Fabulous Paper Flowers (9780804854092)

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Tuttle Publishing
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270 full-size tracing templates and 360 full-color photos
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Trim Size:
7 1/2 X 10

Exquisite paper flowers that never wilt!

In this book, Japanese paper crafting expert Emiko Yamamoto reveals her secrets for making realistic blossoms, leaves and stems from inexpensive colored paper sheets. Her simple cut-curl-paste method is perfect for beginners--making it easy to create dozens of lifelike flowers.

Fabulous Paper Flowers features 43 varieties of Asian flowers for every season, including:
  • Spring: Wild Cherry Blossoms, White Clover, Japanese Primrose, Japanese Marigolds & Fuji Dawn Violets
  • Summer: Bigleaf Hydrangea, Japanese Iris, Water Lilies, Moutan Peony, Japanese Morning Glory & Evening Primrose
  • Fall: Cosmos, Japanese Bush Clover, Cranesbill Geraniums, Japanese Maple Leaves & Gingko Leaves
  • Winter: Heavenly Bamboo, Japanese Camellia, Snow Camellia, Pheasant's Eye, Japanese Plum & Chinese Sacred Lilies

The finished pieces look great as table settings, wearable brooches, gift toppers, in framed displays, on handmade cards and so much more. Make wedding decor on a budget, decorate for a baby shower, make a dinner party special or surprise a loved one with a handmade gift--with this book, the possibilities are endless!

This complete how-to guide has descriptions of the easy-to-find materials and tools, templates that you can trace and cut out, and step-by-step photos showing you how to curl and crease the pieces, then assemble them with dabs of glue.

About the Author:
Emiko Yamamoto has widely exhibited her paper artworks which feature beautiful three-dimensional art from with paper. She is often commissioned to create paper works of art for advertisements and publications. She is continually developing new forms, including works with illustrations for displays. Yamamoto is president of the Paper Decoration Association in Japan, and frequently hosts paper crafting workshops. She is the author of several books on the subject of paper art, including Paper Flower Note Cards and A Beginner's Guide to Paper Wildflowers. Visit her website at y-ycreation.com.