Paper folded flowers
Book - 2017
Paper Folded Flowers are a beautiful, effective way of embellishing gift bags and greeting cards, or creating a bouquet of blooms that will last a lifetime. Through clear step-by-step instructions, Elizabeth Moad introduces and applies simple folding techniques to create a variety of paper and card creations for any occasion. Whether you re folding floral pinwheel napkin rings for everyday use, or a garland for a party; no project is exactly the same, but you will soon build up a repertoire of f...olding skills and a veritable bouquet of paper flowers! There are twenty-one projects to try at varying levels of difficulty; you will soon be inspired to turn any sheet of paper into a masterpiece worthy of a vase or a picture frame!
Origami, quilling, and other decorative papercrafts are combined in papercrafter Moad's collection, which features flowers in a variety of styles, including stylized pinwheels and spirals as well as realistic roses and orchids. Each flower is presented as a full project for a card, gift bag, or other decorative item, with a suggestion included for another suitable project. While some of the projects call for a die cutter or specialty punches, there's enough information for crafters to draft their own templates and DIY their paper shapes. VERDICT Papercrafters will gravitate toward this clever collection, with its hodgepodge of techniques providing the opportunity to try something new. Copyright 2017 Library Journal.
With step-by-step photographic guidance, Elizabeth Moad shows you how to make simple, yet effective, paper flower embellishments, from greeting card adornments to floral bunting and decorations that will brighten any home. Learn how to apply simple folding techniques such as kirigami and teabag folding to create beautiful blooms for any occasion. There are twenty-one projects in all, ranging from straightforward concertina-fold flowers to elaborate and elegant paper roses.