13th May2011


Paper Flower Week: Japanese Rice Paper Flowers

by Dinah Wulf

Paper Flower Week: Japanese Rice Paper Flowers

Don’t buy paper flowers for your scrapbooking. Make these Japanese Rice Paper Flowers from Our Fun Life.

These are so cool! They can be used decoratively on cards or scrapbook page.

Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Waxed Paper
  • Watercolor
  • Styrofoam Egg Carton
  • Fine Tipped Marker
  • Embellishments (optional)

1. Cut Japanese rice paper into random flower shapes

2. Place one cut flower on waxed paper and watercolor

3. Carefully pick it up and hold it from underneath

4. Pinch the center while twisting and overlapping the petals.

5. Place flower in a styrofoam egg carton to help hold the shape while drying

6. When dried, add details with a fine tipped marker

7. Embellish center of flowers with glitter, buttons, beads, rhinestones, etc.

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Dinah is a craft, home décor, & DIY Blogger for www.diyinspired.com, an eco-friendly site promoting repurposing through reinvention. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. Formerly an educator at CSUF and business owner, she now is a full time writer, Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, 3M DIY Expert, and a member of Martha’s Circle. She has blogged for multiple websites including Fix.com, Earth 911, Home Made Simple, and Sprout Online and has been published in a few magazines and ebooks. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Buzzfeed.

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