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Paper Flower Workshop: Basics for Blooms & Beyond

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Learn to make a variety of paper flowers plus greenery — even if you’ve never worked with paper before!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and templates
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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Paper artist Kate Alarcón shows you how to make five different paper flowers, including a wild rose, floribunda rose, Icelandic poppy, peony and ranunculus, plus an air plant for added greenery. And, learn how to arrange your flowers into beautiful bouquets that are sure to impress.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Wild Rose
The wild rose is one of the most simple and stunning flowers to make. Meet Kate and start by learning how to make the stamen. Then shape the petals and assemble your rose. Add a mitered leaf for a bit of greenery.
2. Paper Peony
3. Icelandic Poppy
4. Ranunculus
5. Floribunda Rose
6. Air Plant
7. Arrangements

Recommended with this class

  • Crepe paper
  • Cloth-covered wire
  • Glue

Taught by

Kate Alarcón
Kate Alarcón
Kate Alarcón is owner of The Cobra Lily, a Seattle-based shop that specializes in handmade paper flowers and plants. Kate also teaches flower workshops across the Seattle area. Her work has been featured on Design*Sponge, Poppytalk and The House That Lars Built.

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