Tie Dye Coffee Filter Flowers

A bloomin' good bouquet! Make this colourful coffee filter flower craft, then give the DIY flower arrangement or display it at home.

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  • Crayola Washable Markers
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Jar
  • Paper Towels
  • Coffee Filters
  • Water
  • Chenille Stems

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Mix and match different coloured paper towel and coloured coffee filters to get a variety of exciting flower designs.


Step 1

To make wicked flower, use markers to colour coffee filter.

Step 2

Fold coffee filter in half 3 times to create triangle shape.

Step 3

Place folded coffee filter, tip down, in small amount of water. Let water wick through filter.

Step 4

Place wet coffee filter on paper towels. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 5

To make tie dye flower, place coffee filter on top of paper towels, colour with markers, then paint over with water. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 6

For both flower types, trim coloured paper towels to same width as coloured coffee filters.

Step 7

Place paper towel on top of filter. Fold in half twice. Twist bottom to make flower shape.

Step 8

Wrap end of flower with chenille stem.

Step 9

Bunch flowers together and wrap chenille stem around flower stems to create bouquet.

Step 10

Give as a gift or put on display!

  • Occasion:

    • Spring

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+,

    • Adult

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