The peony is one of my favorite flowers. Their large, ruffled blooms are stunning on their own. But they also look so beautiful mixed in with bouquets and floral centerpieces. A couple of months ago, I did a live video tutorial on how to make a crepe paper red charm peony for our member make challenge. So if you missed it, here it is!
This crepe paper red charm peony is a great flower to make for fall. In fact, if you’re having a fall wedding, this peony would be perfect to add into your bridesmaids’ bouquets or your own bouquet. Not only do these peonies look gorgeous in a wedding bouquet, but they are also known as a symbol of good fortune and a happy marriage.
When you’re ready to craft this red charm peony, just gather the tools and materials below. I’ve listed a few different crepe colors you can use for this flower, but of course you can always choose whatever color—or colors—you like best! Then just download the SVG file or PDF template at the bottom of this post and watch my live video tutorial for the instructions.
I would love to see your version of my crepe paper red charm peony! You can share it with us on our Facebook page or by posting it on Instagram with the hashtag #MadeWithLia. Happy crafting! ~Lia and team
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- Cricut Maker or Silhouette Cameo 4 (optional)
- Craft Scissors
- Detail Scissors
- Needle-Nose Pliers/Wire Cutters
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Lia Griffith Heavy Crepe Paper:Tropical Collection — Merlot, Ruby or Cherry
- Lia Griffith Double Sided Crepe Paper — Fern & Moss
- Green Floral Tape
- 18-Gauge Stem Wire (Paper Covered Thick is ideal; you can also use Paper Covered Floral Wire)
- 24-Gauge Green Paper Covered Wire
- Foam Egg – 2-1/2” x 1- 7/8”
- White Craft Glue
How to Make a Crepe Paper Red Charm Peony
Download your pattern at the end of this post. Then watch my live video tutorial below to craft this flower along with me! If you have any questions while crafting, just comment below.
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