DIY Paper Flower Supplies: Step by Step Guide to Crafting Realistic Blooms
ABBI KIRSTEN COLLECTIONS
I’ve been making paper flowers now for over 10+ years. Every year I seem to unveil a new way to make paper come even closer to resembling real flowers from nature.
Let’s start with the most important supply item – paper!
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paper for paper flowers
At some point, you may want to venture into the world of
crepe paper flowers
. In that case, you will definitely fall in love with Cartefini crepe paper.
There are a lot of different types and weights of paper to use when making paper flowers. Here are the weights of paper I use for my flowers:
50 – 80-pound paper. I do not ever go above 80-pound because the paper is too thick to curl without wrinkling.
60-180 grams weight
How To Cut Your Petals
Cutting paper flower petals is a major aspect of crafting these beauties. There are some particular tools I recommend getting the cut just right.
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