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Paper Flower Hoop Wreath

Paper Flower Hoop Wreath

It’s the Cricut Summer of Flowers! And I really don’t need much excuse to make a paper flower project; they’re so beautiful and fairly easy to make with the Cricut Maker. My daughter’s room is going through a remodel, so creating this Paper Flower Hoop Wreath project to go on her wall was just the thing to create as part of this hop. 


 

Cutting out the petals by hand was always the drag part of making paper flowers. But the Maker speeds along the process so much, it’s literally minutes to finish a flower now. The flowers in this tutorial are simple, so it’ll be even easier. There are two six petal rings that you layer and a fringed center that the Maker cuts out for you. And all you have to do is stack everything up and your project will be complete.

Of course, the hoop is an optional part of this project. I arranged them on the hoop because the board I was putting the flowers on had a hook, and a wreath seemed like a good thing to put there. 

Paper Flower Hoop Wreath

Paper Flower Hoop Wreath

Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Medium
Estimated Cost: 15 minutes

A pretty floral hoop wreath for any room! This tutorial will show you how to make paper flowers that are simple. I

Materials

  • Pink cardstock
  • Gold cardstock
  • Wood hoop
  • Gold paint
  • Flower SVG file
  • Leaf SVG file
  • Hot glue

Tools

  • Cricut Maker
  • Hot glue gun

Instructions

Open Cricut Design Space and upload the flower and leaf files. Copy/paste six of each petal.

Cut the petals from your pink card stock and the leaves and flower centers from the gold paper.

Take each petal and run a small amount of glue on the split seam of the petal.

Slightly fold the split seam over and glue the petals so that the seams overlap and seal together.

Complete this for all twelve petals. Don't overlap too much, or your flowers will appear tightly closed when you put them all together.

Each flower has six large petals and six smaller petals. Separate them before the next step.

Run a bead of hot glue along the edge of a large petal and attach another large petal. Position the petal so they will eventually form a circle. Again, be sure you aren't overlapping too much, or the flowers will appear tightly closed when you're done.

Repeat with the small petals until you have two rings of flower petals.

Find a scrap of paper from your cuttings and place under the large flower petal ring. Run hot glue over the middle of the large ring and scrap paper.

Before the glue cools, place the small ring of flowers into the center of the large petal ring.

If you're quick, you can place the larger of the two gold flower centers onto the hot glue as well. If not, add a bit of hot glue to the center of your flower and place on the large gold fringe paper.

Add a dab of hot glue to the large gold flower center and layer on the small gold flower center.

Fluff the center fring by gathering it up in the center then letting it fall into place.

If you like the way your flower lays as is, great! You can also gently bend back the petals for a softer look.

If you're going to use the hoop, cut the leaves out of gold paper; I used the same paper as I did for the center of the flowers. The hoop I purchased was plain wood from Michaels Craft store--it was painted gold before I started adding flowers.

Add a little hot glue to your hoop and place on the flowers.

Once my flowers were on, I decided I needed a few smaller accent buds. I cut a few extra petals, and glued them so they would be tightly shut when together, then tucked them around the wreath flowers. This is optional--do what you think looks good!

Glue in the leaves around the flowers with hot glue. Your wreath is now ready to hang!

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Thanks for checking out my Paper Flower Hoop Wreath post. Check out my full collection of Cricut articles, and also find more Cricut & Silhouette vinyl craft ideas by Mariah Leeson, House of Ideas Collections, Michelle Stewart, Ashley Johnston, Randi Dukes, Tauni Everett and Liz Call.
 
Paula Biggs

Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a professional party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party and craft ideas. You can also buy birthday party supplies, printables and accessories from the Frog Prince Paperie Etsy shop.

Sandra Garth

Tuesday 23rd of July 2019

This is so pretty and dainty! It looks like it took hours to make and I can only imagine how pleased your daughter is.

Jessica

Tuesday 23rd of July 2019

The flowers are beautiful but I ADORE those leaves! Thanks for joining the Summer of Flowers event!

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