How to Make Miniature Paper Flowers

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How to Make Miniature Flowers, Pots, and Vases With Paper Quilling

How to Make Miniature Flowers, Pots, and Vases With Paper Quilling

This article will prove you how to make a miniature daffodil flower in a pot for 3D paper quilling projects. After you have made this miniature model, with your own inventiveness and imagination, you will be able to create other miniature flowers, pots, and vases on your own.

The tools and materials required for making flowers and pots are:

  • strips of coloured quilling paper
  • a slotted quilling tool
  • craft glue
  • toothpicks
  • Blu-tack or glue gun

How to Make a Quilled Miniature Flower Pot

To brand a miniature flower pot, y’all will need to glue 2 or three strips of quilling paper to make a long strip. Brand a tight coil with the long strip of paper. Use a pencil to printing into the centre of the whorl until it forms the shape of a flower pot. Use glue to the inside of the pot to strengthen it and to retain the shape.

Quilled Paper Daffodil Bloom

To create a miniature daffodil flower, make 5 yellow teardrop coils and ane small tight coil. Push button the eye of the small roll outwards. Arrange the teardrop coils around the small coil to form the shape of a flower. Gently glue the teardrop coils to the minor coil.

Trim toothpick to about four centimetres and glue the blossom to the top of the toothpick.

Cut 2 green strips of paper to make the leaves. Mucilage the light-green leaves to lower stop of the toothpick.


Planting the Flower in the Pot

Put the bloom in the pot. Line the pot with strips of brownish paper and utilize glue to secure the paper and flower to the pot.

Make a few more pots and flowers. Identify the pots of flowers in a display box and utilise Blu-tack or a glue gun to secure the items to the box.

How to Make a Quilled Paper Bloom Vase

A flower vase is tin can be created with two flower pots. One of the pots will need to have a hole in the centre (for putting flowers). Gum the flower pot upside downwardly to the 2nd pot.

on May 23, 2012:

I checked your hub on basic techniques of paper quilling and I besides borrowed a few books on the bailiwick from the local library. Can’t look to run across how information technology will work out!

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lady rain (author)
from Commonwealth of australia on May 20, 2012:

vox vocis, if you lot are new to paper quilling, please refer to my other hub on the bones techniques of paper quilling. It will teach yous how to make a tight roll that is required for making the flower pot in this hub.

on May twenty, 2012:

I dear the idea of putting flowers in a pot! Smashing photos! I notwithstanding have to figure out how to brand the pot (I still don’t go it, promise you tin assist me with that).

lady pelting (author)
from Australia on April 26, 2012:

Suzie, thank you for your lovely comments. Yous can make jewellery with paper quilling too, you lot might desire to endeavor that out. Thanks for the votes 🙂

Suzanne Ridgeway
from Dublin, Ireland on April 26, 2012:

Loved your hub . . I am mad into crafts and brand jeweleery and paw painted items and never came across this! Looks great and definitely want to try it at present! thanks! Voted cute and interesting because it is!!

lady rain (author)
from Australia on Jan 09, 2012:

Stacie Fifty, I am glad to know you accept discovered paper quilling. It is a fun craft to practise and can exist made for whatever occasions, too. Thanks for leaving your annotate here.

Stacie L
on January 09, 2012:

I love crafts and this one appealed to me. it is so simple but the end production is so cute.well I learned anew word- quilling!

lady rain (author)
from Australia on December 27, 2011:

collegatariat, I usually work on the coils when I can’t decide on what to make. Information technology is easier to create a blueprint after when I accept all the different types of coloured coils ready for me to apply.

on December 27, 2011:

What an adorable idea! I put away my quilling tools because it didn’t seem to be worth the time it took to make something cute, but these look like they would definitely be worth the time investment. Thank you for sharing.

lady rain (author)
from Australia on December xiv, 2011:

randomcreative, thank yous! I would like to write some other hub on other paper quilling designs if I can come up with enough nice pictures. Cheers for your comments.

lady rain (author)
from Commonwealth of australia on December 14, 2011:

midnightbliss, newspaper quilling looks peachy on nuptials cards and political party invitations also. They can be made to suit any occasions. Thank y’all for leaving comment.

MoiraCrochets, thanks! I am glad you lot similar my hub 🙂

Rose Clearfield
from Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 13, 2011:

Awesome tutorial! Thanks! Great follow up for your original quilling hub.

Moira Durano-Abesmo
from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on December 13, 2011:

This is very beautiful!

Haydee Anderson
from Hermosa Beach on December 13, 2011:

I’ve seen this form of art before as a wedding ceremony souvenir, all white, just it looks more beautiful and fun if information technology has colors similar similar in this photos.

lady rain (writer)
from Australia on Dec 12, 2011:

RTalloni, I similar this project because it does non require a lot of materials, and the designs ever look beautiful with some creativity. Cheers for stopping past to read my hub and leaving comment.

lady rain (author)
from Australia on December 12, 2011:

Patty, yes, paper quilling looks great on souvenir packaging and it has a personal touch, too. Thanks for commenting and voting.

rebeccamealey, I am glad you similar the instructions and I am certain you will enjoy creating paper quilling designs. Thanks for stopping past and leaving comment.

on December 12, 2011:

Really cute project. Thanks for the directions and photos, equally well every bit the links. Newspaper quilling is more than interesting each time I see it.

Rebecca Mealey
from Northeastern Georgia, United states of america on Dec 12, 2011:

I’ve seen this washed before but had forgotten virtually it. Glad to get the instructions!

Patty Inglish MS
from United states and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on December 12, 2011:

I have not thought of this art mode in several years, so voted upwardly and awesome! I used to use these instead of bows on packaged. Love the images!


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