In today’s DIY, we show how to make romantic crepe paper roses. These handcrafted beauties are very long lasting and wonderful for home decorating, in paper flower arrangements and wedding decor. You can create the roses in a rainbow of colors, and we created a printable template, which you can download at the end of this post, to make cutting the petals and leaves as easy as possible.
For more rose inspired crafts, try our tutorial for homemade liquid soap and rose lantern centerpiece.
More Paper Craft Tutorials
If you’re feeling crafty, please also check out these creative projects:
- DIY Tissue Paper Pom-Poms
- How to make a Gift Bag
- Giant Paper Dahlias
- Honeycomb Pom-Poms
- Swarm of Bats Wall Decoration
- Giant Paper Roses
- DIY Tassel Garland
- Paper Rosettes
- Tissue Paper Butterflies
- Easy Crepe Paper Flowers
The Mary’s Rose Garden series
This DIY is part of our Mary’s Rose Garden series. Have a look at the links below to for more rose inspired projects:
- There are always flowers for those who want to see them – Printable Quote
- Strawberry Rose Meltaways & Printable Hexagon Boxes
- DIY Rose Liquid Hand Soap
Which type of crepe paper should I use?
We used extra fine, 60 GSM crepe paper as rose petals tend to have only subtle veins. You can also opt for heavier Italian crepe paper or doublette crepe paper to create gorgeous two-toned effects.
Free Printable Template for Crepe Paper Roses
Click on the button to download your free printable template for crafting crepe paper roses!