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Crepe Paper Artichoke Video Tutorial

January 27, 2020 1 min read

When you want to take a break from paper flowers, here is a video tutorial from Susan Bonn that demonstrates her crepe paper artichokes. Susan originally created this project as a Thanksgiving Centerpiece DIY. However, we agree with Susan that these little cuties can be crafted and enjoyed year around.
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Crepe Paper Black Rose and Purple Rose Buds

January 14, 2020 1 min read

Enjoy this easy tutorial on how to make crepe paper roses.

Ka Kei (Instagram: @khakigami) explains step-by-step how to make them.

Thank you Ka Kei!!!

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Giant Paper Flower Tutorial

January 07, 2020 3 min read 2 Comments

We have an exciting new DIY tutorial from Smile Mercantile Craft Company (@smilemercantile) that many of our customers and visitors have asked about... creating a backdrop with giant paper flowers! Perfect for weddings but could just as easily be utilized for other types of events and, of course, photo booths.
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Sheng Jian Bao Crepe Paper Box Tutorial

December 27, 2019 2 min read

As a fun diversion from crepe paper flowers, take a look at this DIY project brought to us by Yang Liu from Shanghai 1984. Here she shows us how to create striking and realistic looking Sheng Jian Bao... the street food bun native to her home. Thank you, Yang Liu!

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Crepe Paper Floral Crown

December 15, 2019 1 min read 1 Comment

Amity Beane has generously provided this DIY tutorial for her whimsical paper flower crown. Natural materials like birch and fir stems are utilized as well as DIY created crepe paper flowers!

This tutorial concentrates on the creation of the crown itself. You may of course use whatever paper flowers that you choose. The actual crepe paper flowers shown can be created from Amitys "Winter Whites" online course which can be found here!


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Christmas Ornaments Tutorial by RoyasCreations

November 24, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

Learn how to make Christmas ornaments. Although the title of this tutorial is Christmas Ornaments, you can use these ornaments for any decoration. Lets get started. 
Here are the items you need:
* Your choice of high quality Carte Fini 180 gram Italian crepe paper. I have used:

* One 2 inch foam ball
* Hot glue gun
* Scissors
* Needle nose pliers
* 28 gage gold wire
* Petal Template 1 1/2 inches wide and 3 inches long
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Christmas Wreath

November 17, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

Take a look at this beautiful Christmas Wreath by RoyasCreations!
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Crepe Paper Christmas Trees

November 17, 2019 1 min read 1 Comment

Here is another great DIY project from Avanti Morocha. This time she has brought us a wonderful holiday centerpiece idea using our new collection of 60 gram crepe paper It works extremely well with this project since this paper is lighter than conventional 180-gram crepe paper with grain that is far more subtle. Arranged in a rustic box... add a few pinecones and ornaments and voila!... all ready to adorn the holiday table or mantle!



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Tiffanie Turner's Mock-Vintage Floral Bulb Reflectors

November 17, 2019 5 min read 3 Comments

Holiday Greetings to All!!

December has arrived and the season of beauty and wonder is evident with plenty of color, sparkle and shine!  This month we enter a new realm of holiday excitement with the return of Tiffanie Turner (of corner blog and papel SF) and her latest phenomenal creations which will add a unique and "mock vintage" flair to your holiday setting.  We hope you enjoy Tiffanie's fabulous inspired artistry as much as we do! 
Happy holidays to you all!  See you again soon!
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Crepe Paper Woodland Ornaments by Tiffanie Turner

November 03, 2019 7 min read 7 Comments

November Greetings from Carte Fini!

We're once again delighted and thrilled to welcome back Ms. Tiffanie Turner for more lauded creations! As the season turns to holiday and all things festive we welcome Tiffanie's artistry with welcome arms and excitement. We hope you're as inspired as we are!
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Thanksgiving Chandelier - Crepe Paper Rose

Thanksgiving Chandelier - Crepe Paper Rose

October 31, 2019 1 min read 3 Comments

Check out this stunning Crepe Paper Rose Chandelier created by our featured paper artist, Roya!
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Thanksgiving Centerpiece Tutorial

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Tutorial

October 24, 2019 2 min read 6 Comments

Thanksgiving is pretty much right around the corner... time to prepare!

And "Thanks" to Roya, we have a lovely centerpiece DIY project that you can create to adorn the holiday table. Our wonderful paper artist has indicated specific colors in her tutorial but you may want to try your own variations using our new seasonal "Fall/Winter Collection" of Autumn colors. 




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