Pretty Paper Quill Flowers in a Watering Can: Easy DIY

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Kids spring time paper flower quill craft

Spring is in full swing and we’ve been making lots of fun paper flower crafts and spring crafts with the kids.

This adorable quill flower papercraft is not very complicated, but looks like it took a lot of work!

This is the perfect springtime craft for your self or for kids!

Here are our step by step instructions. Make sure to sign up at the bottom and get access to our extensive crafting resource library! It’s got tons of printables and useful tools for your crafting fun!

Supplies Needed:


  1. Cardstock paper
  2. Colored craft papers
  3. Pencil
  4. Scissors
  5. Glue

Step 1: Gather Your Paper Quill Flower Supplies

Select a few different pieces of colored craft papers and trace the template patterns on them.

Use scissors to cut out the traced patterns.  Trace the watering can and the semi-circle pattern on some cardstock. Trace out the rest of the patterns on the craft paper.

Step by step paper quill flowers

Step 2: Start Rolling Your Flowers

Roll the spiral patterns to create rolled flowers. Grab 1 big flower cut out and one small flower cut out.

Glue the small flower on the top of the big one.

paper quill flowers

Step 3: Arranging Your Flowers

Glue the rolled up flowers on the center of the smaller flower cut outs.

Now fold your leaves in half lengthwise and open them back up. This will create a leave-like line down the center.

paper quill flowers

Step 4: Assemble Your Watering Can

Now gather your watering can and semi-circle cutouts.

Glue the semi-circle to the top of the watering can, giving you a space to glue down your flowers above the watering can opening.

pretty paper quill flowers diy

Step 5: Glue Your First Layer of Flowers Down

Now you can glue your first layer of flowers above the watering can’s opening.

Step by step paper quill flowers in watering can

Step 6: Glue the Last of your Paper Flowers Down

Now you can glue your last few paper flowers down in a layer above your first layer of flowers.

paper quill flower easy steep by step

Step 7: Glue Down your Leaves

Now you can glue down your leaves in between your paper flowers. Try to use them to completely fill up the rest of your semi-circle so it doesn’t show.

Once your craft is fully assembled, allow it to dry for a few hours.

paper quill flowers directions

Enjoy your pretty paper flowers!

Adorable spring time kids craft. This fun and simple to make paper flower craft looks beautiful when finished. Comes with a free printable paper flower template you can download too!

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