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Fun and Festive Tissue Paper Flowers

Inside: How to make tissue paper flowers for the cutest DIY paper flower garland

While we were on vacation last week, quite a few of our garden flowers got scorched by the hot sun. It made me extra happy to come home to this tissue paper flowers garland on my mantel. The flowers are bright, bold, and don’t require maintenance to remain beautiful. Perfect! I love how they look hung over a party table, on the mantel, or over the bed – the garland is the type of project that really would look great no matter where it is placed.

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A few more of my favorite tissue paper project

I love using tissue paper to create fun and festive party decorations! My go to are these amazing tissue paper flowers, here are a few more:

DIY paper flower garland

DIY tissue paper flowers

How to make tissue paper flowers

To make the tissue paper flowers garland, start by making 20-30 tissue paper flowers in varying colors. The tissue paper flowers are made by accordion-folding 5 sheets of tissue paper together. Fold in the middle and staple. Then cut both sides at an angle or a curve for different floral looks. The last step is to carefully begin pulling the tissue layers out from one another until the flower is formed.

Once the tissue paper flowers are made, its time to turn these flowers into a DIY paper flower garland. First, turn them all upside down and place in a natural looking formation. Run a length of thick floral wire along the garland and hot glue onto every flower. The thickness of the wire will allow you to mold the garland and keep its shape. End each side with a small loop of wire for hanging.

DIY tissue paper flowers

how to make tissue paper flower garland


Hang these fun tissue paper flowers and you’re ready for your guests to ooh and aww over your crafty skills.

Photography in collaboration with Jocelyn Noel for A Subtle Revelry.


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  1. Hi Victoria! Very nice garland! I like the idea of use wire instead of thread. BTW, do you know if Jocelyn uses photoshop in her photos for you? They look like so intense and brilliant!

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