Paper to Petal: 75 Whimsical Paper Flowers to Craft by Hand

By Rebecca Thuss

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     Make playful get together undefined, luscious bouquets, and complicated floral centerpieces with reasonably cheap tissue and crepe paper. Paper to Petal walks you thru the straightforward fundamentals of remodeling easy fabrics right into a bright show of fanciful hand-crafted blooms compatible for each occasion. 
     layout specialists Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell motivate you to get artistic with their time-tested innovations. customise each petal, leaf or stem to head dramatic or soft; mimic nature or model your blossoms in any colour you could think to make whatever uniquely own. You’ll be surprised how effortless it really is to supply those attractive flower tasks. those beautiful blooms by no means wilt, are continuously well-liked, and are eternally enjoyable to create, proportion, and provides to each person you like.

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Fifty four / LICORICE ALLSORTS fabrics • Single-ply crepe in white, black, and light-weight yellow • Double-sided crepe in white • Florist crepe in light crimson and black • Crepe streamers in white and black • Twisted paper ribbon in black and white stripes • Acrylic paint in faded coral crimson, black, and white • 18" (45. 5cm) 20- and 24-gauge cloth-wrapped floral wires • Floral tape in black • White craft glue • Glitter glue in white and charcoal • Cotton balls • Pips in yellow and crimson • Millinery Lemons uniqueness instruments • Fringing scissors • Wave edger • Feather or flat brush • Striping or skinny brush TEMPLATES #186–#195 notice Dilute and paint; allow elements dry.

1, four. 1, (5. 1) wild meadow, 1. 1, four. 1, (5. 1) Wrinkle pleats Wristlets, 1. 1, four. 1, (5. 1) thanks! Kathryn Thuss, thanks from the ground of our hearts for the numerous hours of considerate crafting, listening, writing, never-ending help, and persistence. Marilyn and Richard Thuss, and Pamela and Keith Leinauer, we're so thankful for the innumerable days and weeks that you just generously gave us. The reward of it slow and unwavering help allowed us to make this venture a fact. thanks to Martha Stewart for years of suggestion and chance.

5cm) 18-gauge paper-covered floral cord • Cellophane tape • Patterned cloth tape • Patterned washi tape • White craft glue • 6" × 2½" (15cm × 6. 5cm) gusseted cellophane bag • ornamental twist tie • sweet strong point instruments • Scallop, deckle edgers TEMPLATES #215, #216 do that attempt filling the baggage with a unmarried wrapped chocolate or with paper confetti rather than sweet for a marriage rite confetti toss. reduce Trim most sensible of bag with scalloped shears. Petal #215: lower five from watermelon double-sided crepe.

5cm), 2½" × 12" (6. 5cm × 30. 5cm). 14 / POLKA PETAL occasion HAT fabrics • Double-sided crepe in white, yellow/melon, and lightweight salmon/light rose • Aqua paper • ornamental ribbon or wire • Polka-dot marker stamps or small round-dot sponge stamps and acrylic paints • Chenille pipe cleaners • overlaying tape in red • Yarn or felt pom-poms distinctiveness instruments • Wave edger TEMPLATE #38 EVEN more uncomplicated bypass making your personal hats and buy paper get together hats in strong shades to embellish with those plant life.

Reduce a 1½" × 10" (4cm × 25. 5cm) strip from white single-ply crepe, fringe with the grain ¾ of how down. Petal #141: reduce a four" × nine" (10cm × 23cm) strip each one of white double-sided and single-ply crepe. Fold every one in part with the grain to slot template. lower non-stop petal from white double-sided strip right down to best minimize line on template. lower non-stop petal from white single-ply strip all the way down to the tip of the minimize line. minimize a five" (12. 5cm) strip 7 folds vast, opposed to the grain, from white single-ply crepe. go away folded.

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