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Crepe Paper Tree Poppy

These crepe paper tree poppies from California steal the show in our Pacific Coast bouquet. Poppies have such personality — they’re one of our very favorite flowers to craft. Whether you’re creating them as part of a bouquet or on their own, you will surely make a statement with this easy-to-craft paper floral project. 

  • Home Crafts
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

You Will Need:

  • Scissors
  • Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
  • Floral Wire – 18 gauge
  • Green Floral Tape
  • Floristic Crepe Paper
  • Extra Fine Crepe Paper
  • Download Template Here


  1. Gather the tools and materials listed above.

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  3. Cut out the crepe paper according to the pattern notes using scissors or the Cricut Maker.

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  5. Twist each piece of fringe using your fingers.

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  7. Glue the wire to one end of the fringed paper

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  9. Wrap the fringed paper around the wire, gluing it into place as you wrap.

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  11. Stretch the center and the top of the petals with your fingers.

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  13. Glue three petals evenly around the wire.

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  15. Glue the last three petals evenly around the wire.

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  17. Wrap the base of the flower and the wire with floral tape.

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  19. Open the flower and adjust the petals.