Our blog on flowers
Jul 2, 2023
écrit par Mélanie

Everything about paper bouquets in paper

Paper flowers have always been a real fashion phenomenon in the world of decoration and DIY. They seduce with their elegance and originality, offering a lasting and aesthetic alternative to natural flowers.
 

At Flowrette, we offer you a collection of paper flowers delicate and elegant. A collection that makes you want to have it at home and that modernizes their image.


In this article, find all the secrets of this subtle art and learn to make magnificent floral compositions yourself.

The birth of a trend: the origins of paper flowers

The paper flowers draw their roots from the origami, this ancestral Japanese art of the folding of paper. Long reserved for initiates, these creations have been able to make their own way in our daily lives thanks to the growing craze for manual and "homemade" activities. There is no shortage of the assets of paper flowers: they are economical, ecological, customizable as desired and very easy to keep.

What are the main paper flowers


Paper flowers are an eco-responsible and durable alternative to natural flowers. 

In this article, we have listed our 10 flowers in favorite paper at Flowrette.

Whether they are roses, peonies, lilies, delphiniums, thoughts, dahlias, hydrangeas, lilacs, anemones or camellias, all these flowers can be reproduced in a realistic paper. With their petals delicately cut and folded, these paper flowers offer a variety of textures and colors that attract and attract attention. Each has its own attributes which make it unique, whether it be the romantic sophistication of the camellia, the elegant simplicity of the anemone, or the lush volume of the Dahlia.

But a floral composition would not be complete without the addition of paper plants Like ruscus, eucalyptus cinerea and populus eucalyptus. The ruscus, with its long stems and elongated leaves, offers a touch of greenery that contrasts nicely with colorful flowers. Eucalyptus Cinerea, with its silver leaves, brings a note of freshness and radiance to the whole. Finally, the populus eucalyptus, with its round and fleshy leaves, adds volume and texture to the composition. Together, these plants create a visual balance and bring depth to the floral composition. Paper flowers and plants are an aesthetic, durable and customizable option.

A paper flower, how does it work?

The realization of a paper flower is a simple and fast process which requires only little equipment. You will need:

  • colored paper, preferably a little thick to guarantee good flower hold
  • a pair of scissors
  • a rule and a pencil to draw the cutting lines
  • of the glue or double -sided adhesive tape.

Step 1: Preparation of paper

Start by choosing the color of your paper flower, then cut out a strip of paper with the desired dimensions. The longer the band, the more imposing the flower. Be sure to comply with harmonious proportions between length and width.

Step 2: folding the paper strip

To do the folding, you will first have to fold the strip of paper in half lengthwise, then make folding in accordion over its entire length. These folds will be alternately parallel and perpendicular to the central axis of the band. Take care to mark each fold well in order to obtain a net and precise result.

Step 3: Flower shaping

Once you have finished folding, it's time to give life to your paper flower! To do this, gently unfold the strip of paper until it takes up a rounded shape. Then stick the ends of the band to form a ring. You can also add a wire rod to give more structure to your flower.

Variations on the theme: other techniques to create paper flowers

Although the basic technique remains identical, there are many variations to customize your flower flowers. Here are some ideas to inspire you:

Change the shape of the petals

By modifying the way you cut and fold the petals, you can create flowers with various and original shapes. For example, try to cut petals in the shape of a heart, star or triangle.
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pink in paper

Use different types of paper

For an even more stunning effect, do not hesitate to experiment with different types of paper: crepe paper, textured papers, metal papers ... The possibilities are endless!

Mix the colors and the patterns

Combine several colors and patterns to give relief and character to your paper flowers. You can also superimpose several layers of paper from different shades to create a subtle and elegant gradient.

Possible uses of paper flowers

Flowrette paper flowers can be used in a thousand and one ways to enhance your interior or accompany your festive events. Here are some ideas to make you want to get started:

  • Wall decoration : Make a floral fresco by assembling several flow flowers in flower paper of different sizes and colors
  • table's center : Compose a bouquet of flower flowers to dress your table in an original and creative way
  • Crown of flowers : Tie your flower flowers on a circular support to create a decorative crown to hang or wear on the head during a ceremony
  • Personalized gift: Enter your gift packages with a paper flower to add a unique and refined touch.

With a little practice, you will quickly master the delicate art of paper flowers and can express all your creativity through surprising and unpublished achievements. Get away without further delay in this poetic and sensory adventure!

The charm of paper flowers: an immersion in the delicate art of folding

Flowrette paper flowers are a real fashion phenomenon in the world of decoration and DIY. They seduce with their elegance and originality, offering a lasting and aesthetic alternative to natural flowers. Discover the secrets of this subtle art and learn to make yourself magnificent floral compositions yourself.

The birth of a trend: the origins of paper flowers

The paper flowers draw their roots from the origami, this ancestral Japanese art of the folding of paper. Long reserved for initiates, these creations have been able to make their own way in our daily lives thanks to the growing craze for manual and "homemade" activities. There is no shortage of the assets of paper flowers: they are economical, ecological, customizable as desired and very easy to keep.

This is the new big trend in floral decoration and at Flowrette, we love them. We explain everything to you on the Trend of paper flowers.

A paper flower, how does it work?

The realization of a paper flower is a simple and fast process which requires only little equipment. You will need:

  • colored paper, preferably a little thick to guarantee good flower hold
  • a pair of scissors
  • a rule and a pencil to draw the cutting lines
  • of the glue or double -sided adhesive tape.

Step 1: Preparation of paper

Start by choosing the color of your paper flower, then cut out a strip of paper with the desired dimensions. The longer the band, the more imposing the flower. Be sure to comply with harmonious proportions between length and width.

Step 2: folding the paper strip

To do the folding, you will first have to fold the strip of paper in half lengthwise, then make folding in accordion over its entire length. These folds will be alternately parallel and perpendicular to the central axis of the band. Take care to mark each fold well in order to obtain a net and precise result.

Step 3: Flower shaping

Once you have finished folding, it's time to give life to your paper flower! To do this, gently unfold the strip of paper until it takes up a rounded shape. Then stick the ends of the band to form a ring. You can also add a wire rod to give more structure to your flower.

Variations on the theme: other techniques to create paper flowers

Although the basic technique remains identical, there are many variations to customize your flower flowers. Here are some ideas to inspire you:

Change the shape of the petals

By modifying the way you cut and fold the petals, you can create flowers with various and original shapes. For example, try to cut petals in the shape of a heart, star or triangle.

Use different types of paper

For an even more stunning effect, do not hesitate to experiment with different types of paper: crepe paper, textured papers, metal papers ... The possibilities are endless!

At Flowrette, we use an artisanal technique with a mulberry paper ...

Mix the colors and the patterns

Combine several colors and patterns to give relief and character to your flower flowers. You can also superimpose several layers of paper from different shades to create a subtle and elegant gradient.

Possible uses of paper flowers

Paper flowers can be used in a thousand and one ways to enhance your interior or accompany your festive events. We also offer this article to find 10 uses to use paper flowers. Here are some ideas to make you want to get started:

  • Wall decoration : Make a floral fresco by assembling several paper flowers of different sizes and colors
  • table's center : Compose a bouquet of paper flowers to dress your table in an original and creative way
  • Crown of flowers : Tie your paper flowers on a circular support to create a decorative crown to hang or wear on the head during a ceremony
  • Personalized gift: Enter your gift packages with a paper flower to add a unique and refined touch.

With a little practice, you will quickly master the delicate art of paper flowers and can express all your creativity through surprising and unpublished achievements.

Get away without further delay in this poetic and sensory adventure!

To find out even more about the creation of paper flowers

If you are looking for a creative and relaxing way to spend your free time, why not try to create paper flowers? You can find a Detailed guide on how to make paper flowers. It is a wonderful activity that can transform a simple sheet of paper into a beautiful flower… and at Flowrette, we love them! ❤️ 


 

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