DIY paper palm leaves step by step. DIY paper palm spears tutorial with pictures and video. Paper palm fronds tutorial. In the following article, we will you the easiest method to make paper palm leaves for home decor.

DIY paper palm leaves step by step

DIY paper palm leaves step by step

Nowadays dried palm leaves are trending, these paper palm leaves look so classy and give an elegant, earthy and tropical touch to your home decoration, so why not make its paper version. Save lots of money by DIY palm leaves.

You can place these paper palm leaves in a vase or you can hang them on the wall, or tie them in the shape of a wreath to use them as a bohemian lampshade. Basically, you can use these paper palm spears for many other projects. So let’s start the tutorial.

Supplies needed to make the paper palm leaf

 You can use any colour to make these leaves, make sure the paper is thicker than the normal paper to give the leaves a more spiky and sharp look. I used brown-coloured paper because it gives boho earthy vibes.

  • Scissor
  • Thin crepe paper to wrap the wooden skewer and to create a stem base.
  • Glue or Hot Glue
  • Wooden skewers

Before you start you might want to watch the paper palm leaf video tutorial here

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Step One

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Cut along the drawn line.

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Cut your paper 15 inches in length and 13 inches wide. Then fold it in half and draw a kind of half oval shape.

Cut along the drawn lines as sown in the picture.

Step Two

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Tightly fold your leaves and mark the centre of your fan leaf. Now start fan folding the paper like the way we make paper fans. Fold the paper from the flat bottom to the end. Tightly fold your leaves and mark the centre of your fan leaf.

Step Three

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Once all the holes are created, take out the needle and start inserting the wooden skewer through the holes created.

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Now take a big needle or anything similar to that and start creating small holes so our wooden skewers can fit easily. Start inserting the needle from the centre as shown below. Once all the holes are created, take out the needle and start inserting the wooden skewer through the holes created.

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Step Four

Fold the ends of your fan leaf, the wooden skewer will be in between these two halves of the fan leaf. Apply hot glue in the centre on the wooden skewer as well as on the edges then stick them together.

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It will look like this after sticking the two halves.

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It will look like this after sticking the two halves.

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Step Five

Now to give it a spiky look, start cutting palm edges to create tips. Just follow the pictures shown below to cut the perfect spiky leaves shape.

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the end result of paper palm leaf

After cutting the leaves’ shape, slightly bend the pointy side of the leaves to give it a natural look.

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Step Six

Now take thin crepe paper and cut a strip about 1.5cm wide and wrap it around the wooden skewer. Use the paper in the same colour in which you have made the palm leaves.

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repeat the process with the other palm leaves
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Step Seven

Now it’s time to make “the stem base” by wrapping the same crepe paper near the bottom fold of the leaf as shown below.

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seal the handle of the palm leaf

And you are done!

Here I have created three palm leaves, the bigger one in the centre is more in the lightest shade of brown colour. Another cool paper project is the gift bag tutorial for Father’s Day. Check it out here.

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