How to Make a Paper Rose: 30+ DIY Paper Roses

Roses are some of the most beautiful DIY paper flowers. Check out these ideas and make your own.

By: Dana Byerwalter, Editor,
How to Make a Paper Rose 27 DIY Paper Roses

What are your favorite flowers? Poppies are my favorite, but a very close second would be roses. The world's most popular flowers are roses, and this is no surprise to anyone who has ever beheld these beautiful blooms! Symbolizing promise, hope, and new beginnings, roses are impactful flowers that will be cherished by anyone who receives them. In How to Make a Paper Rose: 30+ DIY Paper Roses, you are sure to find a rose craft you absolutely adore.

You can make roses that never wilt when you make paper roses! These stunning DIY paper roses are not to be missed. Learn how to make paper roses and find beautiful projects below that feature rose embellishments and other details. Dress up your handmade cards with these flowers and check out the incredible Quilled Paper Rose Locket as well. 

DIY Paper Roses

DIY Paper Rose Bouquet

Start with the basics! Here you will learn how to make paper roses in a variety of ways. Whether you want to make a stunning paper tole embellishment for a handmade card or an entire paper flower bouquet for your wedding, you will find an idea below that will utterly delight you.

Several of these DIY paper roses feature printable templates, like the Tricolor Crepe Paper Rose Bouquet, which make it easy to create a gorgeous arrangement without starting from scratch. You will also learn how to make tissue paper roses, which are delicate and more realistic than most.

Paper Craft Ideas with Roses

Quilled Paper Rose Locket

Once you've learned how to make paper roses, you can use them for a variety of projects! Make a quilled paper rose and add it to a locket for a gorgeous gift, or create a gorgeous handmade greeting card with a rose motif. If you're planning a wedding or shower, you can even use paper roses to decorate a pinata or hanging ball to add some elegance.

Roses are perfect for any occasion, and once you start embellishing projects with roses, you won't want to stop! Just check out the amazing ideas below and you'll see why we love them so much.

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