DIY giant paper dahlias


If you need more help with this project, check out this video that has step-by-step instructions.


For this project, you will need:

-- Yellow, white and grey construction paper or card stock

-- Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks

-- Piece of cardboard (pizza boxes work great)

-- Scissors or paper cutter

You can find the majority of these items at a craft store.

Put together the paper flower

Cut a large circle from the cardboard. Cut the yellow and white construction paper in 4x4 squares. Cut the grey construction paper into 3x3 squares. Roll each paper into a cone, as shown in the picture. Then, use the hot-glue gun and the hot-glue sticks to glue the paper cones around the cardboard circle. Leave about a finger width in between each paper cone. Then, repeat the gluing step with the white and then yellow paper a little further into the circle. Continue until you get near the center. Then, finish the flower by using the gray pieces of paper rolled into cones.

Hang up the paper flower and enjoy!

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