Origami Flower Ball
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Origami Flower Ball

These folded paper flower balls can be made in many different sizes and can be used in many different ways, including home decor, wedding, party decor and more! Choose a specific color combination, or mix all colors and paper patterns for a fun look.

Designed by Michaels Design Studio

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Scrapbook Paper (60 Sheets) – Color of Choice
  • Paper Trimmer or Scissors
  • Bone Folder
  • Low Heat Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Gemstones
  • Ribbons – Colors of Choice
  • Chenille Stems

Project Instructions

Before beginning project, download and print pattern.

Cut scrapbook paper in 8"x8" squares.

Fold the paper diagonally, creating a triangle.

Fold the sides up towards the top of the triangle. It should now look like a 4"x4" square.

Take the piece you just folded and fold it down to the left edge of the square. Repeat for the other side.

With each fold just created, lift up, then press down.

Fold the flap back and create a smaller triangle on both sides.

Fold the piece on the side half way on both sides.

Secure with glue, creating the first petal.

Make four more petals, for a total of five.

Glue them together to form the first flower.

Add gemstone to center if desired.

Repeat Steps 2-11 five more times.

Glue three together to create the first half of the flower ball. Repeat to create other half.

Turn one half upside down, glue in ribbons, leaving a long tail to hang down and a loop from the top to hang.

Glue halves together.

Note: Click on "download pattern" button on bottom right for project pattern.


Add additional ribbons if desired to handle.