DIY Felt Flower Accents for Scrapbooks and More

Spring is a great time to make your own flowers to dress up any layout, card, or mini album. Use felt to add fabulous texture and dimension and to create beautiful flowers that never fray. Follow these easy step-by-step directions to learn how to create your own fun felt flowers.

Felt flower by Sara Brunson. Supplies: Felt, embroidery floss, hot glue.



  • Felt (1- 1”x 5” strip; 19 petals: 6 small, 6 medium, 7 large; 2 leaves)
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun, glue sticks
  • Embroidery needle
  • Embroidery floss

Step-by-Step Directions

Step 1:

Fold long felt strip in half, length wise, glue along edge. Cut into roll all the way down strip. Roll strip, adding 5 to 6 dots of hot glue to hold.

Step 2:

Add strip of glue to bottom edge of first small petal. Layer small petals around center, overlapping each.

Step 3:

Continue layering medium-sized petals, followed by larger petals.

Step 4:

Stitch leaves using embroidery floss then attach to back of flower.

—Sara Brunson

Sara Brunson

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11 Responses to DIY Felt Flower Accents for Scrapbooks and More

  1. tape says:

    How do you make the petals? Are they just half circles?

  2. creatingkeepsakes says:

    That’s right, the petals are more or less just half-circles of felt. If you look in steps 2 and 3, you can see the shape of the individual pieces.

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  4. Andie says:

    Simply adorable I love that center!!

  5. Helen says:

    How big is the diameter of small, medium and large circles before you cut them in half?
    It is so pretty :) i wann make a lot of it

    Thank you for sharing the steps!

  6. Susan says:

    How do you put these on scrapbook pages? they are absolutely adorable, but doesn’t it make the book too bulky?

  7. Veronica says:

    These are so cute!

  8. Sheryl says:

    These are adorable. I think they would make great napkin rings. just glue them o to a strip of felt or store bought ring. Great for a Setting.

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  10. Lora says:

    Beautiful. I use these as brooches too.

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