Best flower card ideas for crafters

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 floral jars

We’ve got a whole bunch of flower card ideas suitable for lots of different occasions. Flowers never go out of fashion and are always appreciated by recipients. There are so many ways to add flowers to cards, from die-cut petals to 3D origami blooms, ready-made paper roses or paper-pieced designs – the choice is yours!

Whether for birthday cards, Mother’s Day cards, weddings, anniversaries, valentines or thank yous, we’ve included plenty of flower card ideas in Papercraft Inspirations magazine. Here are just a few of our favourites, to help inspire your next floral papercraft project.

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Pom-pom flowers

For extra texture, use rolled ric-rac or pom-pom trim to create the vibrant blooms on this beautiful bouquet card.

Printable bouquet

Mix and match elements from our unique printables kits, to create some fantastic floral bouquet displays. Download the kit today and start building your blooms.

Mother's Day floral card

Mother’s Day florals

These feminine floral printables come with jugs and vases in which to arrange your dimensional flowers. Download the printables today, for lovely handmade birthday cards, Mother’s Day and more!

Flower bud papers

Add dainty blooms to your papercraft projects with our flower bud free papers. With ‘mum’ sentiments and toppers included in this collection, these designs are great for Mother’s Day, birthdays and more!

Hyacinth template

Make this gorgeous grape hyacinth card with our step-by-step guide and free template. A simple ribbon border adds elegance and texture to the design.

Tropical touches

Find exotic flora and fauna in our trendy collection of tropical printables. Add large blooms and striking leaf designs to your cards and papercraft projects!

Lavender and lilac papers

Add gorgeous shades of lavender and lilac to your cards with this fantastic collection of free papers! With pretty butterfly toppers and sweet sentiments, this collection is great for summery makes!

Inked flowers

Learn how to use Distress Inks to colour fabulous flowers on your cards. Take a look at our Masterclass step-by-step guide, to find out how to create this effect.

Cherry blossom papers

Add oriental charm to your makes with our Cherry Blossom Joy free papers. Use the floral backing paper and set of toppers to build up your designs.

Tissue-paper toppers

Create a vintage, shabby-chic feel to florals, by creating large flouncy blooms. Add touches of lace and pearls, to complete the shabby-chic look. Why not includes these tissue paper flowers on your next homemade greeting card?

Floral garland papers

These uplifting flower garland free papers from Papercraft Inspirations issue 166 are a great way to add a floral display to cards. Download them today for your crafting projects!

Ribbon flowers

Use your favourite ribbons to make this sweet and simple design. Take a look at our how-to guide, to make your own version in just five easy steps!

Papercraft Inspirations issue 153 floral jars

Jam jar templates

Download our handy papercraft templates to make these sweet little jam jar cards. By adding a few simple blooms to the cards, you can create a lovely spring feel. Zesty backing paper works really well with these designs, too. Layer the petals of the flowers, to add more dimension to your cards. A few fluttering 3D butterflies finish off the cards nicely.

Pretty in pink

Floral cards are a firm favourite for Mother’s Day. Here, strips of patterned free backing paper have been teamed with 3D flower toppers for a colourful combination. Add buttons and twine bows to the centre of flowers, for added interest and texture. Download the free papers today for your own floral papercraft projects.

Vintage style

Enjoy lace and floral touches in this collection of vintage free papers.

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