Paper Flowers are Always in Season Make playful party decorations, luscious bouquets, and sophisticated floral centerpieces with inexpensive tissue and crepe paper. Paper to Petal walks you through the easy basics of transforming simple materials into a vibrant display of fanciful handmade blooms suitable for every occasion. Design experts Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell inspire you to get creative with their time-tested techniques. Customize every petal, leaf or stem to go dramatic or delicate; mimic nature or fashion your blossoms in any color you can imagine to make something uniquely personal. You’ll be amazed how easy it is to produce these gorgeous flower projects. These exquisite blooms never wilt, are always in style, and are endlessly fun to create, share, and give to everyone you love.
A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals
Author: Tiffanie Turner
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for arrangements, art, décor, wearables and more, from San Francisco botanical artist Tiffanie Turner. The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an elevated art and craft guide that features complete step-by-step instructions for over 30 of Tiffanie Turner’s widely admired, unique, lifelike paper flowers and their foliage, from bougainvillea to English roses to zinnias. In the book, Turner also guides readers through making her signature giant paper peony, shares all of her secrets for special paper treatments, candy-striping, playing with color and creating botanical imperfections, and shows how to turn paper flowers into gorgeous garlands, headdresses, bouquets and more. These stunning creations can be made from simple and inexpensive materials and the book's detailed tutorials and beautiful photography make it easy to achieve dramatic and lifelike results.
How to Handcraft and Arrange Enchanting Paper Flowers
Author: Jennifer Tran
Publisher: Hardie Grant
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Let Flowersmith be your crafting companion through the wonderful world of paper flowers. This is the definitive guide to handcrafting and arranging true-to-life paper flowers. Through craftsmanship, expert styling and beautiful photography, this book elevates paper flowers to an art form. Inside, you'll find everything you need to know about the art of flower making, from the basic skills you'll need, through to crafting realistic flower arrangements for every season. With more than 30 flower and foliage projects included, you'll also find practical step-by-step instructions and photos, and templates you can cut out and use again and again. 'With just some paper and mundane tools, Jennifer is able to create intensely beautiful works of art.' Richard Aloisio, Art Director, The New York Times
Fill your home with paper flowers! They're easy to make, lovely to look at, and best of all--they'll never wilt! Paper is pretty much the least expensive craft material you'll find. It's also one of the most versatile. With a pile of colored sheets, a pair of scissors, and The Art of Paper Flowers, you can create gorgeous bouquets to give away or keep for yourself. For anyone who's an avid home crafter or future home-decor online vendor, this book will get your creative juices flowering, err, flowing. The Art of Paper Flowers makes it easy for anyone to create beautiful roses, orchids, tulips, and more--completely out of paper. There are thirty-five flowers included in the book, and each pattern is accompanied by a complete list of materials required, step-by-step instructions for creating the flower, original paper-folding techniques from the author, full-size patterns, and color photos for reference. Additionally throughout the book, there are interesting bits of trivia, myths, or folklore for each delicate flower. The book also includes a foreword by Rosie O'Donnell. All the basic information is here in The Art of Paper Flowers for readers to make their own impressive paper flower bouquets. From mastering the skill of paper manipulation to achieving seamless gluing and coloring practices, you'll make flowers look incredibly realistic. Whether you're creating gifts, decorations for an event, or home decor, The Art of Paper Flowers will have you arranging stunning flowers in no time!
Paper flowers are cropping up everywhere, taking centre stage in upmarket window displays and bringing pops of colour to winter weddings. They make a great impact, and offer an uplifting hit of colour at times when real flowers are scarce or too expensive. Best of all, they're easy and enjoyable to make. 100 Simple Paper Flowers shows you how to put together dozens of ideas. With templates and projects, discover how a handful of techniques can work across the board, whether you want a bunch of daisies for your desk or an outsize bouquet of lilies for an event.
Playing with Size, Shape, and Color to Create Spectacular Paper Arrangements
Author: Livia Cetti
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
In The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Arrangements, artist Livia Cetti ups the ante with a host of grander and more intricate flowers and projects—more blooms, more petals, stronger stems, and bigger, bolder arrangements! Cetti will teach you how to play with size, shape, color, and texture to create 25 vibrant single stems in a variety of natural shapes—globes, spikes, bells, saucers, rectangles, cones, and arcs—including hydrangeas, coral charm peonies, honeysuckles, and paperwhites. Then, you’ll use these elemental shapes to build the 15 bright, abundant arrangements, including bold wreaths, bountiful bouquets, fantastical gilded wall art, and blooming garlands. Introducing new, neverbefore-seen techniques for dyeing paper and creating moldable leaves and petals, this gorgeous guide is perfect for crafters of all skill levels interested in making realistic and unique home decor, gifts, accessories, and entertaining essentials.
Create stylized versions of real flowers, whimsical fantasy flowers, and beautiful floral balls and wreaths—40 designs in all—using cut, folded, and glued paper. Step-by-step folding instructions are included, with hundreds of color diagrams.
25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More
Author: Amy Anderson,Jeffery Rudell
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Provides twenty-five patterns for making paper flowers, using step-by-step instructions for creating such flowers as roses, poinsettias, poppies, and lilies, and includes suggestions for paper flower craft projects.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News is a vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family. Quoyle, a third-rate newspaper hack, with a “head shaped like a crenshaw, no neck, reddish hair...features as bunched as kissed fingertips,” is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife meets her just desserts. An aunt convinces Quoyle and his two emotionally disturbed daughters to return with her to the starkly beautiful coastal landscape of their ancestral home in Newfoundland. Here, on desolate Quoyle’s Point, in a house empty except for a few mementos of the family’s unsavory past, the battered members of three generations try to cobble up new lives. Newfoundland is a country of coast and cove where the mercury rarely rises above seventy degrees, the local culinary delicacy is cod cheeks, and it’s easier to travel by boat and snowmobile than on anything with wheels. In this harsh place of cruel storms, a collapsing fishery, and chronic unemployment, the aunt sets up as a yacht upholsterer in nearby Killick-Claw, and Quoyle finds a job reporting the shipping news for the local weekly, the Gammy Bird (a paper that specializes in sexual-abuse stories and grisly photos of car accidents). As the long winter closes its jaws of ice, each of the Quoyles confronts private demons, reels from catastrophe to minor triumph—in the company of the obsequious Mavis Bangs; Diddy Shovel the strongman; drowned Herald Prowse; cane-twirling Beety; Nutbeem, who steals foreign news from the radio; a demented cousin the aunt refuses to recognize; the much-zippered Alvin Yark; silent Wavey; and old Billy Pretty, with his bag of secrets. By the time of the spring storms Quoyle has learned how to gut cod, to escape from a pickle jar, and to tie a true lover’s knot.
The Beginner's Guide to Making and Arranging Beautiful Blooms
Author: Lia Griffith
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
With 30 projects and an introduction to both crafting paper flowers and working with crepe paper, this book is full of inspiration and expert advice for beginners. If you have a Cricut Maker, you can download the templates to your machine so you can enjoy your own homemade bouquets in no time. Crepe paper is the best material for creating paper flowers, especially for beginners. It's forgiving and malleable--easy to cut, bend, curl, and shape into peony petals, daffodil trumpets, chrysanthemum blooms, and more. And if you have a Cricut Maker, you can easily cut out the shapes from templates you download for free on Lia Griffith's website using a code. Then, follow instructions for crafting the flowers to arrange and display in vases and pots and as bouquets and wreaths.
More Than 50 Easy Paper Blooms and Gorgeous Arrangements You Can Make at Home
Author: Chantal Larocque
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
These amazingly simple step-by-step tutorials inspire crafters to decorate their lives with brightly colored and boldly textured flowers that never die.Through her popular Etsy shop, Paper & Peony, Chantal Larocque creates custom paper flower arrangements for events, weddings and everyday, all infused with her signature bold style and fun colors. Now, with this book readers can learn how to make her flowers and favorite arrangements step by step using easy-to-find supplies and common cardstock. Chantal's use of cardstock instead of the more common tissue or crepe paper gives the flowers a unique bold and full appearance that stands out. With this simple trick, no fancy tools or difficult-to-work-with papers are required, as in other paper flower books on the market. Readers will be amazed at how quick and easy it is to craft these stunning flowers and arrangements. Not only do readers learn how to make each bloom step by step, they also learn to use a variety of those blooms for stunning statement arrangements. The photos showing each step reveal Chantal's secret techniques that give a life-like look to the flowers. Templates are provided at the back of the book for readers to trace onto their cardstock and cut out the petals and leaves. With this helpful and inspiring guide, readers will love creating bold and colorful flower arrangements that last forever. This book has 65 paper flower projects, including arrangements and bouquets, and it has more than 100 photos.
Paper Flower Making For Beginners! How to Make Beautiful Blooms & Turn Paper to Petals with Paper Flower Making Are You Ready To Learn ALL About Paper Flower Making? If So You've Come To The Right Place... No experience with paper flowers? No worries! This book is suited to the absolute beginner that's looking to get started with paper flower making, whether this be for your own enjoyment and a sense of self-accomplishment or perhaps even to make some extra cash as a side business... the choice is yours! Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains... A Brief History of Paper Flowers The Big Benefits of Paper Flowers (Must Read!) Equipment and Materials You Need for your Paper Flower Making Basic Parts of a Paper Flower Origami and Kirigami Paper Flowers How to Make Long Strip Paper Flowers How to Make Integrated Paper Flowers How to Make Cluster Paper Flowers How to Make Flower Buds Simple Projects Using Paper Flowers (Crowns, Terrariums & More) And Much, Much More! Order Your Copy And Get Started Now!
Fifteen simple projects for adult crafters offer step-by-step instructions for making lovely paper flowers. Full-color illustrations accompany the beginner-friendly directions, and supplies are easy to find at major craft stores.
Discover the next phase of mindful creativity with Papercraft Indoor Garden, a garden-themed papercrafting book that allows you to bring the outdoors into your home, no green thumb required. Decorate your home and experience mindfulness with this soothing papercutting activity book featuring fifteen projects to make by hand, including floral arrangements, houseplants, fruits, and vegetables. Simply cut and assemble vivid colored and patterned papers to create a botanical in your home or office.
Sweet Paper Crafts offers 25 unique DIY paper accents that make any home or celebration a little brighter. Make tiny star garlands to string over the mantel, delicate flower wreaths for the front door, cheerful package toppers, and much more! Mollie Greene's distinctive layered style incorporates collage techniques and use of found scraps, book pages, magazines, and old record jackets. With helpful templates, step-by-step photographs, beautiful shots of each whimsical piece, and plentiful ideas for one-of-a-kind creations, this book will motivate even novice crafters to start snipping their very own paper finery.
Crepe paper flowers are simple to craft yet stunning to behold, whether in a keepsake corsage, beautiful bouquet, or a stylish centerpiece. Using this all-in-one kit, complete with crepe paper, wire, floral tape, and an illustrated project book, make nine exquisite types of blossoms—and up to 24 fabulous flowers. Beautiful Paper Flowers includes: 24 sheets of multi-hued crepe paper * floral wire * green floral tape * 24 stamens * Making Paper Flowers, a 64-page illustrated project book with templates for nine lifelike blossoms plus various leaf designs Designs include: Basic Rose; Dahlias Three Ways: Water Lily Style, Cactus Style, and Round Style; Frilly Carnation; Pretty Peony; Eye-Popping Poppy; Precious Anemone; and Springtime Daffodil.
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.