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DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

DIY Crepe Paper Flower Craft

I haven’t posted anything in a while, so came back with a really cute flower craft project! Crepe paper is perfect for flower crafting and these crepe paper heliconia flowers are great to get your craft on! They were so easy to make and the pattern turned out so nicely, it worked like therapy for me! If you’re looking for an easy yet therapeutic craft project to try out any weekend, these crepe paper heliconia flowers can be a great project. 

crepe paper flower craft

If you are looking for more crepe paper flower craft ideas you can surely check out our other crepe paper flower projects! Try making these crepe paper baby’s breath or maybe these pretty crepe paper roses!

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

List of Supplies

  • Crepe paper
  • Green craft paper
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue

Learn how to make heliconia from crepe paper!

crepe paper flower craft

Step 1

Select a colourful crepe paper for this craft and cut out 12 to 15 teardrop-shaped pieces from the selected crepe paper. Try keeping the sizes of the teardrop-shaped pieces relatively the same. 

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

Step 2

Take a teardrop crepe paper cutout and cut 1 cm slit along the middle bottom end of it.

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

Step 3

Cut out a strip (4 cm wide and 12 cm long) from a green coloured craft paper. Start to roll the strip diagonally from any open side to form a straw pattern. Apply glue at the end of the rolled paper to secure it

Take any one of the teardrop cutouts and apply a drop of glue on the bottom side (the curved side of the teardrops are the bottom sides). 

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

Step 4

Wrap the glued side of the teardrop around any 1 open end of the green paper straw made in the previous step. The green straw will be the stem. 

Now take another teardrop cutout and apply glue on the bottom side of it.

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

Step 5

Wrap the glued part of the teardrop around the green straw from any 1 side; making sure that the second teardrop is placed slightly below the first one. 

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

Step 6

Now, take another teardrop cutout but this time attach it on the opposite side of the previous one.  Remember to attach every current teardrop cutout on the opposite side of the previously attached one, each time.

DIY Crepe Paper Ginger Flower

Step 7

Continue to attach teardrop crepe paper cutouts until the flower reaches its required length.

crepe paper heliconia flower

Step 8

Grab a little green coloured crepe paper and cut out some leaf shapes from it. Attach the leaf cutouts below the heliconia flower pattern. 

Grab more colored crepe papers and make a bunch!

crepe paper flower craft

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