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Making your own paper flowers can be relaxing but also daunting at first. We started in 2016 and have learned that certain types of paper will last a few months, and others will last a few years.  Using normal 12x12" scrapbooking cardstock/paper will create beautiful flowers, but it is not recommended for a long term installation or for very large flowers.  The flowers tend to droop at the top within a few months. Large flowers (35cm and up) should be made by using at least 230g cardstock. We prefer to use a...

How to decide where to purchase your paper flowers in South Africa can be tricky.  There are so many options available. When we started off making paper flowers in 2016, there were not many posts to be found on Pinterest.  There were no templates and no training videos.  So I jumped in and tried my first few flowers.  Looking at them now, they are horrible.  :)  But as time went by, I figured out the sizing, created new petals and eventually did my own rose design.  I threw away many many...

We are often asked how to install the paper flowers or what to use to stick it to the wall.  The first question to ask is where will you attach it. Is it a wall, curtain, chair or other background. We build all our flowers with a ribbon loop at the back.  This will enable you to use a pin  to fit it to a curtain. If the flowers are for the back of a chair - we will add an additional ribbon loop at the back, so that you can thread...