DIY Paper Flower BackDrop | ANN LE & FrmHeadtoToe

(joyful music) – Hello how’s it going, it’s me Ann, and I’m with my beautiful friend, Jen. She has a YouTube channel that’s called from head to toe, – Hey guys! – And today we’re going to do a DIY, we’re going to make some paper flowers and over on Jen’s channel
we’re going to do a, – Baby food challenge. – I’m scared, we haven’t done that yet, so make sure you guys stay
towards the end of this video to check that out. So today we’re gonna
make some paper flowers that you can use as a
backdrop for weddings or for showers, any kind of
occasions, they’re beautiful. Alright guys, so to get
started, you’re going to need, some card stock paper, and some hot glue. We’re gonna use a hot glue gun today. – So you actually have some
versatility with the petals, depending how large or small
you want to make your flowers. So you can do a giant
petal with one large sheet, you can fold these in half to make them a little bit smaller. – [Ann] When you’re creating your petal you can cut them out to
have different curves or you can just have like, one round tear drop sized petal. But when you’re cutting it out, make the bottom a little more narrow, and the top more wide. After you cut out your petal,
cut a slit at the bottom about two inches up. So now that you have
your first petal cut out you want to use this as your template to cut out five more petals. – And for the center of
the flower you’re going to cut out a circle. So once you have all of your petals, you’re going to curl the top edge so it gives it sort of a 3D shape. – After you curve all your petals, it’s now time to glue the slit together and create a little cup like shape. – So the way you want to do this is dab a little glue onto
one side of your slit, and then you’re going
to take the other side and overlap it, and now as you see the petal
kind of like pushes it up. So it should create a little
shape, just like this. And then we’re going to
add it around this little circle base. – So for the flower petals
that we’re making right now, we’re doing a multi-layered flower. We’re doing two different sizes, this one’s a little bit bigger, so it’ll kind of have a
multi-dimensional effect. – Yes. – You can make it even more multi-layer, it just depends on how detailed you want your flower to be. – So get creative with it, I mean if you want to add more texture, then ya know, create more petals. And it will take you a little more time, but it’s probably going to be worth it. – [Jen] So as you keep
going you can continue to add more smaller petals to the inside, until it gets to the fullness and detailedness that you like. – Yep, just repeat your
steps over and over. This is looking, pretty
good so far, right Jen? I think we’re doing a great job. – It’s already so pretty! – Yeah, I love it! So, the next step is,
and the finishing step, is to add something in the center. You can have fun with this by
adding in different colors, for this I’m gonna keep it all white, now the way you can do this, is take out a full sheet of paper. You’re gonna fold it
in half, the long way, then you’re going to cut little slits, and start where it’s at the folded edge, going up toward the open end. Alright so now we have our center piece cut out and ready to go. I’m going to add a little
bit glue to the edge, you wanna just create
a little anchor piece. And then I’m gonna keep rolling it around, just like so, and once I get toward that last part, I can add some glue
again, and secure it in. Fold these little pieces out, so we can add a little glue, to this bottom now, and
attach it to the middle. Hold it for, a few seconds, so that way it can dry completely. Alright guys, so we’re all set, I think this turned out beautiful. – It’s so cute! – Right, so just imagine
making a whole wall of paper flowers, in different
sizes, different shapes, it’s just going to look
beautiful as a backdrop or as a decoration home decor, perfect for parties. – Oh yeah, for sure. – So Jen and I, we’re going to film the baby food challenge right after this, it should be really really fun. – I’m a little scared. – Yeah, yeah, so you guys, if you want to check it out, I will put the information
below this video, for when it goes live, and definitely check it out, and go over to Jen’s channel, it’s From Head to Toe. If you guys have not subscribed to Jen, she has an amazing YouTube channel where she does lots of wonderful how-to videos that are super helpful, in beauty.
– [Jen] Thank you! – The reviews, right Jen? – Yeah I like skin care,
beauty, makeup, fashion, that sort of thing. – All that good stuff, come over there, give her some love, and subscribe. Talk to you guys later, ciao!

Author Since: Mar 11, 2019

  1. thank you for sharing this idea! I didn't know what other decorations to use for my graduation party but as soon as I saw this I was likeย omg I MUSTย , I'm for sure gonna try this thank you so much!! CX

  2. im allergic to flowers and wasn't sure what to use for my wedding bouquet… looks like i found my answer!! thanks anne!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. I've been wanting to do something like this, simple but gorgeous. i never had time or idea to do so. but noww i have the perfevt one!! i loveee thiss sooo much! i am do doing it right after my school ends! :* love you!

  4. I had them for my baby shower in march, I had more than 50 but thank god for a friend and my grandmother they did all of them. It was beautiful!

  5. Thank you sooooo much
    This video comes on time. I have project next Sunday about recycling used paper ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
    I'll do this I think my teacher will LOVE it โ˜บ๏ธ

  6. Hi Ann, Did u use double sided tape? What particular brand of double sided tape did u use to attach the flowers to d wall? TY!

  7. I have to photograph a wedding this summer and was looking for more inspiration for a nice backdrop to shoot the guests! Thank you so much for this nice and simple DIY! keep spreading your creativity ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

  8. so beautiful LOVE this diy.. thank you for sharing๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’ฎ

  9. I make these paper flowers, too. I have made quite a couple beautiful sets similar to these including the giant paper rose. Go check them out on my Instagram also, templates available on my Instagram- @YadiAriesFleurs if you would like to DIY.

  10. Hi Ann I thought that I owe u enough to Atleast tell u that this craft of Urs was not only a lifesaver but amazing I couldn't have found a better craft than this to do for an upcoming event that was ironically flower themed…I was lost the place looked empty until u uploaded this so I tried it and guess what I love it it's perfect thank u sooo much for this amazing tutorial I literally have no words to express how I feel towards the craft no word seems good enough plus it was soo easy to do…I watched your video once and there I was making them in dozens

  11. This is awesome and looks so simple. Put on a good show, grab a glass of wine, and you could knock out a ton of these in a night. Thanks!

  12. I want to mix 2-3 colors for the flower. Can you give me some recommendation on what colors will mix well together? Thank you so much :).

  13. Hi Ann what type of tape did u use to stick on the wall ??can u please suggest a tape that doesn't damage my wall

  14. Hi Ann! I love ๐Ÿ’– all your works. I want these paper art back drops for my wedding reception. It's around valentine's day next year so I'd love it to be a heart shape backdrop. What's the best type of paper to use? Also it has to be portable b/c I can't mount it on the wall of the reception venue. How do I do that. FYI: it'll be DIY. Thanks! โ˜บ

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