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
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!

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!)

Jan 17, 2010

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


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