruler or credit card. I didn’t buy a dedicated scraper for the longest time and just used my scraper for my cast iron pan!

Step 3: Glue the daisy petal loop together

There is a dedicated tab to glue the loops together. I like using a paper clip to hold it in place while the glue sets. If you are in a hurry, try using a glue gun instead of Aileen’s glue. It only takes a few seconds to set.

Step 4: Glue each layer together

I simply just stack the petal loops on top of each other. I apply a little bit of glue on the base of the top petal loop. Be sure to offset the petals.

Step 5: Assemble all daisy stamen layers on top of each other.

Do the same with the stamen layers. Curl the petals first and then glue them on top of each other. I like to give the layered stamens a few minutes to set before gluing it to the base petal loops.

Once the stamen is placed on the base petals, just push it down with a gentle nudge.

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7 thoughts on “Free DIY Daisy Paper Flower Template”

  1. denise says:

    Where is the free file to download?

    • Hi there, all the templates are in my resource library. A link to it is available in the menu bar.

  2. Wendy says:

    Would love to have the password…thanks.

  3. Wendy Meldrum says:

    Apparently you need a password to enter your resource library.

  4. Tara says:

    Thank you so much for this! It turned out perfect and was easy to follow. We used it to make a bouquet of paper flowers for teacher appreciation last month 🙂

  5. Beth says:

    How do I download the free template as I do not have access to your files?

    • Hi there, all my free templates are available on the “free resources” page, see link in menu bar.

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