Paper Bouquet

Paper Bouquet

Using Paper Punches to Create Beautiful Flowers

Paperback - 2008
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Cherry blossoms, forsythia, marigolds, and petunias: Who would have imagined you could recreate such gorgeous blooms with just paper and craft punches? You can--and this accessible new craft will appeal to anyone with a creative bent. Using her own original, unique techniques, Susan Tierney Cockburn offers 40 beloved flowers to make for decorating gifts and home d#65533;cor. She teaches the simple basics, including paper manipulation, gluing, and coloring, and presents her flowers as colorfully as they're found in nature. From A (Amaryllis) to Z (Zinnia), there's a bountiful bouquet of blooms to choose from! Photographs document every step, and a visual template of the punches accompanies each flower. A dozen sample projects range from picture frames to wreaths.
Published: New York : Lark Books, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781600590597
1600590594
Branch Call Number: 745.5943 COC
Characteristics: 127 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.

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mtally1 Aug 15, 2015

I absolutely love this book. I began arranging flowers eight years ago in 2007 and I discovered this book @Macon and I was smitten. There is so much inspiration to be gleaned from these pages--and you can do it with or without a paper punch, though the latter makes it a lot easier. If you love crafting and exploring and expressing your creative self, this book is a great place to cultivate that inspiration within you. There's even a Garden of Inspiration with the ideas coming to life on boxes, as wreaths, on scrapbooks, wall mounts and cards. The possibilities are endless!

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mellojac
Mar 10, 2010

Intricate work, but well worth it when you see the results. Amazing what you can do with some scrap paper and a little imagination (and great instructions!)

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mko0
Jan 17, 2010

inspirational, but i found some of the projects a bit too intricate for my personal style

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