Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: DIY Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet

Paper flowers are such a practical alternative for any special event or wedding! Luckily, keeping a close eye on your budget doesn’t mean you have to turn your dream bouquet into a “I wish…” on your wedding day. With the right folds and snips of your scissors, paper can be transformed into a stunning bouquet! Enjoy the tutorial below – and you know where to find me if you have any questions at all! – Rachael of Appetite Paper

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Materials

Italian Crepe Paper

Polystyrene Spheres

Scissors

Glue Gun

Floral Stem Wire

Floral Tape

Wire Cutters

Fresh Foliage or Silk Foliage

To create this paper flower bouquet, follow the recipe below using the paper flowers below – you can find the Paper Flower Guides right here!

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Instructions

Step 1. Begin with four paper Garden Roses. Using floral tape combine the stems and create a cross pattern.

Step 2. Add in the Sweet Pea Anemones, alternating within the Garden Roses and securing the stems at the base with floral tape. Secure another Garden Rose in the center of your bouquet using floral tape.

Step 3. Around the center Garden Rose, alternate two baby pink and white anemones and secure the stems with floral tape. Place three Bubble Gum Anemones around the center Garden Rose and secure the stems with floral tape. Add in the remaining Two White and Two Baby Pink anemones at the bottom of your bouquet. Secure the stems with floral tape.

Step 4. Trim the stems with wire cutters for a clean finish at the bottom of the bouquet. Add in fresh foliage from your garden or local florist – or add in silk greens for less maintenance. Simply secure the foliage with floral tape at the base of your bouquet and add fabric and/or silk ribbon for the finishing touch!

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Paper Flower Wedding Bouquet / Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Photo Credits: Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: The Garden Rose

The organically gorgeous Garden Rose. In all honesty, this particular paper flower always takes me by surprise. I underestimate the simple beauty of the rose, but styled together they become a fierce statement flower that cannot be topped. So classic and elegant without even trying. Rachael

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: The Garden Rose by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

This paper flower is low maintenance, the kind of effortless stunning I can only hope for when I roll out of bed in the morning! After you get a feel for the tutorial the creation time on these classics can get down to 10 minutes for each paper flower. Resulting in a new best friend if your looking to create lots of blooms for your next large event or wedding!

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: The Garden Rose by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: The Garden Rose by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

A new approach has also been incorporated into our downloadable tutorial and I can not wait to share this juicy technique with you. To put it simply, I finally eliminated the need to apply each paper petal one. by. one. A dream come true in the paper flower world, cue the confetti! Making your life easier one petal at a time.

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: The Garden Rose by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Our new Make Me! The Garden Rose Paper Flower Guide is ready for download for the lovely Oh So Beautiful Paper readers. So jump in head first into the world of paper flowers! I’ll be here if you have any questions along the way. Have fun and happy flower making!

Photos by Rachael Baldwin of Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

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Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Café Au Lait Dahlias

The Café Au Lait Dahlia revealed my weakness for all things blush, peach and ivory this week. They are rapidly climbing to the top of my favorite list and as a bonus, they can grow to the size of dinner plates! Our paper blooms naturally followed, as these giants quickly overflowed a few of my favorite vases. I hope you enjoy their pillowy existence as much as I loved making them. They are currently bedside and making my tiny room feel a bit more cozy this May, no complaints here! Rachael

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Cafe Au Lait Dahlia by Appetite Paper for OSBP

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Cafe Au Lait Dahlia by Appetite Paper for OSBP

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Cafe Au Lait Dahlia by Appetite Paper for OSBP

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Cafe Au Lait Dahlia by Appetite Paper for OSBP

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Cafe Au Lait Dahlia by Appetite Paper for OSBP

Photo Credits: Rachael Baldwin of Appetite Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Peonies

The Peony always wins the popularity contest – and for good reason! Thankfully, these show stoppers have officially made their way back into our lives (and Instagram feed) this spring. Unlike most trends, it’s impossible to to get tired of the beautiful peony. This full bodied bloom has the potential to turn anyone’s day into an instant success. I hope you enjoy these bright-eyed paper beauties, my desk is already looking a little more chipper thanks to some April pink hues.  –Rachael

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Peonies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Peonies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Peonies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Peonies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

 

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Peonies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

 

Photo Credits: Rachael Baldwin of Appetite Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Icelandic Poppies

You all know what March means, just a few short weeks until the first day of spring! But who’s counting? Until then, we’ll buckle down and bear these last few weeks of winter with some fresh cut paper flowers, with soft colors and petals inspired by Icelandic Poppies. These whimsical blooms bring on the sunny hope of spring, even if our thermometers are still reading 30 degrees. Hang in there friends, a warm spring breeze is well on its way! Rachael of Appetite Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Icelandic Poppies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Icelandic Poppies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Icelandic Poppies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Icelandic Poppies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Fresh Cut Paper Flowers: Icelandic Poppies by Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Photo Credits: Appetite Paper for Oh So Beautiful Paper