Paper Flowers: Make a Wild Rose and Thistle Centerpiece

Description
Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by The Green Vase
In this class, Livia shares her technique for making wild roses and thistles out of tissue paper. From dip-dye bleaching the paper to attaching the petals and leaves with floral tape, Livia covers every step of the paper-flower making process. She then shows you how to display the branches to make a gorgeous, organic tabletop centerpiece, perfect for weddings, parties, or any festive gathering.
Chapters
Introduction
01:00
Materials
05:28
Make Wild Rose Stem
06:35
20:00
11:12
Make Thistle Stem
19:23
Finish
01:24
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Materials: Tissue papers (about one sheet each in light green/peach/burnt/orange/raspberry/purple/yellow)
  • Fine crepe paper in yellow
  • Canson paper in various shades of green
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Fringing scissors (optional)
  • Wire cutters
  • Paper scissors
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • Transparent quilting ruler
  • 18-gauge 18”-long straight floral wire
  • ½”-wide floral tape in light green and dark green
  • Cotton safety swabs
  • Metal or glass container for mixing bleach solution
  • Household bleach
  • Drying rack
Discussion
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Transcript
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