These paper flowers use a variety of materials such as cardstock, scrapbook paper, tissue paper, metallic text-weight paper, and crepe paper.
Paper flower may refer to a type of artificial flower. As soon as the Chinese invented paper in 100 B.C., they began fashioning it into lanterns, fans, and, of course, flowers. The flowers would be placed in buoyant containers and then floated in water as a meditative religious offering.
Artificial flowers are imitations of natural flowering plants used for commercial or residential decoration. They are sometimes made for scientific purposes the collection of glass flowers.