How To Make Crepe Paper Icelandic Poppies

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How To Make Crepe Paper Icelandic Poppies

Real Icelandic poppies come in all sorts of colours so you can really play around with a variety of papers for these. These crepe paper Icelandic poppies are also a great project for anyone who is just getting into paper flower making!

Follow the step-by-step tutorial below for crafting your crepe paper Icelandic poppies!

Crepe Paper Icelandic Poppies


Colourful tissue paper flowers (yellow, orange, white)

Floral wire

Floral tape


Pinking shears


Hot glue gun

Foam balls


How to:

Step 1: Gather your materials. Cut out flower petals.

Step 2: Bend tip of wire with pliers, poke a hole in foam ball, glue and position wire into a hole in foam ball.

Cup green vocal by gently stretching centre across the grain. Position foam ball in the centre across the grain. Form paper to fit around ball and glue edges to the base of the ball.

Step 3: Use pinking shears to cut zigzags along the side of the rectangle and then, scissors to cut fringe.

Glue fringe around the base of the ball. Curl point of crown and glue onto paper.

Step 4: Gently pull to stretch and ruffle the widest edge of coral petal petals. Cup centre by gently stretching only across the middle, place a bead of hot glue across straight edge at bottom of the flower and gather the base into glue.

Glue petals into the base of the pod, alternating around. Check the front side after each new petal. Looking for a gap where the next petal can go.

Step 5: Crunch and kerfuffle the fringe stamen. Finally, use floral tape to wrap the wire.

Beautiful flower when you finish appears!

More samples that you can create more!

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