Top 100 Paper Crafts: Making Paper Flowers, Cards, Origami, and More


Top 100 Paper Crafts: Making Paper Flowers, Cards, Origami, and More

Super Pretty Tissue Paper FlowersThe power of paper is amazing. It's so versatile that you can craft almost anything from it. This year, AllFreePaperCrafts has featured some amazing and beautiful paper projects that any crafter would love. In this collection, Top 100 Paper Crafts: Making Paper Flowers, Cards, Origami, and More, you will find the top 100 paper projects that have been reader favorites this past year. From handmade cards for any occasion, free printables that make it easy to create something eye-catching, paper flowers you won't believe, simple to complex quilling projects, to many other fun crafts for children and adults alike, you are bound to find several gorgeous paper projects to make.

Embrace your love of paper with DIY embellishments for your scrapbooking pages and cards, 3D toys and ornaments your family and friends will fawn over, and printables for everything. The 100 projects and ideas shown below are perfect for all levels of crafter, from beginner to seasoned pro. There are even step-by-step tutorials to help, too.

The Top 100 Paper Crafts: Making Paper Flowers, Cards, Origami, and More

Top 100 Paper Crafts: Making Paper Flowers, Cards, Origami, and More

Table of Contents

Handmade Cards

Paper Flower Making

DIY Home Decor and Holiday Crafts


DIY Toys and Origami


How to Scrapbook and Craft with Embellishments: 13 Simple Paper Crafts eBook

Some paper craft projects are a little advanced; so, if you are a beginner, get started with one of AllFreePaperCraft's best free eBooks, How to Scrapbook and Craft with Embellishments: 13 Simple Paper Crafts. Inside you will learn the basics for creating amazing embellishments for all of your crafting projects.



Handmade Cards

Button Butterfly Birthday CardCards are probably the most popular of all the paper crafts because the possibilities are endless. Cards are some of the most thoughtful homemade gifts for any occasion. Most people really appreciate the time, care, and beauty that goes into a handmade card. We have some fabulous options below, including amazing 3D cards, intriguing fancy fold cards, and unique designs that will be a hit with anyone.

3D Cards

  1. 3D Butterfly Birthday Card

  2. 3D Miniature Birthday Card

  3. Happy BIRD-day 3D Card

  4. 2-for-1 Tent Card Tutorial

  5. Elegant Paper Flower Card

  6. Magnificent Shining Butterfly Card

  7. Pistachio Peacock Feather Card

Fancy Folds

  1. Happy Birthday Fancy Fold Card

  2. Beautiful Blooms Accordion Fold Card

  3. Fancy Folds Card

  4. Sending You Sunshine Trifold Panorama Notecards

  5. You Are Amazing Fancy Fold Card

Unique Designs

  1. Button Butterfly Birthday Card

  2. Adorable Ephemera Elephant Card

  3. Prettiest Patchwork Cards

  4. Scrappy Tea Pot Card

  5. Shabby Chic Stenciled Lace Cards


Paper Flower Making

Prettiest Paper PoppiesThere's no doubt about it, these paper flowers are unbelievable. Some of them are so outstanding that you wouldn't even know they were made from paper products. There are many floral paper crafts in this list, including breathtaking bouquets and extraordinary embellishments to use for decorations on your cards, scrapbooks, or other craft projects. The best part is that these projects involve various unexpected mediums for the flowers. Some of these mediums involve tissue paper, coffee filters, cupcake liners, and book pages. How cool is that?


  1. Beautiful Bohemian DIY Paper Flowers

  2. Completely Incredible Coffee Filter Roses

  3. Crepe Paper Tulips

  4. DIY Paper Rose Bouquet

  5. Faux Mulberry Paper Roses

  6. Giant DIY Paper Rose Flowers

  7. Long Stemmed Red Rose

  8. Ombre Crepe Paper Flowers

  9. Pretty Paper Peonies from Cupcake Wrappers

  10. Romantic Book Page Rose

  11. Stunning Crepe Paper Peonies

  12. Stunning Hydrangea Tissue Paper Flowers

  13. Super Pretty Tissue Paper Flowers

  14. Twisty Twirly Paper Flower Bouquet

  15. Paper Mums Wedding Bouquet

  16. Amazing Quilled Topiaries


  1. 3D Layered Rose

  2. Glitter and Book Pages Flower

  3. How to Make a Scalloped Spiral Rose

  4. Paper Flower Push Pins

  5. Petals and Petals Paper Flowers

  6. Prettiest Paper Poppies

  7. Pretty Little Paper Carnations

  8. Simple Spiral Flowers

  9. Impressive Tissue Paper Flowers

  10. Perfect Punch Paper Flower Pin

  11. How to Make a Folded Paper Rose

  12. Lovely Little Paper Flowers


20+ Paper Craft Ideas for Your Wedding

Speaking of flowers, if you are getting married anytime soon, our collection of 20+ Paper Craft Ideas for Your Wedding is a must-read. These are by far the most beautiful and creative ideas involving paper you'll find. These projects are guaranteed to make your special day even more special.



DIY Home Decor and Holiday Crafts

Radiant Light Paper LanternsJust because you make it out of paper, does not mean it's temporary or fragile. Some of these paper crafts don't even look like paper and will last for years. We have put together decorations for around your home, including lanterns, clocks, organizers, and wreaths. There are also stunning ornaments and gift ideas, too. If you want to learn how to make the perfect bow, there's even a tutorial for that!

Around the House

  1. Pottery Barn Apothecary Jars

  2. Radiant Light Paper Lanterns

  3. Timepiece Toilet Paper Roll Craft

  4. Constellation Desktop Organizers

  5. Magazine Paper Bowl

  6. Cereal Boxes Desktop Organizer

  7. Beautiful Rolled Book Page Wreath

  8. How to Make a Paper Poinsettia Wreath

Ornaments, Gifts, and How-tos

  1. Simplest Little Gift You Will Ever Make

  2. Butterfly Summer in a Jar

  3. Paper Flower Petal Butterflies

  4. Wax Paper Butterfly

  5. How to Make Papier Mache

  6. How to Make a Perfect Bow

  7. Adorable Origami Heart Card

  8. Lots and Lots of Printable Valentines

  9. Sheet Music Magnolia Ornament

  10. Shimmering Silver Spiral Snowflakes

  11. Sparkling Christmas Ornament


Free Recipe Card PrintablesPrintables are the best. Free printables are even better. We have some fantastic free printables for you below. From wall art to bookmarks to recipe cards, there are many options for you to choose from. All you have to do to get crafting is to print them out and follow the step-by-step instructions.

  1. Cute Baking Printable Wall Art

  2. Imagine Quote and Free Printable Greeting Cards

  3. Mini Clothespin Butterflies

  4. Precious Printable Mini Cards and Envelopes

  5. Free Printable Victorian Labels for Handmade Crafts

  6. Free Recipe Card Printables

  7. Precious Printable Thread Bobbins

  8. Printable Butterflies in Four Color Schemes

  9. Printable Watering Can

  10. Printable Woodland Creature Bookmarks

  11. Wish Upon a Star Printables

28 Free Printable Paper Dolls and Other Printable Paper Crafts

If you can't get enough of these incredible printables, be sure to check out our fabulous collection of 28 Free Printable Paper Dolls and Other Printable Paper Crafts. In this collection, you will find cute and clever printable toys and other projects kids will love.


DIY Toys and Origami

Awesome Printable Tyrannosaurus RexFinally, something for the kids (and the adults with a playful side, of course). These paper crafted DIY toys are so cool, you'll want to make all of them. The ancient art of origami is sometimes challenging, but always fun. The results you get from folding paper is amazing and rewarding. You will love these paper projects. They all make unique and sought-after gifts as well.

DIY Toys

  1. Printable Winnie the Pooh Paper Doll

  2. Adorable Printable Puppies

  3. Printable Elf House

  4. Once Upon a Time Paper Doll

  5. Printable Paper Doll

  6. Awesome Printable Tyrannosaurus Rex


  1. Beautiful Blue Origami Rose

  2. Outstanding Origami Butterflies

  3. Pretty Paper Origami Rose

  4. Sturdy Origami Box



How to Quill PaperPaper quilling may be time consuming, but the results are spectacular. If you have never done it, check out the How to Quill Paper tutorial to prepare. From butterflies to snowflakes, these head-turning embellishments and cards are just what you need to take your paper crafting to the next level. Be sure to peek at the jewelry section, too. Yes, believe it or not, you can quill earrings and necklaces!  


  1. How to Quill Paper

  2. Beautiful Quilled Monarch Butterfly

  3. Radiant Quilled Butterfly

  4. Put a Bird on It Paper Quilling Pattern

  5. Frosted Ice Quilled Snowflake

  6. Pretty Quilled Vase and Teacup

  7. Quilled Fringe Paper Flowers

  8. Quilled Spider Chrysanthemum Flowers


  1. Gorgeous Quilled Birthday Cake Card

  2. All Purpose Quilled Greeting Card

  3. Simple Quilled Daisy Card

  4. Lovely Quilled Heart Flower Card


  1. Quilled Bird Necklace

  2. Quilled Gilded Earrings

  3. Quilled Paper Rose Locket


Ideas for Valentine's Day: 12 Free Printable Valentine's Day Cards and Other Valentine's Day Crafts eBook

See their hearts fill when you make your loved ones Valentine's Day crafts from our free eBook, Ideas for Valentine's Day: 12 Free Printable Valentine's Day Cards and Other Valentine's Day Crafts. You will fall in love with each of these gorgeous Valentine's Day projects, promise!



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