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Giant Spiral Flower Number DIY

by Danyelle Mathews

It’s easy to stress over decorations when planning a party. I sometimes let my mind get carried away and convince myself that EVERYTHING needs to be decorated when in reality, my favorite parties are simple, low stress events. This foam board number cut out that has been covered with spiral paper flowers will give your space a nice festive feel and won’t cause any undue stress when it’s time to decorate.

Spiral Flower Number DIY | Oh Happy Day!Spiral Flower Number DIY | Oh Happy Day!

Click through for instructions…

Materials: Cardstock, Foam Core Board, Glue Dots, Scissors

Step 1: Cut your cardstock into a square.
Step 2: Round off the corners of the square.
Step 3: Begin cutting the cardstock into a spiral, working your way to the center.
Step 4: Leave the center circle about the size of a quarter.
Step 5: Add a couple of Glue Dots to the center circle.
Step 6: Begin rolling the end tail of the spiral.
Step 7: Hold the paper tightly as you roll so as to not unravel the flower you’re creating.
Step 8: When the spiral has been completely rolled to center circle, simply press the the flower spiral and the circle center together. The glue dots will keep the flower from unraveling.
Step 9: Cut out a number or letter from foam core board.
Step 10: Attach the flowers to the board using glue dots.

Spiral Flower Number DIY | Oh Happy Day!Spiral Flower Number DIY | Oh Happy Day!

  1. Asmita

    August 21, 2013

    Gorgeous work!

  2. Jennifer

    August 21, 2013

    I love this! So simple yet chic!

  3. Jess

    August 21, 2013

    Oooooh, I love this idea! And the color palette you chose is just lovely.

  4. lyndsay // coco cake land

    August 21, 2013

    those are the dang near cutest paper rosettes ever. i LOVE this tutorial danyelle! i hear ya, i just had my kid’s 1st birthday party and it was idea overload… i ended up keeping it pretty cute and simple and it was much more relaxing for me and our guests!

    cannot wait to try this rosy cute idea for something! thanks for posting!

  5. Michelle @ Full Belly, Worn Soles

    August 21, 2013

    What a cute decoration for a kid’s birthday party. It would also make a great photo op prop!

  6. Ally and Woozle

    August 21, 2013

    Nice idea!!! I should hang one o the wall for the toddler’s next birthday 😉
    Thank you for sharing 😉

  7. April

    August 21, 2013

    So adorable!! SUCH a good idea! I can’t wait to try this out!!

  8. April

    August 21, 2013

    So adorable, simple, and utterly chic! I can’t wait to try this out 😀

  9. Séco

    August 21, 2013

    Amazing! And lots of work to to go through all of the flowers. Can’t wait to see the rest of the decor!

  10. Olive

    August 22, 2013

    WOW! My little brother turned 4 few days ago and I’m sorry I didn’t find this DIY idea before..
    I’m sure gonna keep it for next year 🙂
    Thanks a lot!

  11. Kelly-Anne

    August 22, 2013

    I think more instruction may be necessary here. 🙁

  12. Cara

    August 22, 2013

    Wow! Love this idea – and it looks so simple to do, too (though, don’t all DIY projects seem to start out that way?!).

    And I totally agree on how easy it is to go overboard with decor and planning for parties – we’re a little over a week away from my kiddo’s first birthday, and I’ve pretty much made this into my own mini- wedding. You’d think I’d have some perspective considering she’s not even going to remember this, but sadly, I don’t. Even still, I’ll be adding this idea to next year’s decor list . . .

  13. Meagan

    August 22, 2013

    How do you get them to look like anything other than rolled up tubes of paper? That’s what I keep ending up with. 🙁

  14. Lisette Wolter-McKinley

    August 22, 2013

    I love the simplicity of the large numbers. Big impact and clean lines.

  15. Libby

    August 22, 2013

    So pretty! Your work is so lovely! Happy weekend!

  16. Célia

    August 24, 2013

    I like that !
    Can you tell me where you found the mint paper ? Thanks !

  17. Paulette Leto

    September 2, 2013

    I’m afraid to ask, but how long did it take to decorate that 4? It’s so beautiful, but yikes, that looks like an entire day’s work for someone like me!

  18. crissie

    September 4, 2013

    i’m speechless..this is so adorable!

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