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Tutorial: How To Make Paper Flowers for Your Wedding Bouquet. I'm not generally very crafty, but with the wedding looming (2.5 months!

Tutorial: How To Make Paper Flowers for Your Wedding Bouquet

Eek!) , lately I've been channeling my inner Martha Stewart and making all kinds of wedding-related things. Mainly because it's cheaper to make things than to buy them, especially where a wedding is concerned. Everything doubles in price when you add the word "wedding" or "bride" to the description. I knew that I wanted to figure out a way around traditional cut flowers for my four bouquets, so with some ingenuity and a lot of inspiration from Pinterest, I decided to make my own out of paper.

Supplies: Go to Michael's and hit up the fake flower department. Assembly: Start with your stem Grab one of the smallest size petals and put a line of hot glue along the bottom Wrap it around the stem until it's a little cone of paper. Grab a second petal, add a line of hot glue around the base of it, and wrap it around the first petal. Repeat. After about 4-5 of the smallest size petals, move on to the next size up. Ta-da! 50+ Paper Flower Tutorials & Templates: {Free. Here’s a lovely assortment of paper flowers to make, I’ve organized them in a few sections for easier browsing: Bouquets & Centerpieces, Tissue Paper, Crepe, Origami and the rest under general tutorials.

50+ Paper Flower Tutorials & Templates: {Free

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. The perfect line: 8 DIY Gifts You Can Make Under $5. Gifts are an expression of love and care for friends, family and people we care about.

the perfect line: 8 DIY Gifts You Can Make Under $5

Gifts are best when time and effort have been made in selecting them according to the likes and dislikes of the recipient. Self made gifts are coming back into trend. More and more people like to make gifts themselves for people they care about. It's a very sweet way of showing love and concern. Coffee Filter Rose Tutorial - Emmalee Elizabeth Design. I’ve had some requests to do a tutorial on the coffee filter roses I made for my wedding.

Coffee Filter Rose Tutorial - Emmalee Elizabeth Design

So here it is. Like I said they really are easy once you get the hang of them. A bit of practice and you’ll have beautiful roses in no time. The supply list is simple. You will need: floral wire 22–24 gauge white cone shaped coffee filters floral tape scissors pen Petal template (Martha Stewart and Cassie Mae Chappell have a great one, click here to download it) Trace the petal patterns onto the coffee filters and cut them out. Tip: Make sure that you keep the different petals separated. So this is where the explanation gets tricky, so bear with me as I try to explain it the best I can. Tip: Make sure that you wrap each petal with enough tape to secure it tightly.

Rip open petal #2 at the seam, leaving one side still connected. Pedals #5 and #6 require two steps so that they stick securely to the stem. Pomander Balls: Peony Design. These peony pomander balls (also known as wedding kissing balls) are very elegant and easy to make.

Pomander Balls: Peony Design

And if you are on a tight budget and need some cheap wedding flower ideas, then these pomanders would be the perfect choice. These pomander balls could be used to decorate the pews, or your reception or even as a bridal bouquet design if you are planning on making your own bouquet. These pomanders make really beautiful, inexpensive wedding flowers because they are made from coffee filter flowers. And they look just like the real thing! Balls / Pomanders: Daisy Design. If you want to make your own wedding pew decorations, try these elegant wedding kissing balls (also known as pomander balls).

Balls / Pomanders: Daisy Design

These pomanders are made out of paper daisies and are very easy to make. These pomanders would also be a great way to decorate at your reception or as a bridal bouquet design idea if you are planning on making your own bouquet. We will show you step-by-step how to make these pomanders, including the paper flower instructions. Materials for Daisy Wedding Kissing Balls 4" Styrofoam ball Cardstock paper: 1 – 4 colors 12 brads (for one ball) X-acto knife 2 or 3 punches (we used EK Success XL and Medium daisy punch, Martha Stewart cornflower punch)Hot glue gun Ribbon Scissors 35 – 40 pearl head pins (for one ball): 6mm Note: Our flower example shows two different shapes in the center of the flower, but to save money you could purchase just the large flower punch and one small center punch.

Paper Rose Boutonniere ∙ How To. 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! 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. Map & Cream Roses: Paper Flowers. 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.