How to make Paper Iris flower, FREE template

Making paper Iris flower as a gift to display your love and respect is so easy, with my FREE template and step by step video tutorial.

In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow, a bridge between heaven and earth. In the ancient time, the three petal segments were regarded as faith,

In the ancient time, the three petal segments were regarded as faith, wisdom, and valor.

Iris has so many colors to express as your gift meaning, from blue (represent hope and faith) and purple (represent royalty, wisdom, respect, and compliments.) to white (for purity and innocence), pink, red, chartreuse, yellow (represent passion), brown and nearly black. You could easily create your favorite color by painting on coffee filter 🙂

Video step by step tutorial:


  1. Grab the coffee filter paper and other materials and my FREE template
  2. Cut the petal along the template, there are 3 kinds of petal.
  3. Glue all the petals with wire gauge26.
  4. Color each petal segment as video instruction.
  5. Use your finger, the edge of scissor and a ball stylus to form the petals
  6. Use the floral tape to wrap the petals together
  7. Wrap with a wire gaure20
  8. Glue the 2 small sepals
  9. Insert the wire20 to the transparent pvc tube and wrap with floral tape.
  10. Insert the tissue paper, use glue gun,  under the leaves to help the branch be more realistic.

What you will need

  1. Coffee filter paper
  2. Watercolor
  3. Green floral tape
  4. 3mm or 6mm transparent pvc tube
  5. Scissor
  6. 20w glue gun
  7. Wire gauge20 and gauge 26
  8. Tissue paper
  9. DreamyPosy’s template

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2 thoughts on “How to make Paper Iris flower, FREE template

  • August 5, 2017 at 3:17 am

    It is amazing! Thank you for your tutorial

    • August 5, 2017 at 6:08 am

      Thank you, Adna Siu 🙂


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