Our Most Dramatic Flower Yet!

Ok, that’s probably not true. We have other dramatic flowers and wreaths! But if you’ve ever watched the Bachelor or Bachelorette show, you’ll get the joke.

Anyway, we call the Queen of the Night lily a dark and dramatic flower because of its deep purplish red, almost black petals. To recreate this color for our paper Queen of the Night lilies, our design Meagan used our extra fine crepe paper in aubergine and applied a black painting pastel to the petals and the leaves. She also layered in a few black feathers and added some gorgeous copper accents, which really make these flowers shine.

So, yes, the colors are what make these crepe paper Queen of the Night lilies a good one to keep out during fall and winter. Also, if you have a pet, this is a great flower to make out of paper since the real version is highly toxic to both cats and dogs.

Ready to make your own lilies? Just gather the tools and materials below and follow our simple instructions. If you’re using a cutting machine, you can download our SVG file below. Or you can use our printable PDF if you’re cutting this pattern by hand.


  1. Gather tools and materials.
  2. Cut crepe paper according to template notes using scissors or the Cricut Maker.
  3. Form brown clay into stamen and pistil.
  4. Cut six 8″ wires using wire cutter.

Full tutorial available for members. Join here.

Crepe paper Queen of the Night lilies with black and gold feathers Crepe paper Queen of the Night lilies in black skull Crepe paper Queen of the Night lilies in black skull next to black pitchers and glasses

Want more seasonal DIY décor ideas?

We’ve got tons of Halloween ideas for you to explore! And we’ll be sharing new projects on our social pages, too. So make sure to follow us from your favorite social platform! You can find us on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Also, we encourage you to share your seasonal projects with us, too—even if you’re new to crafting! Just post your DIY creations on Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag #MadeWithLia so we can find it easily. We may just repost it on our social pages or share what you’ve made in our weekly email.

You can also become a member to gain access to all of our DIY projects. This includes printable patterns, SVG files, easy tutorials, and more. Head on over to our membership page now to see our two membership options as well as the full list of membership perks. Happy crafting! ~Lia and team


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