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Spritzing these paper flowers with a bit of paint makes for a splattered look that mimics the random, unique color patterns on true blooms. First, assemble a few tissue paper flowers from both packages. Fill a spray bottle with water and a few drops of paint, and spray the paper with one color at a time. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Spritzing these paper flowers with a bit of paint makes for a splattered look that mimics the random, unique color patterns on true blooms. First, assemble a few tissue paper flowers from both packages. Fill a spray bottle with water and a few drops of paint, and spray the paper with one color at a time. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Channel the dahlia's intense color and festive attitude with eye-catching tissue-paper favor pouches. Download and print the template; cut from folded tissue paper. Then, follow the directions for the leaves and pouch. At home, guests will peel back the petals to reveal a dormant dahlia bulb brimming with potential. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Channel the dahlia's intense color and festive attitude with eye-catching tissue-paper favor pouches. Download and print the template; cut from folded tissue paper. Then, follow the directions for the leaves and pouch. At home, guests will peel back the petals to reveal a dormant dahlia bulb brimming with potential. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Don't let the intricacy and kaleidoscopic beauty of a marbleized design fool you. Those ripples of color may look hand-painted or machine-stamped, but they're created by liquid, which you can learn and do at home. Follow our simple marbelizing paper guide and tips to help create stunning designs. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Marbleize Paper and Cards

Don't let the intricacy and kaleidoscopic beauty of a marbleized design fool you. Those ripples of color may look hand-painted or machine-stamped, but they're created by liquid, which you can learn and do at home. Follow our simple marbelizing paper guide and tips to help create stunning designs. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Follow one of our basic techniques for paper flower-making or learn how to make a particular species of flower for a spectacular gift, centerpiece, table place setting, party favor, or decoration. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Follow one of our basic techniques for paper flower-making or learn how to make a particular species of flower for a spectacular gift, centerpiece, table place setting, party favor, or decoration. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Add a pop of color to your room or office with crepe-paper roses that will never wilt. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Add a pop of color to your room or office with crepe-paper roses that will never wilt. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Use our candle making guide to help you create beautiful handmade candles with ease. See how easy it is to melt and pour your own fragrant creations. Plus, they make great handmade gifts. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

An Introductory Guide to Candle Making

Use our candle making guide to help you create beautiful handmade candles with ease. See how easy it is to melt and pour your own fragrant creations. Plus, they make great handmade gifts. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

With a few snips and folds, and a little imagination, you can turn humble paper bags into party-perfect decorations. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

With a few snips and folds, and a little imagination, you can turn humble paper bags into party-perfect decorations. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Invite kids to paint abstract designs on sheets of double-sided crepe, then turn their artwork into imaginative flowers or paint them yourself and adorn each with glitter. Cut leaves from black paper and punch a hole at one end. They're great for decorating wrapped presents or for use in home décor. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Invite kids to paint abstract designs on sheets of double-sided crepe, then turn their artwork into imaginative flowers or paint them yourself and adorn each with glitter. Cut leaves from black paper and punch a hole at one end. They're great for decorating wrapped presents or for use in home décor. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Are you looking for décor pieces, storage solutions, or a home for your plants? This is all possible and more with the use of empty candle jars and our upcycling candle jar ideas. #marthastewart #diydecor #diyprojects #diyideas #hobby

Our Favorite Ways to Upcycle Empty Candle Jars

Are you looking for décor pieces, storage solutions, or a home for your plants? This is all possible and more with the use of empty candle jars and our upcycling candle jar ideas. #marthastewart #diydecor #diyprojects #diyideas #hobby

A single stem can feature multiple blooms, as shown here with these asters. The centers are cotton covered with glitter, the petals are created with fringing scissors, and the leaves are made from twisted ribbon paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

A single stem can feature multiple blooms, as shown here with these asters. The centers are cotton covered with glitter, the petals are created with fringing scissors, and the leaves are made from twisted ribbon paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Follow our simple scrunchie tutorial and step-by-step instructions for handmade scrunchies in your favorite colors or fabrics. Plus, these DIY scrunchies make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. #marthastewart #crafts #sewing #diycrafts #diyideas #diygifts

Hair Scrunchie Tutorial | Easy Sewing Projects

Follow our simple scrunchie tutorial and step-by-step instructions for handmade scrunchies in your favorite colors or fabrics. Plus, these DIY scrunchies make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. #marthastewart #crafts #sewing #diycrafts #diyideas #diygifts

A few strokes of watercolor paint transform basic coffee filters into beautiful paper roses. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

A few strokes of watercolor paint transform basic coffee filters into beautiful paper roses. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

A triangular vase displays welcoming crepe-paper flowers in shades of yellow. Painted, striped petals and mottled-crepe leaves give each flower a layered look, as well as a wild personality. To add these details to the crepe paper, use a thin brush and a craft sponge. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

A triangular vase displays welcoming crepe-paper flowers in shades of yellow. Painted, striped petals and mottled-crepe leaves give each flower a layered look, as well as a wild personality. To add these details to the crepe paper, use a thin brush and a craft sponge. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Just because your flowers are made out of paper doesn't mean that they can't smell like the real thing. Cut a 9-inch piece from the crepe paper streamer and fringe it with scissors. Dab a single cotton ball with a small amount of fragrance oil, and wrap it as the stamen with paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Just because your flowers are made out of paper doesn't mean that they can't smell like the real thing. Cut a 9-inch piece from the crepe paper streamer and fringe it with scissors. Dab a single cotton ball with a small amount of fragrance oil, and wrap it as the stamen with paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

We placed tulip bulbs in candleholders with enough water to cover the roots, then added paper blooms. Download our templates for the flower petals and the rest of the paper tulip tutorial. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

We placed tulip bulbs in candleholders with enough water to cover the roots, then added paper blooms. Download our templates for the flower petals and the rest of the paper tulip tutorial. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Styled after pep-squad pompoms, these are some of the simplest paper flowers to craft (from tissue paper, as well as single- and double-ply crepe). Fringing scissors make this project quick work. Try pairing pastel shades with bright leaves, and use the puffy blooms as party favors or in large arrangements. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Styled after pep-squad pompoms, these are some of the simplest paper flowers to craft (from tissue paper, as well as single- and double-ply crepe). Fringing scissors make this project quick work. Try pairing pastel shades with bright leaves, and use the puffy blooms as party favors or in large arrangements. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby