Make It: DIY Paper Flower String Lights

created at: 07/11/2012
What’s an outdoor summer soiree without some fanciful lighting?? Bring the festivities up a notch with some colorful flower string lights!    

These pretty garden lights are made using low-heat LEDs (we don’t want your party to take a turn towards Tragic Fire Town) and colorful cupcake liners. Check out how to make different flower and leaf styles over on Oh Happy Day!

Roundup: 7 Stunning DIY Paper Flower Tutorials!

created at: 03/07/2012

If you spend much time in the online DIY/craft sphere (guilty as charged!), chances are you’ve noticed a whole lot of paper flower love lately.  And I’m not talking about those paper flowers you made as a kid that were all scraggly and sad, these are seriously stunning creations that people are posting.  Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up seven of the prettiest and best paper flower tutorials all in one spot — ENJOY!   


created at: 03/07/2012

1. This over-sized paper flower was used as a centerpiece for Brittany’s wedding — she shares all the steps over on 100 Layer Cake! Continue Reading

How To: Make a Giant DIY Paper Flower for Valentine’s Day!

created at: 02/02/2012

There’s an old saying in the art world, “If you can’t make it good, make it big”.  While that rings true some of the time, it’s definitely possible to make it good AND make it big.  Case in point: these giant paper flowers!   

Originally made for a wedding, I think they would be fabulous for Valentine’s Day (they’re both about love, right?)!  I love them as V-Day decor or part of a surprise gift — how would you use these gorgeous, over-sized flowers? Continue Reading