Paper Flowers: Make an Anemone Bouquet
Beginner | 56 min 41 sec
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In this colorful class, Livia shares her expert technique for making anemones out of tissue paper. She begins with an overview of how to cut and dip-dye bleach the paper, and then shares how to pleat the petals and attach them to floral wire with floral tape. Once you’ve made a batch of flowers, Livia shares professional tips on how to arrange them by color and shape and put them together into a gorgeous wedding bouquet or tabletop arrangement.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Tissue papers - about one sheet each in peach/soft pink/salmon/cerise/red/plum/purple/black
  • Fine crepe paper in black
  • 18-gauge 18”-long straight floral wire
  • Cotton safety swabs
  • Cutting mat
  • Transparent quilting ruler
  • Rotary cutter
  • Paper scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Fringing shears (optional)
  • ½”-wide green floral tape
  • Household bleach
  • Metal or glass container for mixing bleach solution
  • 3 yards 1”-wide ribbon
  • Canson paper in green
  • Drying rack
Learn how to:
  • Cut paper on the grain
  • Bleach paper
  • Cut out petals and leaves
  • Assemble flowers with floral tape

What you’ll get:
  • A detailed class on making a paper flower bouquet
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor and author Livia Cetti of The Green Vase
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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rita flaim
I want to try to make them
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Thurza Aspinall
Loved the paper flowers. So beautiful! Can’t wait to get started.
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Cheri Harrington
I thought her flowers were very realistic. Enjoyed her class.
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