If you love to recycle products rather than buy more and pollute the earth, this is the project for you. It makes use of materials that would be thrown in a landfill if they weren’t used – old books. The best thing about this paper flower door wreath is that it is just as gorgeous as other wreaths made using living objects. What’s more, it’s super gentle on the environment. Make it with these instructions.
How to Make a Paper Flower Door Wreath
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Image via: Etsy – The Gardenia Shop – Book Paper Wreath
Corsage pins or beads
Neutral colored fabric (you can recycle old clothes)
Watch a Video on Making a Paper Flower Wreath
Watch the book flower door wreath video here.
- Apply hot glue on the wreath frame and attach the fabric tightly. Cover every part of the frame with fabric.
- Once the wreath is covered, cut off any remaining fabric and secure the remainder with glue.
- Tear 3 pages from an old book and cut them in half. Round off the corners with scissors.
- Cut the halves in spiraling circles starting from the edge moving inwards.
- Fold the papers tightly from the outer edge keeping the layers joined.
- Pinch the papers between your forefinger and thumb and twist them with your other hand to make a flower. Keep on twisting until you get to the end of the paper.
- Pour some hot glue on the round tab at the bottom of the paper and attach it to the flower.
- You can change the size of your flower by loosening your grip. It will untangle to create a fuller blossom.
- Make more flowers till you have enough to fill the wreath frame.
- Attach the flowers to the frame with hot glue. Ensure all the sides are covered.
- Attach the beads to the flowers with hot glue or insert the pins.
- Use ribbon to hang your wreath.
Wreath Ideas for Making a Paper Wreath
If you’re looking to spruce up your home, look no further than this paper flower wreath. Inexpensive and eco-friendly, it will show off your love for the environment. You probably have most of the supplies in your home so you won’t have a hard time getting them. You can hang the wreath all year round.
For more tutorials for all year around wreaths, click here!