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 need some tropical luau decor ideas for 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 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 super cheap Hawaiian decorations too!
Keep scrolling to get the free template and instructions!
DIY Hawaiian Luau Decorations: How to Make a Hawaiian Paper Flower Wreath
Here is one of the best DIY tropical party decorations for your DIY Hawaiian theme party you can make right now!
Supplies Needed for your Hawaiian Paper Wreath:
- Colored craft papers
- Craft glue
- Wreath base or cardstock paper
- Hawaiian Paper Flower Wreath Template
How to Make a Hawaiian Paper Flower Wreath – Instructions:
Here are the simple instructions to make your hibiscus flowers wreath for your Hawaiian luau-themed party.
Select different colored craft papers. It would be great if you could 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 piece of paper and the small flower pattern on the other paper. Repeat for as many different colors as you want.
Trace the small circle on yellow paper and the tropical leaves patterns on green paper.
Cut out the traced patterns nicely.
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.
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.
Determine a size for the wreath and cut out the base from cardstock paper.
Start to attach the paper flowers to the wreath base. Keeping the flowers close to each other but also keeping enough space to attach the paper leaves on the base.
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!
How to Make A Hawaiian Luau Flower Wreath
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!
- Colored craft papers
- Craft glue
- Wreath base or cardstock paper.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Determine a size for the wreath and cut out the base from cardstock paper.
- 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.
- 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!
Other Hawaiian Party Decorations to Make
This is just one of the inexpensive DIY Hawaiian Luau party decorations you can make at home. If you want more, you can try making some DIY tiki party decorations if you have a tiki bar party.
Other luau-themed party ideas include palm trees, tropical fruit, sandy beaches, real coconuts, pineapples, and much more.
Here is another fun flower wreath you can make for your fun party.
Of course, you can’t have a luau without some leis. Those are Luau party supplies you won’t want to go without! Here is how you can make your own Hawaiian leis.
A white tablecloth goes a long way, especially when you have other fun Hawaiian party-theme decorations you make. You can make a table skirt to look like a grass skirt too! That would look great on the dessert table.
Then you can add in some DIY Hawaiian plumerias spread throughout the table. Find the instructions for those HERE.
For your centerpieces, try these other homemade Hawaiian decorations.
You might like some pineapple centerpieces or upcycle some glass bottles in a cute Hawaiian theme.
You can find a super easy and fun palm tree centerpiece HERE.
If you can find some tiki torches, that will make your Hawaiian Luau party extra special!
These are just a few of the Hawaiian DIY decorations, but there are plenty of others you can make as well.
Paper Flower Wreath FAQs
Cardstock really is best when making this Hawaiian paper flower wreath. That’s because it holds its shape more than regular construction paper. The same goes if you are making 3D paper flowers.
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.
To decorate for a luau, these homemade luau decorations will be perfect! You can make some flower garlands and wreaths, DIY palm trees, hula skirts, flip flops, and pineapple centerpieces! You really can’t go wrong with any DIY Hawaiian decorations!
Hawaiian Party Decorations DIY Wrap Up
Hopefully, these aloha party ideas give you all the luau party supplies you need to make your party decorations extra special. This paper flower wreath is the perfect way to start creating your party decorations.
Your Hawaiian luau party will be a hit with these Hawaiian decorations DIY!