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How to make Carnation flowers using tissue paper

Carnation flowers are simple to make and can be done well under 7 to 10 minutes using colored tissue paper or even using Cleenex. The methodology is outlined here.

Glimpse of the Result:

Paper Carnation Flower

How To:

Step 1:

Take a sheet of tissue paper.

Cut it into 4 rectangles of equal size and place one rectangle over the other as layers.

Step 2:

Holdthe 4 layers together and make fan folds.

Step 3:

At the center of the fan folding, secure using a piece of string.

Step 4:

Hold the corners of the fold together and make a zig zag cut. Do this for both the sides of the paper.

Step 5:

Now expand the fan.

Step 6:

Lift each layer of the fold upwards one by one.

Step 7:

On lifting all the layers upwards, you’ve got your carnation flower.

We will make a carnation flower bouquet with artificial leaves and embellishments soon.



  1. Hi Ramya,

    I would say superb,Its awsome. Your way of explaning with pictures step by step. I became a fan of you. I am based in Bangalore,pls tell me whether u take any such courses.

    • Hey Shayan – Thanks a lot for your feedback. Currently I’m not conducting courses… However if you’d like any input, don’t hesitate to contact me, I’d be more than glad to tell you whatever little I know. Have fun!

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