Paper flower card craft for kids

Easy Spring Tulip Card Craft

There’s something special about a handmade card. It tells the receiver that they where worth the time and effort to lovingly craft a gift to express love and affection.

It’s so much more meaningful (and affordable) than store bought cards. This paper flower tutorial will help you and your kids create a lovely card perfect for Mother’s day, Easter, or just because it’s spring time!

Let’s begin crafting this unique card!

Tulip Paper Flower Card

Step 1. Prepare All the Materials Needed Paper Flower Tutorial

♥ Several pieces of colored cardboard (yellow, green, light green and brown)
♥ A black pen
♥ ½ centimeter wide satin ribbon
♥ A pair of scissors
♥ Hot glue gun + glue

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts.

Step 2: Cut A Rectangle

Cut a rectangle from the yellow cardboard. The dimensions should be at least 15 centimeters by 12 centimeters. This will be used as the flower part of the tulip card.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts.

Step 3: Fold

Fold the right side of the yellow board towards the center. Make room for the left part of the board.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts.

Step 4: Fold Again

Fold the left part of the board towards the center, over the right folded one.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts.

Step 5: Unfold

It should look like this when unfolded. Refold before next step.

Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day and easter. Step by step tutorial.

Step 6: Create The Tulip Tips

Cut several small triangles on one side of the folded yellow cardboard.

Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day and easter. Step by step tutorial.

Step 7: Should Look Like This

It should look like this once done. Take note that the cardboard must be folded to achieve the result.

Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day and Easter. Step by step tutorial.

Step 8: Make The Curve Of Bottom Of The Flower

Cut a curve on the opposite side of the folded yellow cardboard.

Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day and easter. Step by step tutorial.Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day and easter. Step by step tutorial.

Step 9: Unfold

The tulip should look like this when unfolded.

Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day and easter. Step by step tutorial.

Step 10: Make The Stem

Cut a short strip of brown board. This will serve as the stem of the tulip.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts.

Step 11: Make the leaves

Cut two pieces of leaves from the green cardboard.

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Step 12: Making The Leaves

Hot glue the leaves on a lighter shade of green cardboard.

Simple craft paper tulip tutorial. DIY paper flower card.

Step 13: Cut out The Leaves Again

Cut the light green board in reference to the shape of the green leaves. Make sure to leave a small clearance on the sides to create a 3D-ish, floating effect.

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Step 14: Attach the stem and flower

Hot glue the stem on the back of the folded tulip flower.

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Step 15: Attach the leaves

Hot glue the leaves on the stem. Make sure that they are properly placed on the opposite side of each.

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Step 16: Make a Bow

Create a small bow from the satin ribbon and hot glue this on the bottom of the folded tulip flower.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts.

Step 17: Write Your Message

Write your personal message to your mom by unfolding the tulip flower.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day!

Step 18: Ta-Dah!

All done! You can now give this personalized tulip card to your favorite special someone.

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day!

This is a perfect gift for your mother and can be used on all occasions.

You can also make a cute envelope for this if you like and add some designs on it to personalize it further.

You mom will definitely appreciate your effort on this one! Hope you liked it!

Step by step easy paper flower tulip tutorial. Simple DIY spring crafts. Great for Mothers day!

This adorable handmade flower card is a perfect kids craft! Great for kids looking to make a special card for mothers day or just because. A wonderful spring time craft.

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