I hope you all had a wonderful Easter!  I was recently inspired by these beautiful floral letters, but I soon realised that nice fake flowers come few and far between (and are really pricey when you do find them), so I decided to try to recreate them using hand-made paper flowers.

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What you’ll need (scroll down for the Whimseybox supply list):

  • card (patterned or plain.  I used scrapbooking card)
  • wooden letters (mine are from Typo)
  • craft knife and/or scissors
  • craft glue
  • pencil
  • cutting mat (optional)
  • paper flower pattern (I used this gorgeous one from Seven Swans Stationery, featured on The Pretty Blog)

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Cut out whatever designs you want to use from the template (I used the smaller flowers), using the craft knife or a sharp pair of scissors.  You can then use a pencil to trace around these, onto your cardstock.  Once you’ve cut out a few designs you can start putting the flowers together.  Bend the petals slightly to make them more 3D.

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Once you’ve made a few flowers, arrange them on the wooden letters (I suggest you do this before sticking them down).  Once you’re happy with the design, use the craft glue to stick them.

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Let the glue dry for a bit, then you’re done!  These would also work really nicely as table numbers for wedding or functions.  Have fun!

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