crepe paper pinata

Holiday Piñata - A Carte Fini Tutorial by Roya Pirnia

July 03, 2022 4 min read 16 Comments

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!!!

Roya has sent us a new tutorial for a great project that is perfect for Memorial Day, Independence Day (or can be color-modified for multiple occasions!)


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metallic crepe paper tea light holder

Metallic Crepe Paper Pear Tealight holder

April 18, 2022 1 min read 3 Comments

Here is a super-easy (but dramatic) use for 180 gram Metallic Italian Crepe Paper!

Sylvie Ashton, of Leaves and Petal Crafts (@leavesandpetalcrafts), shares her instructions and templates to make these cute home decorations. Love it!!!

Thank you Sylvie 😃

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DIY bunny wreath

DIY Bunny Wreath

April 16, 2022 1 min read 4 Comments

Just in time for Easter...The beautiful and talented Avanti Morocha has partnered with Carte Fini to bring you this wonderful Bunny Wreath DIY project. The artist's inspiration for this piece comes from one of her favorite stores, Anthropologie. Her version features a fun and whimsical crepe paper bunny!


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Crepe paper lavender tutorial

Lavender Crepe Paper Flowers Video Tutorial

March 22, 2022 1 min read 5 Comments

Wow!...another great video DIY from one of the many talented artists that use Carte Fini paper and supplies (including PanPastel)!

Krista McPhee has been good enough to share her step-by-step video tutorial for creating life-like lavender stems! See more of Krista's art at her Insta page @kinandtonic_craft

Thank you Krista!

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crepe paper tulip tutorial

DIY Crepe Paper Tulip Video

March 22, 2022 1 min read 3 Comments

Erica Worrall of @_littlepaperflowers_ (Instagram) has provided us with a wonderfully produced DIY video tutorial of her crepe paper tulip. In addition to her artistry, we love her style and sense of playfulness.


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Spring Topiary

Spring Topiary with Crepe Paper Flowers DIY video

March 22, 2022 0 min read 53 Comments

Carte Fini is pleased to introduce our latest Featured Artist. Rosa Carter (aka Avanti Morocha) has shared with us her beautiful Spring Topiary project.

Not only is this a wonderful springtime DIY creation, but we think you'll agree that her style is impeccable... enjoy and share...


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Spring tulip roya pirnia

Crepe Paper Spring Tulip Tutorial by Roya

March 22, 2022 2 min read 2 Comments

Roya has been busy lately!...

Spring has sprung and she is back with yet another beautiful creation to bring in this long awaited season.


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DIY easter egg peony

Easter Egg Peony tutorial

March 22, 2022 3 min read 7 Comments

Happy Easter!  A perfect time to try out this holiday-inspired project by Roya... a wonderful Easter Egg decoration alternative that is inspired by customs from her native Persia. This beautiful paper floral creation has a surprise inside! 

Have fun!

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Crepe Paper Heart - Happy Valentines Day

Crepe Paper Heart - Happy Valentines Day

February 14, 2022 1 min read 4 Comments

Nevia Ortiz of@NeviNinaYCreations shared this fun and pretty heart shaped wreath with us. Great decor for Valentine's Day or really any baby shower or birthday. You can create these in blue, red or pink or really any color you like. See the steps below and how easy this is. 
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Laminating Italian Metallic Crepe Paper by NeviNinaYCreations

February 13, 2022 1 min read 1 Comment

Nevia Ortiz of @NeviNinaYCreations show us her easy (and useful) technique for Laminating Italian Metallic Crepe Paper with a series of video tutorials. The resultant "double-sided" sheets allow crepe paper artists to then create with their own custom pieces... the variations are tremendous!

Thank you, Nevia!

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Valentine’s Day Leafy Ombre Branch Tutorial

Valentine’s Day Leafy Ombre Branch Tutorial

January 30, 2022 6 min read 3 Comments

Can we ever have enough Valentine's Day projects? Nope!

Dana Tezanos-Pinto of @TheFloweringTable shares her her wonderful and unique tutorial that lends itself well to this romantic holiday. Truth be told though, we can see this DIY as a launching pad for year-around variations using varying colors and materials.

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crepe paper stained glass hearts

Crepe Paper "Stained Glass" Hearts

January 30, 2022 4 min read 3 Comments

Here's a great idea and fun project for all of you crepe paper flower artists and crafters! @KellyPastorek walks us through her DIY project that uses all of those crepe paper "scraps" that you inevitably are left with after every project! Follow along as Kelly shows you her technique using these scraps and a bit of Mod Podge to create her decorative "Stained Glass" Hearts just in time for Valentines Day.

Thank you Kelly!

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