Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers : A Guide to Making Unbelievably Realistic Paper Blooms
A Guide to Making Unbelievably Realistic Paper Blooms
The country's premiere paper-flower artist, Livia Cetti is known for her high-style, gorgeous tissue and crepe-paper flowers - many of which are often mistaken for real flowers. The Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers is Cetti's comprehensive how-to manual showcasing her until-now secret techniques for creating 27 popular blooms, including peonies, poppies, roses, and hibiscus. Clear instructions and stunning step-by-step photographs show crafters of all levels how to make individual flowers as well as how to combine blooms to form 20 exquisite garlands, centerpieces, wreaths, corsages, and boutonnieres.
Livia Cetti has been a contributing editor at Martha Stewart Weddings since 2002 and she started her own florist and paper flower company, The Green Vase, in 2005. She is currently the style director at Brides magazine. Her work has been featured on eight covers of Martha Stewart Weddings as well as in the magazines InStyle, Food and Wine, Elle and Brides, among many others. Her corporate clients include Anthropologie, Kate Spade and Bergdorf Goodman.