Paper Craft 101 - Make a 3D Paper Flower / Bloom

Ashley Chiang, Artist/Color Enthusiast. Paper is my Purpose.

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7 Lessons (26m)
    • 1. Welcome to the Paper Party!

    • 2. Choosing Paper and Tools

    • 3. Using the Shapes PDF

    • 4. Creating the First Shape - Angled Triangle

    • 5. Second Shape - Double Mountain

    • 6. Laying the Third Shape - Large Half Droplet

    • 7. Finishing with the Final Shape - Thin Half Droplet


Project Description

Make a 3D paper bloom from simple shapes


  • Card stock or paper of your choice
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • A backing (white card stock, art board or white cardboard)
  • Tweezers (not necessary but super helpful!)


Choose three colors of card stock : one for the outer petals, one for the inner petals and one for the stamens. Use whatever color combination you'd like then cut your basic shapes using either the class PDF or following the instructions in Video 2. Finally, you'll work from the center of your bloom, gluing outward to finish your work of art!


Start your project by typing the following in your class project :

1. The color combination you chose and,

2. What type of paper you've selected after watching video 2, 


3. Post a photo of of your center and first round of petals.

4. Complete your project by sharing a photo of your complete paper bloom!

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