There are several paper flower arrangement ideas on the internet, but only a handful of them work well as paper flower centerpieces. We've included some of the best paper flower tutorials along with tips for how to transform each flower into the perfect party centerpiece.
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Craft a Centerpiece Filled With Paper Succulents
Lia Griffith has mastered the art of paper flowers. If you visit her website, you will find dozens of paper flower tutorials with easy to follow techniques. We picked out a couple of examples that work best as centerpieces. This paper succulent example can be a centerpiece for your dining room table all year round. No fancy party required.
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Set a Table With a Bouquet of Paper Anemone Flowers
The most important factor to consider when making a paper flower centerpiece is the color palette. A spot-on color palette will set the mood and impress your guests. This rich, jewel-toned anemone bouquet would make a great centerpiece for a romantic dinner or an elegant birthday party. This centerpiece would even work well for a wedding if you have the help to make dozens of paper flowers for each table.
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Decorate With Paper Flower Mason Jars
We love this paper flower centerpiece idea for a whimsical kid's birthday party. Nestle a group of three candy-filled mason jars at the center of the main table and top them with these simple paper flowers from Polkadot Chair.
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Use Paper Poinsettias for a Holiday Party
These simple paper poinsettias would make a beautiful centerpiece for a Christmas party. Make half a dozen or so flowers and then group them together on a festive plate or dish at the center of the table.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Surround a Candle With Paper Roses
One simple way to make a beautiful paper flower centerpiece is to surround a votive candle holder with paper roses. To find out how to make the flowers, head on over to the thorough tutorial from A Beautiful Mess.
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Use Tissue Paper to Make the Base of This Centerpiece
You don't need to make tons of paper flowers to fill up a centerpiece. Consider making one flower and grouping that with other items on a small tray like you see here. To learn how to make this tissue paper flower, head on over to our tutorial.
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Pair a Large Paper Flower Bouquet With a Small Trinket
This paper ranunculus bouquet is absolutely beautiful, but what makes it an even better centerpiece is when the bouquet is paired with something else small, like the ceramic bird you see here. The bird helps fill out the negative space at the bottom of the bouquet. Also, consider anchoring both pieces on a circular mirror tray.
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Make a Paper Tulip Planter for Spring
If you are wondering what type of paper flower centerpiece to use for a specific event, think about which season you are in. If it's spring, consider a centerpiece that highlights some spring bulbs like tulips.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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Master this Paper Rose Technique
There are so many paper rose tutorials on the internet, but we had to share this one because it is one of the best. The tutorial is complete with a printable template, which makes this somewhat complex process a lot easier to follow. Turn these roses into a simple yet romantic centerpiece by grouping them in a vase.
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Impress Guests With a Paper Foxglove Centerpiece
The House That Lars Built is another blog that has taken paper flower making to the next level. There are so many quality tutorials, but we picked a couple that will fill out the center of a table. This foxglove arrangement would work well as a centerpiece because of its scale, but also because it is large at the bottom and narrow near the top. This way, guests are able to easily see around the table with ease.
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Create Large-Scale Paper Flowers
If you want to have your centerpieces act as the main component of your party decor, consider something like this from The House That Lars Built. The paper amaryllis flowers are exaggerated and tall, which makes them stand out from across the room. Make sure you don't have the bloom of the flowers at eye level so guests have a clear view around the table.
Paper Flower Amaryllis Tutorial from The House That Lars Built
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Construct a Centerpiece With Flowing Cherry Blossoms
Cherry blossoms are difficult to make with paper because they can be so random. This tutorial from A Piece of Rainbow breaks down the process so that your end result is recognizable and beautiful.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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Fill the Center of a Table With Large Paper Flowers
A grouping of several large, oversized flowers is enough to fill up any party table. Arrange each flower in a zig-zag pattern along the center of the table so it looks like a table runner. Find out how to make these fun pops of color over on The Craft Patch.
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Use a Cake with Toppers as a Party Centerpiece
If you are throwing a whimsical birthday party, consider using the cake as the main centerpiece of the dessert or food table. To make the cake more eye-catching, add some simple paper flower cake toppers to the top. You can surround the bottom of the cake platter with some paper flowers from another tutorial on this list.
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Incorporate Cupcake Liner Flowers on a Table
If you are making cupcakes for a party, take the excess liners and make these paper flowers by following the tutorial below from Skip to My Lou. Use the flowers as additions to an existing centerpiece or group them together to create a centerpiece from scratch.