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DIY storybook paper roses. DIY storybook paper roses You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-17711" title="diy-paper-flowers-1" src="<a pearltreesdevid="PTD650" rel="nofollow" href=" class="vglnk"><span pearltreesdevid="PTD651">http</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD653">://</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD655">www</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD657">. Craft Supplies:Paper Grosgrain Ribbon, ½ Width cut to 4 inch lengths 16 Gauge Wire cut to 15 inch lengths Glue Gun Glue Sticks (low temp) Scissors Wire Cutters Step 1: Gather materials.

Step 2: Cutting. Step 3: Shaping. DIY - Paper Flower Wall Decor From Ruche. Hi Ladies, I've finally had a chance to put together this DIY post from Ruche's first Spring lookbook.

DIY - Paper Flower Wall Decor From Ruche

Sorry for the delay! Everything is extremely easy and can spruce up any plain wall in your home. 1. How to Make a Paper Orchid. My favorite ways to use this paper orchid are on top of a gift and to clip into your hair for a tropical event.

How to Make a Paper Orchid

But I am guessing that you all have at least another dozen great ideas for using this ever blooming bit of bliss. Maybe napkin rings or added to a tropical centerpiece? With only 4 pieces, this is so far the easiest paper flower I have posted. So print either the bright pink or white PDF (or both) and follow the easy steps below! You can see the complete Luau Party Kit post by clicking this link. Lia Lia is a daily crafter, maker, designer and DIYer. DIY Paper Peony. Peonies are my favorite flowers. They are a little wild looking, yet so elegant. There are so many varieties in both shape and color. I have been brewing on how to make a paper peony from something other than crepe paper, which is no easy task. Here is what I came up with. Map & Cream Roses: Paper Flowers.

How To Make A Long Stemmed Paper Rose. We have been so busy prepping our first round of Elli Kits (one dozen long stemmed red roses) that I found myself excited to share with all of you here on the blog the tutorial on how to make paper roses with long stems. This is a technique you can use for most of my paper flowers here on the blog. All you will need in addition to the prints of the rose, green paper for a leaf, your scissors and hot glue gun, is a 20 gage floral wire and a roll of green floral tape.

You can get these two items at most craft stores and of course they are part of our fabulous DIY Paper Rose Kit. Here is the long but very detailed tutorial I prepared for you. Craft away! Lia Lia is a daily crafter, maker, designer and DIYer. DIY Paper Gardenia. It seems that every time I create a new paper flower template it becomes my new favorite.

DIY Paper Gardenia

Well my dears, it has happened again. This paper gardenia is simply gorgeous and just in time for Mother’s Day. Even if you don’t have time to make a full bouquet, just one on top of a wrapped gift will add that “gift-on-top-of-gift” that I love to do when I do my own gift wrapping. These gardenias would also make a perfect Mother’s Day corsage to pin onto her (or your) top or tie at the wrist. The possibilities go on. Making the awesome rose. Paper Flowers. This weekend has been full of paper flower crafting for Brittney’s wedding.

Paper Flowers

The centerpieces for her reception, are based off of this So we went for the artsy book look and decided to make flowers for the tables as well. One of the types…is this! Just a little something I put together. Anyway, lets begin on this simple tutorial Supplies: Wedding Trends for Stylish + Creative Brides - StumbleUpon. If you loved the beautiful DIY wedding this morning and Nata’s gorgeous paper flower bouquets, you are in luck as Nata is sharing how she crafted them with us!

Wedding Trends for Stylish + Creative Brides - StumbleUpon

She was inspired by a template created by Morgan Levine on Martha Stewart (as was I in the flowers I created for this styled shoot). I just love that this basic idea has inspired different brides to create their own version of giant paper flowers – you might remember these equally awesome giant paper flowers from this wedding I shared last year. :) Thanks so much Nata for sharing how you created your giant pink paper rose + special thanks to Studio Castillero for the photos of the DIY + her wedding!

Step 1: Cut the petals Cut 5-6 teardrop petals and 15-6 heart-shaped petals from the petal colored crepe paper. VERY IMPORTANT: Crepe paper is directional so it matters which way you’re cutting the paper. Stack 2 pieces of crepe paper on top of each other then place 1 copy of template over the crepe paper and staple.