Beginner | 28 min
In this class, paper flower artist Livia Cetti shares her technique for making everyone’s favorite flower: the peony. You will learn how to bleach the paper, cut out the petals, and put them all together to make a lush, realistic bloom. She then teaches you how to attach a hair clip to the bloom, making it a perfect long-lasting accessory – and a perfect way to enjoy this special bloom year-round.

Chapters
Introduction
00:53
Materials
02:57
Make Charm Peony
04:27
17:01
03:24
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Tissue papers - about one sheet each in peach / soft pink / yellow
  • Household bleach
  • Metal or glass container for mixing bleach solution
  • Paper scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Bobby pins
  • ½”-wide light green floral tape
  • 18-gauge 18”-long straight floral wire
  • 22-gauge 18”-long straight floral wire
  • Cutting mat
  • Transparent quilting ruler
  • Rotary cutter
  • Metal or plastic drying rack
Discussion
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