Lace Paper Flowers

Paper Flowers

I’ve been on a lace kick lately and thought it would look nice as petal designs on paper flowers. As always, I’ve included my SVG cut files for this project for free.

A lot of people try to make paper flowers look as close to the real thing as possible. I’m sort of in a different camp. I’ve decided paper flowers are their own art form and my goal is not to make it look like it does in nature.

If I wanted real flowers, I would just buy real flowers.

Maybe I’m just justifying my latest project. ha!

In any case, here’s a few tips on how to make these paper flowers.

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Material Recommendations for Lace Paper Flowers

Cardstock – I’ve been making a lot of detailed cut designs lately and there are a few winners in Cardstock brands.

Glue – I use tacky glue. I had to use a little tape to hold the edges together while it dried though.

Lint Roller – This might be the most important item. You really need it to pick up the scraps. This or masking tape.

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

Template – I’ve included 3 lace paper flower designs for free available in my resource library.

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    Tutorial and Tips for making Lace Paper Flowers

    Step 1: Cut the templates

    Step 2: Roll the outer loops and hold them with tape if necessary. Then glue each loop onto the base circle with the largest on the bottom.

    Make sure to offset the petals.

    Step 3: Rolled the center loop loosely and glue to its base. Then assemble the whole thing together.

    If you are looking for a simpler center, just skip the hold rolled center loop.

    Lace Paper Flower templates

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    18 thoughts on “Lace Paper Flowers”

    1. Steph says:

      Is there a video? I cannot for the life of me figure out why there are 4 pieces (having never made a paper flower before). All the other videos are one piece. Thanks!

      • Hi there, I haven’t gotten around to making a video for this one yet but it is similar to the construction of my magnolia flower:
        I have multiple loops that you layer on top of each other so that you can control the overlap. I hope that helps in the meantime! I hope to get around to making more videos in the new year.

    2. Gayle Ackerson says:

      Where can I find the svg file for these lace flowers

      • They are in the flowers sections on my resource library page (see link in menu bar)

    3. Lisa says:

      I have tried signing up for newsletter to get password. The page stops loading at a sales page for a book. What am I doing wrong?

      • Hi there, your sign up was successful! I see you on the list. Great to have you here!

    4. Carol J Ubel says:

      I can’t find the link to the lace flowers. I tried the menu bar but it takes me to the page but no link to download.

      • Carol J Ubel says:

        I apologize. I found the template I was looking for. Excited to try it.

    5. Dani says:

      I can’ find the template. Please help me

      • Hi there, it’s in the Flower Making section of my resource library (See link in menu bar)

    6. Cassandra Ryan says:

      The flowers in your video and the flowers in your template don’t match. The video shows 4 petals but the template has 3, the video has a 4 individual ring and the template has one you roll and they don’t fit together. Am I missing something?

      • Hi there, there are 3 lace flowers each with multiple layers. Some of the layers have 4 petals and some of them have 3.

    7. Kerry Sutton says:

      I’m sorry, I can see that people have previously found the template for these lace flowers, however I am just getting circular references back to the tutorial without being able to access the file when I use the menu bar, search or otherwise. What am I missing please? Thanks

    8. dionne says:

      i.’m unable to download the template, it just keeps taking me back to the tutorial. thank you

      • Hi there, for each project, the templates link is the linked text following “templates here >>”. hope that helps!

    9. Nell says:

      Omgosh this is soooo friggin pretty. And different. I want to try and do it

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