Turn Basic Tissue Paper Into a Party-Worthy Flower Cake Topper

You won't believe how easy and affordable it is to create these party or wedding-worthy blooms.

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Make your next celebration pop with these DIY paper flower cake toppers! There are endless ways to use these blooms for decor; from simple floral accents to a custom wedding flourish. The simple, minimalist look of these flowers will have your event bursting with originality and charm.

Materials Needed

  • toothpicks
  • scissors
  • white glue

Fold + Cut Petals

Fold selected tissue paper accordion-style to cut through several layers at once. Use petal template and cut several single petals. Fringe selected tissue paper.

Attach Petals to Toothpick

Glue at the tip of the toothpick. Wrap fringe paper around the tip of the toothpick. Add a dab of glue to base of single petals & wrap around the fringe. Roll outer layer petals.

Add Leaves

Use leaf template to cut selected tissue paper to accent shape. Glue leaf to the base of bloom and let dry.


Place flowers on top of the cake to add a festive flourish. 

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