Paper Roses

I saw some really pretty upcycled books made into paper roses on a Christmas tree and thought, I gotta figure out how to make them!

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I did some research and found this lovely tutorial here:

https://www.capitolromance.com/2011/12/21/diy-tutorial-paper-roses-from-books-or-sheet-music/

So I found some watercolor paper in my craft stash to test this idea out. I had to go to the store and get a glue gun because I didn’t have one. I am thrilled with the results and I am going to look for old books that are destined for the trash because of age or damage. I am so excited to make several of these for festive decorations!  I think I will glue some string or twine on it for a hanger.  Love!

Be Creative!

Vicki

 

2 comments

  1. When my friends daughter got married, she used an old Bible I had to make roses like this for her bouquet! It turned out so beautifully!

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