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The exquisite book of paper flower transformations : playing with size, shape, and color to create spectacular paper arrangements / Livia Cetti ; photographs by Kate Mathis.

Author Cetti, Livia, author.

Physical Description:174 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

Note: ContentPart 1. The Flowers. Allium ; Charm Peony ; Eden Rose ; Fluffy Poppy ; Hydrangea ; Rhododendron ; Cornflower ; Cosmos ; Desert Rose ; Hellebore ; Campanula ; Peegee Hydrangea ; Bearded Iris ; Cyclamen ; Crocus ; Easter Lily ; Narcissus ; Parrot Tulip ; Honeysuckle ; Lily of the Valley ; Fruit branch ; Coleus ; Delphinium ; Lupine -- Part 2. The Projects. Coleus plant leaves ; Creating bulbs ; Garden rose petal variations ; Allium variations ; Marigold curtain garland ; Blooming chandelier ; Bearded Iris wreath ; Rhododenron wall hanging ; Oversize Nashi blossom ; Wild rose garland ; Mini arrangement ; Delphinium centerpiece ; Victorian arrangement ; Peony bouquet ; Dutch still-life centerpiece.

Abstract:"In The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations, artist Livia Cetti ups the ante with a host of grander and more intricate flowers and projects--more blooms, more petals, stronger stems, and bigger, bolder arrangements! In this lavish handbook, you will learn how to create 25 vibrant flower stems in a variety of natural shapes--globes, spikes, bells, saucers, rectangles, cones, and arcs--including hydrangeas, charm peonies, honeysuckles, and paperwhites. Then, you'll learn how to play with size, shape, color, and texture to create 15 bright, abundant projects, including bold wreaths, bountiful bouquets, fantastical gilded wall art, and blooming garlands. Introducing brand new techniques for dyeing paper and creating moldable leaves and petals, this gorgeous guide is perfect for crafters of all skill levels interested in making realistic paper flowers for home décor, gifts, and celebrations"--Cover flap.

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