Make an Origami Paper Wreath

Add a burst of color year-round with this simple paper wreath project.

Blue, Green Origami Paper Weath with Pink, Orange and Yellow Flowers

Origami Paper Weath with Pink, Orange and Yellow Flowers

An origami paper wreath with pink, orange and yellow flowers, as seen on HGTV.com.

Photo by: Karen Kavett

Karen Kavett

DIY Paper Wreath 04:37

Karen Kavett demonstrates how to easily make a wreath with origami paper.

Materials + Tools

  • origami paper
  • cardstock
  • bone folder
  • poster board
  • large bowls
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun

Make Wreath Base

Trace two bowls into poster board to get a large ring. Cut it out and set aside.

Cut Origami Paper

Cut green origami paper into 2" and 2.5" squares. Fold in half diagonally and use a bone folder to make your fold crisp. Cut off the tip of the triangle.

Fold Leaves

Fold your triangle in a diagonal accordion fold, using your bone folder to keep your folds sharp.

Trim Leaves

Unfold the paper and cut the edges into a leaf shape.

Make Additional Leaves

Make additional leaves by scoring a line down a piece of card stock. Fold it in half and cut half of a leaf shape down the fold. Open them up to reveal your leaves.

Glue Together

Use hot glue to paste your leaves all the way around the wreath.

Make Flowers

Make a flower by cutting a spiral into another piece of origami paper. Cut a wave into the outside edge of the spiral. Roll it up to get a flower shape. Put down a dollop of hot glue onto a piece of card stock and press the flower down onto it. Once it dries, cut it out from the card stock. Repeat the process to make as many flowers as you like, then hot glue the flowers to your wreath.

Hang + Display

Try hanging your new wreath up with a decorative thumbtack or an adhesive strip. You won't be able to resist making a paper wreath for every season!

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