Make a Paper Posey Spring Wreath

Use simple materials, like colorful card stock, quilting pins and ribbon, to create a one-of-a-kind floral wreath that's perfect for welcoming spring to your home.
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Materials Needed:

  • 14-inch wreath form
  • 2 rolls 1.5-inch x 4-yard wired ribbon
  • yellow ball quilting pins
  • midweight card stock in assorted colors
  • tape
  • scissors

Wrap Ribbon Around Wreath

Pin end of ribbon to wreath form (Image 1) and wrap ribbon around form, keeping taut (Image 2).

Secure Ribbon

Finish with a row of pins to secure ribbon.

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Create Paper Flowers

To make paper flowers, fold a 4-inch square (Image 1) of card stock into fourths (Image 2), then again into a triangle (Image 3), as shown.

Form Petals

Cut folded paper into petal shape (Image 1) and unfold (Image 2).

Create Inner Flower

For inner flower, fold and cut a 3-inch square of card stock in the same manner (Images 1, 2).

Create Flower Volume

Unfold, and remove one petal section with scissors (Image 1). Tape flower petal edges together (Image 2).

Attach Flower Layers

Use yellow quilting pins to attach various flower layers (Images 1, 2).

Add Flowers to Wreath

Pin flowers to wreath form.

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Create Leaves

Cut leaf shape out of green card stock (Image 1) and pin to wreath form (Image 2).

Fill Up Wreath With Flowers

Add more flowers until wreath is complete (Images 1, 2).

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