It feels like forever since I have posted on paper flowers which happen to be one of my favorite crafts. I know it may sound crazy but I happen to love them more so than real flowers (most of the time). I just find it fascinating how someone like David Stark can create a lavish event around paper flowers rather than fresh. Most of the paper flower images featured below include a tutorial after the link and some are just meant to be craft inspiration! (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘DIY Paper Flowers’
Flowers are such a nice way to cheer up a room, and paper is such a versatile, inexpensive, potentially colourful and easily available medium. The key to paper flowers is finding a way of making them that is simple and straightforward enough that one can make an entire bouquet’s worth without it taking the entire day. Here’s one such method – cute, simple and quick. (more…)
This week has been lovely! It was my mom’s birthday on Wednesday and my aunt’s today too! We are planning a large party tomorrow night and I can’t wait to be amongst family in from Boston. With that said, I have been fighting a terrible cold all week and I hope it is very much gone by Friday. I really am not a patient person when it comes to colds and flus, I hate feeling blah. I don’t have too much energy this week but I thought today we can view one of my favorite visuals; paper flowers. Ahh, I feel much better now! (more…)
Every time I discuss and continue my quest to find other paper arts, it is hard not to always come across paper flowers. I realized I had never really looked into it before and was surprised to see all the various takes artists have on them.
I thought I had seen it all until I saw David Stark’s creations (hint hint Elizabeth). David Stark is an event planner extraordinaire and how he incorporates paper is genius. I found a great post on Demoiselle about how David turned 6,000 tons of paper into a beautiful and elaborate event. Read more about it here.
David also designed a pop up store/installation at the West Elm store in NYC to celebrate the launch of his new book, David Stark Design. The whole store was created out of paper. Check out more of it here
My Bohemian Summer has a different take on origami flower art and have made their own signature flower design. They make more than just flowers including wedding bouquets, favors,home decor and have been featured on many sites and wedding blogs.
I have talked about Leah Copplestone before and have even Featured her here. I love everything from her style, color choosings, and design.
Omiyage is a great webshop for all Japanese paper crafts and other fun finds. On their blog I found these beautiful cherry blossoms and the how to on their site here. A cherry blossom is the flower of the cherry tree known as Sakura and Kirigami is the art of cutting paper.