DIY Hawaiian Luau Decorations: How to Make A Paper Flower Wreath

Are you planning a Hawaiian luau party and need some cheap Hawaiian luau decorations? Check out this DIY Luau decoration tutorial on how to make a Hawaiian paper flower wreath. Scroll for the full instructions!
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Are you hosting a summer BBQ or Hawaiian party? Or just want to add a bit of tropical decor to your next party?

Planning a Hawaiian luau party can be a lot of fun! You’ll want to play Hawaiian music in the background. You can even look on YouTube for Hawaiian hula dance instructional videos.

And we can’t forget about the food! Try making your own Huli Huli Chicken or Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken as a main entree and homemade Pineapple Ice Cream for dessert!

But, what really ties a Hawaiian luau party together is with the DIY luau decorations! Find out exactly how to make a Hawaiian paper flower wreath that will add the perfect touch to your Hawaiian-themed party!

And since you probably already have paper at home, it’s are super cheap Hawaiian decorations!

Keep scrolling to get the free template and instructions!
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Paper Flower Wreath FAQs

What’s the best paper to make flowers?

Cardstock really is best when making this Hawaiian paper flower wreath. That’s because it holds it shape more than regular construction paper. Same goes if you are making 3D paper flowers.

What’s the difference between construction paper and cardstock?

Construction paper is usually fairly flimsy, as it’s the same weight as printer paper. Although construction paper also can be a tiny bit bumpy. Cardstock is super smooth and a much heavier weight than construction paper.

DIY Hawaiian Luau Decorations: How to Make a Hawaiian Paper Flower Wreath

Supplies Needed for your Hawaiian Paper Wreath:DIY Hawaiian Luau Decorations: How to Make A Paper Flower Wreath featured by top Hawaii blog, Hawaii Travel with Kids

  1. Colored craft papers
  2. Craft glue
  3. Wreath base or cardstock paper
  4. Pencil
  5. Scissors
  6. Hawaiian Paper Flower Wreath Template

How to Make a Hawaiian Paper Flower Wreath – Instructions:

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Select different colored craft papers, would be great if you can gather 2 shades of each color for the flower craft.

Grab 2 shades of any colored craft paper and trace the big flower pattern on one paper and the small flower pattern on the other paper. Trace the small circle on yellow paper and the leaf patterns on green paper.

Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

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Stick the small flower pattern in the center of the big flower pattern. Stick the small circle in the center of the small flower pattern. 

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Grab as many colored craft papers as you wish and prepare enough paper flowers to fill the whole wreath base. You can use our wreath base template or you can prepare a customized base.

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Determine a size for the wreath and cut out the base from cardstock paper. 

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Start to attach the paper flowers on the wreath base. Keeping the flowers close to each other but also keeping enough space to attach the paper leaves on the base.

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Once you are done sticking the flowers and filling the wreath base, you can stick the leaves in between the flowers to give it a nicer look!

Yield: 1 Wreath

How to Make A Hawaiian Luau Flower Wreath

DIY Hawaiian Luau Decorations: How to Make A Paper Flower Wreath featured by top Hawaii blog, Hawaii Travel with Kids

Planning a backyard Hawaiian luau party? This paper flower wreath is easy to make and oh-so-cute! Plus, you can re-use it or recycle it when you are done. It's the perfect DIY luau decoration for any summer party!

Active Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour

Materials

  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue
  • Wreath base or cardstock paper.
  • Pencil

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Select different colored craft papers, would be great if you can gather 2 shades of each color for the flower craft. Grab 2 shades of any colored craft paper and trace the big flower pattern on one paper and the small flower pattern on the other paper. Trace the small circle on yellow paper and the leaf patterns on green paper. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.
  2. Stick the small flower pattern in the center of the big flower pattern. Stick the small circle in the center of the small flower pattern. 
  3. Grab as many colored craft papers as you wish and prepare enough paper flowers to fill the whole wreath base. You can use our wreath base template or you can prepare a customized base.
  4. Determine a size for the wreath and cut out the base from cardstock paper. 
  5. Start to attach the paper flowers on the wreath base. Keeping the flowers close to each other but also keeping enough space to attach the paper leaves on the base.
  6. Once you are done sticking the flowers and filling the wreath base, you can stick the leaves in between the flowers to give it a nicer look! 
Looking for more DIY Luau Party Decorations? Find out how to make a Pineapple Centerpiece, Paper Plumeria Flowers, a Paper Flower Lei, and a Palm Tree Centerpiece!

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