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Giant paper flowers from ruche

Giant paper flowers from ruche
You may remember the wedding of our lovely D*S contributor Brittany Watson Jepsen. Her huge paper blooms made such a splash that she started selling them in her shop, and just recently Brittany wrote a great article for Brooklyn Bride about the paper flower trend. I’m thrilled that this is a growing phenomenon; I adore anything made in exaggerated scale, so I feel that the more giant flowers and plants there are in the world, the better. This particular giant-flower DIY project comes from the creative team at Ruche. They decided to make these giant fantasy flowers for their spring lookbook, which is aptly titled “Enchantment.” Read below for the story of how this project came to be, and find the full tutorial after the jump. Our creative team brainstormed ways to turn our spring lookbook, Enchantment, into a daydream. Read the full how-to after the jump! Materials Instructions Making the stem: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Making the leaves: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Making the flowers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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