Just like roses, there are so many varieties of peonies that we will never tire of making this flower. For this month’s collection, Meagan designed a frosted paper lorelei peony that is absolutely stunning and also easy to make. 

Ready to start crafting these beauties? Make sure to check out our tools and materials list — and don’t forget to read our crafting tips! Then download our peony pattern and tutorial below.

frosted paper Lorelei peony

Double the fun

Lorelei peonies are known for their double blooms and pink petals that transition in color. To create this effect for our frosted paper Lorelei peonies, we used two shades from our melon pack and colored the centers of our flowers with our favorite spray paint. 

These flowers look lovely on their own, or you can add them to an arrangement like we did. If you need some inspiration, we used fresh alstroemeria and eucalyptus from Trader Joe’s. You can always use fresh flowers and greenery for your paper flower bouquets — or make your own! 

We would love to see what you do with your frosted paper Lorelei peonies, so be sure to share them with us. As always, you can post them to our Facebook page for members, post on Instagram with the hashtag #MadeWithLia, or email them to us at hello@liagriffith.com.

Skill level: Beginner

Crafting tips: While the petal shape is simple enough to cut by hand, we do recommend using a cutting machine as there are a lot of petals for this flower. You can find the petal assembly order in our PDF template as well as our instructions. Once you’ve cut everything out, the petals are in a circle that you can easily shape, then slide onto the stem wire and glue into place.

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How to Make a Frosted Paper Lorelei Peony

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the flower pattern below.
  2. Cut paper according to template using scissors or a cutting machine.
  3. Shape and curl all of your paper petals using a curling tool.
  4. Cut a 4-inch piece of 18-gauge wire.

Full tutorial available for members to download below.

frosted paper Lorelei peony tutorial by Lia Griffith

frosted paper Lorelei peonies
frosted paper Lorelei peonies with fresh flowers and greenery
handmade frosted paper Lorelei peony
DIY frosted paper Lorelei peony
frosted paper Lorelei peony with real flowers and greenery for bouquet

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Want more paper flower patterns and tutorials? Browse our frosted paper flowers for more ideas on what you can make with this craft paper.