Paper Flowers: Make a Wild Rose and Thistle Centerpiece
Intermediate | 1 hour 5 min
Make Wild Rose Stem
Make Thistle Stem
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.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Tissue papers (about one sheet each in light green/peach/burnt/orange/raspberry/purple/yellow)
  • Fine crepe paper in yellow
  • Canson Mi-Tientes paper in various shades of green (light green, apple green and sage 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
Learn how to:
  • Cut paper on the grain
  • Bleach paper
  • Cut out petals and leaves
  • Assemble flowers with floral tape

What you’ll get:
  • A detailed class on how to make a paper flower centerpiece
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Livia Cetti of The Green Vase
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
230 users recommended this class to a friend
rosiland henderson
Something I am interested in trying
January 26, 2023
Yvonne Ramsey
Brilliant class and excellent teacher. Thank you.
January 18, 2023
lilian Ximena Garcia Rojas
Lilian is a great teacher, her flowers are amazing, she takes you step by step during the course.
More than 3 months ago