How to Make Crepe Paper Roses

Bright and expressive flowers can be made from a variety of materials. In this lesson you will find a tutorial on how to make a crepe paper rose.

Crepe Paper Rose

Crepe paper rose

Total Time: 25 minutes

Step 1: Take the scissors

Rectangle of Red Paper

Cut out a rectangular piece of crepe paper measuring 10×3.5 cm (3.94 in * 1.38 in). It is important that it stretches in the length.

Step 2: Make folds

Folded Red Paper

Fold the rectangle several times.

Step 3: Make a round on the paper

Cropped Red Paper

Use scissors to round the top edge.

Step 4: Straighten the blank

Rectangle with a Wavy Edge

You should get a sheet of paper similar to the one in the photo.

Step 5: Use your hands

Rectangle with Stretched Edges

You must gently stretch each semicircular element with your fingers.

Step 6: Make the paper wavy

Red Blank

Make the center of the rose from the resulting blank.

Step 7: Prepare the glue

Twisting the Red of the Blank

Twist it by fixing it with hot glue at the bottom.

Step 8: Compare your blank

Twisted Red Blank

You should get a similar center as in the example.

Step 9: Make the red rectangles

A Sheet of Red Paper

Cut out a 2×4 cm (0.79 in x 1.58 in) piece of crepe paper to make individual petals for your flower. It should stretch across the width.

Step 10: Round the rectangle

Rounded Sheet of Red Paper

Cut the petal blank from the rectangle.

Step 11: Press on the paper

Paper with a Dent

Gently stretch the upper part of the blank with your fingers.

Step 12: Use a toothpick

Red Petal

Use it to twist the edges of the petal on both sides.

Step 13: Repeat for the other petals

10 Red Petals

Make 10 of the same petals.

Step 14: Apply the glue

Several Connected Petals

Use the glue gun to fix the petals at the bottom to collect the roses.

Step 15: Use glue for all the petals

Connected Petals

Gradually add all the prepared petals.

Step 16: Make 8 petals of a different sizes

8 Red Petals

Cut several 5×2.5 cm (1.97 in x 0.98 in) rectangles from crepe paper to make petals of different sizes.

Step 17: Glue new petals

Rose Fro Crepe Paper

Glue the petals onto your flower. You should end up with a crepe paper rose similar to the one in the photo.


  • red crepe paper.


  • scissors;
  • pencil;
  • glue gun;
  • ruler;
  • toothpick.

Materials and Tools for Crepe Paper Rose
Materials and tools

The crepe rose can be used as jewelry or as part of other crafts. If you make several roses, you will have a beautiful bouquet to decorate your home.