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 has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. She is a Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, a Blogger at Earth911 and GMC Trade Secrets, and a member of Martha’s Circle. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Circle of Moms as a Most Creative Blog. Dinah was featured on Linqia’s Community Spotlight, as an influential community leader.

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