Apply stain to the dowel.
Use a stapler to attach a ribbon to the dowel for the floral decoration to hang from.
Cut streamers to size. Apply paint accent colors to the paper as desired to create paper flowers.
Cut additional pieces of streamer for the flower stem and the inner part of the flower.
Use hot glue to carefully assemble the flowers. Make as many flowers as desired. 16 flowers are used in the pictured floral hanging decoration.
Attach clear, thin, fishing line to the end of each flower. Attach multiple flowers to each line, then attach each line to the dowel using hot glue.