The Fine Art of Paper Flowers

A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals

Author: Tiffanie Turner

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 264

View: 351

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.

The Art of Making Paper Flowers

Full-size Patterns and Instructions for 15 Realistic Blossoms

Author: Constance Rutherford

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 31

View: 477

Create 15 enchanting blooms. Noted crafts expert Constance Rutherford provides detailed instructions dozens of helpful diagrams and illustrations and 16 pages of template printed on heavy stock to make realistic roses, sunflowers, zinnias and more.

Crepe Paper Flowers

The Beginner's Guide to Making and Arranging Beautiful Blooms

Author: Lia Griffith

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 678

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.

How to Make 100 Paper Flowers

Ideas and Instruction for Folding, Cutting, and Simple Sculptures

Author: Maria Noble

Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 115

Provides instructions for creating flowers out of paper and other materials, including orchids, magnolias, and daffodils.

Hecho En Tejas

Texas-Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts

Author: Joe S. Graham

Publisher: University of North Texas Press

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Category: Art

Page: 358

View: 655

When the early Spanish and Mexican colonists came to settle Texas, they brought with them a rich culture, the diversity of which is nowhere more evident than in the folk art and folk craft. This first book-length publication to focus on Texas-Mexican material culture shows the richness of Tejano folk arts and crafts traditions.

Paper to Petal

75 Whimsical Paper Flowers to Craft by Hand

Author: Rebecca Thuss

Publisher: Potter Craft

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 563

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.

Origami Ikebana

Create Lifelike Paper Flower Arrangements: Includes Origami Book with 38 Projects and Downloadable Video Instructions

Author: Benjamin John Coleman

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 727

Make realistic and decorative paper flower arrangements with this stunning origami book. The Japanese art of flower arranging is an age-old practice that honors nature and creates beauty through harmony and balance. This brand new book, Origami Ikebana, shows you how to create unique ikebana-inspired paper flower arrangements any time of the year. Since discovering ikebana some years ago, origami artist and author Benjamin Coleman has worked on developing techniques that enable him to create ikebana-style floral arrangements with simple folded paper. In this book, Coleman combines the principles and techniques of ikebana, origami and makigami (paper rolling) to create beautiful and lifelike paper flower arrangements. You'll learn how to construct stems from paper-mache-like makigami rolls and cap them with exquisite folded paper flowers and leaves, as well as how to display the arrangements on stone-like bases made of paper. Topics covered in this ground-breaking origami book include: Basic origami flower folding and assembly techniques Painting the leaves and flowers to enhance realism Using incremental leaf sizes for a greater sense of depth Making stems using makigami paper rolling techniques Creating "stone" bases for your arrangement from origami paper Dozens of different origami flower arrangements are described in this book and the downloadable video contains detailed step-by-step video lessons showing you how to create each model. Don't spend a fortune on real flowers and plants that will wilt in a week—make your own beautiful paper floral arrangements that will last forever! This origami book contains: 128 page, full-color book Step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and photographs Origami flower folding and arranging techniques and tips 8 different leaf types 30 flower types Downloadable instructional video

The art of Japanese paper

masks, lanterns, kites, dolls, origami

Author: Dominique Buisson

Publisher:

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Category: Handicraft

Page: 223

View: 623

The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations

Playing with Size, Shape, and Color to Create Spectacular Paper Arrangements

Author: Livia Cetti

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 533

In The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations, 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.