Colorful Paper Doily Flowers

These colorful paper doily flowers are simple to make and the end result is stunning and perfect to display in the home. It’s also a great craft for little ones to work on scissors skills.

Even though Valentine’s Day is over don’t put those paper doilies away just yet. It’s the perfect time to get ready and excited for spring by making a pretty flower craft.

Square image of flowers craft made out of paper doilies and colored paper.


We love coupling our crafts with books and one of our favorites in spring is Planting a Rainbow Garden by Lois Ehlert. This colorful paper doily flowers craft goes along perfectly with this book!

Read our step-by-step instructions below for how to make this fun spring flower craft.

Supplies needed to make Paper Doily Flowers:

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Instructions for making a colorful spring flower craft

1. Start by cutting slits around each of your doilies. We used 2 doilies per flower to add extra color and depth to the craft. Add some glue to the back of your doilies and glue them onto your blue cardstock paper, layering two per flower.

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Two image collage showing how to glue the paper doilies on the blue cardstock paper, and then how to glue the yellow circle and stems onto the flowers.

2. Bend the sections up around each of the doilies to make them stand up off the page. For the center of our flowers, we cut out the center of yellow doilies and glued them onto the flowers. If you don’t have yellow doilies you can use yellow cardstock or construction paper.

Finished paper doily flowers craft laying on a faux wood background.

3. Cut flower stems out of your green cardstock paper and glue them onto your flowers. Then cut a strip of green for grass at the bottom of your paper. Cut slits along the edge of it and glue it onto your paper.

Vertical close up image of flowers craft with the words "Doily Flowers" in the bottom right corner.

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