Red paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums
November 11th

Paper Poppy Wall Decor with Free Template

There is nothing that symbolizes November 11th all over the world like the poppy. A field of poppies is an inspiring sight to see and is the inspiration behind our Paper Poppy Wall Decor. The combination of the red and orange petals popping on a wall, with textured black and yellow centres, makes these pretty paper poppies a beautiful 3D piece of art. 

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Paper Poppy Wall Art on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

A huge bonus for this craft is that it only needs three materials – paper, scissors and glue. It couldn’t be easier to create a stunning November 11th decoration!

Paper Poppy Wall Art on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

What You’ll Need:

  • Red, orange, yellow, black and green construction paper
  • Petal Template
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Wall tack or removable glue dots
Flower petals cut from red paper by Champagne and Sugarplums

Start by cutting six large flower petals from the red paper using the free template provided. These should be about 5″ wide by 6″ long.

Cutting slits into the bottom of red paper flower petals by Champagne and Sugarplums

Cut a slit into the bottom edge of each petal, about 1.5″ deep.

Gluing split ends of red paper flower petals together by Champagne and Sugarplums

Slightly fold one of the split edges over the other and then glue in place. This will lift the petals and give them depth.

Gluing red paper flower petals together with a hot glue to create a large flower by Champagne and Sugarplums

First glue three of the petals together to form a centre point and then add three more petals to make a flower. Glue in place.

Cutting a black paper circle from paper and fringing the edges by Champagne and Sugarplums

Use a small dish or other round object to make a circle from the black paper. Snip the edges of the circle all the way around and then use your fingers to ‘curl’ or fold the cuts to make them stand up.

Paper Poppy Wall Decor

One black and one yellow fringed circle side by side on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Repeat the step to make a matching yellow circle.

Gluing first a yellow and then a black paper circle to the centre of red paper flower by Champagne and Sugarplums

Glue first the yellow and then the black circle to the centre of the flowers.

Four completed medium sized red paper flowers by Champagne and Sugarplums

Repeat all of these steps to make some medium sized poppies. These will be about 3″ wide by 4″ long.

Two completed small sized orange paper flowers by Champagne and Sugarplums

And one more time to make the smallest poppies, this time in orange. The size of these ones are around 2″ wide by 3″ long.

Assembled red and orange paper flowers of various sizes on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

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Step by step of how to make green paper leaves by Champagne and Sugarplums

Make some leaves from green paper. Begin by folding the paper in half and then cutting a long, slim oval on the fold. With the paper still folded, cut small indents along the curved edge. Unfold the leaves and glue some together in small bunches to go around the flowers.

Paper Poppy Wall Art on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper Poppy Wall Art on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums
Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums
Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paper flowers on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

We hope you loved this Paper Poppy Wall Decor craft as much as we do!

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