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Pressed Flower Suncatcher

This pressed flower suncatcher craft is a really pretty craft to make for someone! Or make it as a beautiful spring craft. This would make a lovely birthday or Mother’s Day gift too!

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DIY Pressed Flower Suncatcher

DIY Pressed Flower Suncatcher

These suncatchers look so pretty on the window! You can make a collection of them, or just make one and place it in your favorite window spot. These would also look great on a classroom window!

Suncatcher with Pressed Flowers

You can make this a two-part activity, collecting and saving flowers and then creating the suncatcher. City park grasses around playgrounds often have lots of wildflowers that will get cut throughout the spring and summer. Picking some of those wildflowers before they are cut are perfect for this activity.

If you’ve never made your own pressed flowers, it is really easy! See our simple tutorial how to press flowers.

How to Make Pressed Suncatchers

For another way to make these suncatchers, try making a heart shape. We used red, pink and white flowers and made these heart-shaped pressed flower suncatchers.

Pressed Flower Suncatcher with Hearts

To make the heart version, we used this small heart template.

Pressed Flower Heart Shaped Suncatcher

Watch the Video Tutorial!

Pressed Flower Suncatcher Craft

Supplies Needed

  • Small paper plate or bowl for tracing
  • Scissors
Pressed Flower Suncatcher DIY

How to Make a Pressed Flower Suncatcher

1. Start by tracing a small paper plate or bowl two times onto a self laminating sheet.

If you plan to make just 1 suncatcher, you can cut out the circles first. Then use one circle to add on top when you are done.

If you plan to make 2 suncatchers, follow the steps below.

If you’d like to make a heart shape, use our heart template here.

Trace Paper Plate
Trace 2 circles on laminate paper

2. Add the pressed flowers to the sticky side of the self laminating sheet.

Add Pressed Flowers to Laminate Paper

Keep adding flowers or leaves until you are happy with the way it looks. You can fill it in really well or leave a lot of space between the flowers, both methods look nice.

Add Pressed Flowers

3. Add another self laminating sheet on top.

Press firmly down to seal the two sheets together.

Add Another Laminate Paper

4. Cut out the suncatchers.

Cut slightly inside the traced line if you do not want the traced line to be on your suncatcher.

Cut out Suncatchers

5. You can hang on your windows with some double sided tape or glue dots.

Make Pressed Flower Suncatchers

These make the prettiest suncatchers for your windows! And if you love suncatchers, see more fun suncatcher crafts below!

More Suncatcher Crafts

Rainbow Suncatcher Craft

Rainbow Suncatcher

Heart Suncatcher
Valentine’s Day

Heart Suncatcher

Leaf Suncatcher Craft

Leaf Suncatcher Craft

Earth Suncatcher Craft

Earth Suncatcher Craft

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20 comments on “Pressed Flower Suncatcher”

    1. You must use pressed flowers or fresh flowers will go brown. Some pressed leaves or flowers may brown in direct sunlight so keep them placed out of direct sunlight.

  1. Love your site and ideas! I may do the suncatchers with my students for a positive school climate activity and add some words to these!!!

  2. Char Upchurch

    Hi! I love this idea! I am a former preschool teacher and daycare owner, and now have great nieces and nephews as well as my grandbabies at home with me quite a bit. I am always looking for new craft ideas to surprise their parents with for special occasions. I think I am going to try this one, but with a twist…I am going to try to put a small photo in the center of flowers, and put the entire project in a 5×7 picture frame. I will try to remember post a pic.

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