Author(s): Emiko Yamamoto
Create dozens of beautiful paper wildflowers that look just like the real thing!In this book, paper artist Emiko Yamamoto presents her secrets for making realistic blossoms, leaves and stems from inexpensive colored paper sheets. Her flexible cut, curl and paste method makes it easy to create an amazing variety of different flowers and to tailor your creations to specific settings, occasions and color palettes.This how-to guide has all the information you need: - Descriptions of the necessary materials and tools - Actual-size templates that you trace - Step-by-step instructions for cutting out the petals and leaves, giving the paper realistic curls and creases, and putting all the pieces together with simple dabs of glueWith just scissors, a few sheets of colorful Tant origami paper and craft glue, you can create breathtaking, inexpensive paper flowers. The chapters are divided into Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, so your paper bouquet will always be in season! A Beginner's Guide to Paper Wildflowers features more than 40 distinct flowers, including: - Grape Hyacinth - Bluebell - Wild Tulip - Climbing Rose - Lavender - Poppy - Forget-Me-Not - Wheat - Snowdrop - Primrose - And more!Show off the finished pieces in a shadow box, make special handmade cards, fill vases full of flowers that will never wilt, or decorate things like place settings and gift toppers.