Do-it-yourself flowers from napkins: 12 original ideas
Making flowers from napkins with your own hands is a fascinating process that allows you to create charming jewelry without investing much effort and money. You can do this decor on your own or with your child. And we, in turn, picked up 12 great ideas that will help you learn how to make various representatives of the flora world. Get inspired!
1. Pink rose
A charming rose on a leg can be an excellent decoration of an interior or a festive table. And to make it very simple - you only need a napkin and sleight of hand.
Expand the napkin completely and lay it on the table. Turn one edge a couple of centimeters toward the center. Now twist the napkin, but not tight - the roll should be free. Finger tightly twist the bud at the base.
Proceed to the formation of the stem, twisting the material to about the middle of the length of the legs. Spread a little napkin, forming a leaf, and then twist to the end. The rosette is ready!
To make beautiful tulips from napkins, in addition to the main material, you will need plastic spoons (4 pcs. For each flower) and green napkins for forming leaves.
The napkin needs to be divided into four parts, then each of them wrap a spoon, as shown in the photo. First, add two spoons with their faces to each other, rewind with tape. The remaining two spoons are also attached to the composition and fixed.
Now you need to cut some large leaves from a green napkin and wrap the workpiece with them. Make a lot of such tulips and make a bouquet, tie it with a decorative ribbon.
A lotus flower from a napkin will become a pleasant decoration of any festive table. Made of bright material, such flowers on saucers will certainly attract attention, emphasizing your ability to serve.
You can add a lotus flower from a napkin using the origami technique. Put the napkin on the table, turn the corners to the center and turn them over. Now rotate the corners again, but do not flip.
Next, you need to carefully pick up each of the corners from below and straighten, holding the inside so that it does not unfold. The flower is ready! As you can see, making a lotus from a napkin is not at all difficult.
Carnation is a universal flower that is presented to both the fairer sex and the stronger half of humanity. Gathering a bouquet of these beautiful flowers, you can make a luxurious bouquet.
For one clove, you will need 7-8 red napkins, a rod (stem) or a stick for balloons. All napkins need to be fully deployed, put on top of each other and cut with cloves two opposite edges of the stack.
Fold the whole pile with an accordion, tie in the middle with soft wire and attach the blank to the future stem. Now, in turn, separate each napkin, lift it to the middle and straighten it. In the end, you get a beautiful magnificent bud!
Learning how to make a fluffy dandelion, you can design a spring meadow for a child’s room with your child. Prepare yellow napkins, scissors and a stapler.
One napkin is enough for one dandelion. Fold it four times and fasten it in the center with a stapler. Now trim the edges so that the workpiece is round. For credibility, you can use curly scissors. Now proceed to the formation of the flower - each layer of the napkin needs to be lifted, carefully pressed to the center, and then straighten the petal.
When you and your baby make quite a few of these dandelions, color the Whatman paper in green and stick them. You can decorate the craft with butterflies, bugs and other small inhabitants, cut out of colored paper.
Poppy is a stunningly beautiful flower. We are all used to seeing it with red leaves, but few people know that poppies are pink, white, yellow and even purple.
Cut several red napkins into four and form petals. The middle is formed from a dark strip cut by a fringe, as well as a light one, twisted into a ball or roll. Now all the components need to be glued together.
Following our scheme, you can make a beautiful application. If you want to decorate a room with a vase with variegated poppies, you need a wire, on which the bud "sits", and a green napkin for wrapping and forming sheets.
To make a voluminous peony, you will need several identical napkins - the more, the more magnificent the flower will be.
Expand the napkins and stack them on top of each other. Now you need to form an accordion from them and tightly bandage it in the central part with a thread. Using scissors, trim the ends of the workpiece so that they become round.
Now alternately lift each layer up first on one side, and then on the other, until you form a bulky bud. You can decorate gift wrapping with such wonderful peonies or use them as a decorative element in the interior.
8. Lush yellow rose
To make this rose you will need a yellow napkin. To make a full-fledged rose with leaves, prepare another green napkin and thread.
Unfold the yellow napkin and carefully divided into two parts. Each of the parts must be wound on a pencil, leaving a few centimeters in reserve, and squeezed to the center.
Take off the rolls and form a bud from them, as shown in the photo, and twist the hanging canvases tightly with your fingers. Wrap the bud with a green napkin and tie a thread so that it does not fall apart.
9. Red blooming rose
To make a beautiful scarlet rose with a blossoming bud, you will need two large napkins (approximately 20x20 cm). Cut each of them into four parts and fold them together. Fix the middle with a stapler or thread.
From the resulting square of napkins, you need to form a circle, cutting off the edges with scissors. Now, in turn, each layer must be raised and a petal formed, giving a wavy shape.
To make the rose even more magnificent - take more napkins for work. You can decorate the interior with beautiful buds or make an ornament for an outfit.
10. A sprig of mimosa
Mimosa is a beautiful delicate flower decorating bouquets for spring holidays. However, you can extend the contemplation of this beauty by making a sprig of mimosa from napkins with your own hands. It can be a wall panel or a volumetric plant that you put in the vase of your living room.
First you have to work on the formation of many flowers, each of which is made from a narrow strip of napkin, cut "grass". Next, you need to cut a green napkin in the form of leaves with fluffy edges. You don’t need a stem for application, but to make a bouquet, you need a wire - wrap it with a green napkin, attaching leaves, and glue it with a lot of flowers.
Make a graceful lily from a napkin for the festive table. Supplement it with bright flowers, also made of tissue material or other decorations, because it has an unusual shape of the stand, so you can dream up.
A flower is made using the origami technique - just follow the step by step instructions and in a couple of minutes you will create a worthy decoration for serving.
In this way, you can make a voluminous daisy, decorate it with a gift box or make a bouquet. To make it, you will need 8-9 white (preferably two-layer) napkins, one yellow, a little cotton and thread.
The white napkin needs to be folded in half, twisted several times in the center, forming a butterfly. Next, we add the “wings” and collect them below - we get a petal. We do the same with all the other white napkins.
From the yellow material we make the middle of the flower - lay a piece of cotton in the middle in the middle and wrap it. Next, each petal is wound with thread to the yellow middle. Lush daisy is ready!
DIY flowers from napkins - photo
You can get even more ideas in our photo gallery. Here we tried to collect many finished works that will demonstrate examples of making flowers from napkins with our own hands. Decorate the interior, holiday table or gift wrapping - the process will definitely bring a lot of pleasure!