spring felt flowers TUTORIAL

felt flowersHere’s how to make easy spring felt flowers! I put them on a twig wreath for spring, but you can use them for all sorts of spring crafts.

spring wreath
these are super easy and fun to make. and talk about cheap!! only a few pennies to make each flower, can’t beat that! all you need to make these beauties is: felt, glue gun, scissors or rotary cutter, and buttons.
 
start by cutting your felt into strips. if you’re using 9″x12″ sheets, you’ll use 2-3 strips per flower. for this particular one, i am cutting 3/4″ strips. i varied the widths on my Spring Wreath.

  start by folding over one end and gluing in place to create petals. i am doing about 1″ here.

 fold the strip up at an angle and put a dot of glue to hold in place.
make your next petal by folding the felt down. try and keep the petals the same length. but don’t stress if they aren’t. they’ll still look great :)

continue making petals until your felt strip runs out. trim the excess (if there is any) and take your next felt strip and glue the corner to the last petal and finish making petals until circle is complete.
glue the first and last petals together overlapping slightly at the bottom of the petals.

glue a button in the center and you’re done! easy as that!

*you can very petal widths and lengths to make different flowers. you can also layer them for a fun effect too.*

felt flowers

perfect for a spring wreath ;)

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Linda
Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When not crafting, I can be found chasing my 2 small {but very energetic!} boys or playing with my new baby girl. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥
Linda

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  1. 2
    Suzanne

    Really cute, fresh & funky flowers. I think we are all aching for Spring!
    – Suzanne
    justanotherhangup.blogspot.com

  2. 3
    all thingz related

    These felt flowers are adorable! They would look great as bows on a present! Thanks for showing us how to make them!
    Rebekah {All Thingz Related}

  3. 4
    Jenn

    Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for the tutorial!
    Have a great day!

  4. 5
    Wonder Mom

    Thank you for the tutorial- this is one of your fun crafts I can do, since there is no sewing involved!

  5. 6
    mub

    I love these! Thanks for the tutorial.

  6. 7
    enSTYLEpedia

    love it, this is so cute! I'm doing it this weekend!

  7. 8
    slommler

    Those are so adorable! And you are right! So easy!
    Thanks
    Hugs
    SueAnn

  8. 9
    Kelli @ RTSM

    This really is one of the cutest spring wreaths I have seen! I bought two wreath forms the other day and I am making this for my front door this week! Thanks for sharing:)

  9. 10
    Donna and Joe

    Very cute! My front door is just begging me to make one of these.

    Donna :)

  10. 11
    Terri(TerriBoog)

    How cute is that!? I love it and will definitely make some!

  11. 12
    Lanie Ree

    I love those bright colors! Just looking at it makes me smile. Thank you for your tutorial.

  12. 13
    Kat

    Thanks for the tutorial, I had been admiring your wreath!

  13. 14
    Angela

    You just answered my question I asked on the wreath post. I love this and am using it for a craft night project. Thanks for the great idea.

  14. 15
    Amanda @ Serenity Now

    Good tutorial!! Those would also be adorable on a little girl's headband or hairbow–my mind always goes there. :)

  15. 16
    Laura

    These are adorable. So simple but they make a big impact.

  16. 17
    twolittletots

    thanks for the step by step, i think i might need to make one…and maybe some hair clips too!

  17. 18
    Kimbo West

    so cute. soo soooo cute.

  18. 19
    Samelia

    Absolutely gorgeous. Love them. They're so bright and happy.

  19. 20
    Kristen

    YAY!! When u showed the wreath the other day I really wanted to make it but had no idea how to make those flowers!! Thanks

  20. 21
    Andrea

    thanks for sharing and giving us some tutorial love! much appreciated :)

  21. 22

    I think this is one of the cutest spring wreaths I have seen and so easy- I have everything to make that right in my house! I love it and now I'm off to make one :) thanks for sharing!

  22. 23
    Pati @ A Crafty Escape

    LOVE IT! I have been looking at wreaths online for a while but this is it. I will be making this next week. I promise to link back!

  23. 24
    Nessa

    Those flowers are so cute! I just bought a bunch of felt last week and it is so cheap. Thanks for another idea on felt!

  24. 25
    Rebekah

    CUTE!!!! love this-thanks for the tutorial!!! These would also make cute hairbows attached to a clipie! :)

  25. 27
    Deb - Two Cheeky Monkeys

    Thanks for the cute tutorial!

  26. 28
    Margo

    Love the wreath, what a great idea! Thanks also for your header tutorial. I'll have to work on that!

  27. 30
    Anonymous

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  28. 33
    florist

    Brilliant idea. Thanks for sharing this nice tutorial. Good job. :)

  29. 34
    Amy

    This is so simple, I just might be able to do it. I must make a trip to Michael's or Joanne's. Thanks for the inspiration.

  30. 35
    brandieಞ

    Lovely Wreath! Love your Blog! Thanks so much for sharing!

  31. 36

    So chic and happy…adorable!

  32. 37
    seablue2u

    Hi,
    LOVE your site, and all of your crafts. I’m going to try this wreathe using some extra grosgrain ribbons I have. Love the look…so fresh and springy!
    Thanks for sharing
    Vicki

  33. 38
    Holly B

    Found this on Pinterest. I have been looking for a simple wreath to do at our Spring Super Saturday. This is perfect!!!

  34. 39
    Holly B.

    I know this may be silly, but how did you attach the flowers to the wreath? I kind of assumed you used hot glue, since that was the only thing listed in your supplies. I just finished making flowers. Now, I am ready to attach. My 7 year old daughter LOVES the bright colors and flowers!

    1. 39.1

      Hi Holly,
      I hot glued them to the wreath :) Thanks for stopping by!
      happy crafting,
      Linda

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  36. 40
    manisha

    hi linda

    your work is just fabulous.

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