By Fionnuala Doherty, Guide & Information Officer

Get inspired by this painting entitled Children with Fruit and Flowers (1777) by Reverend Matthew William Peters.

Children with Fruit and Flowers, by Rev Matthew William Peters, 1777, Oil on Canvas, 65 x 79 cm


This painting is currently on display in the Drawing Room of the State Apartments at Dublin Castle.  Today, we’re making an origami flower, so join us in making your own!  You could even make a beautiful headpiece or a bouquet of flowers.  Use the attached pdf and get creative!  Remember to share your photos with us at