DIY Tutorials

DIY Egg and Crepe Paper Valentine's Day Hearts

DIY Egg and Crepe Paper Valentine's Day Hearts

January 01, 2019 6 min read 6 Comments

Love is certainly in the air and Carte Fini is enamored with our favorite featured artist, Tiffanie Turner of papel SF and corner blog, who returns this month to tempt us all with her loveable creation...check it out, and most of all Happy Valentines Day!
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Giant Valentines Day Peony - A Carte Fini tutorial by Roya's Creations

Giant Valentines Day Peony - A Carte Fini tutorial by Roya's Creations

January 01, 2019 3 min read 4 Comments

Roya Heshmaty of Roya's Creationshas been kind enough to share her beautiful, giant crepe paper peony with us... just in time for Valentine's Day!
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Peony Floor Lamp - DIY tutorial

Peony Floor Lamp - DIY tutorial

April 04, 2018 3 min read

For July's Featured Artist we have brought back Roya with a spectacular crepe paper flower-embellished floor lamp. As beautiful as it is in the light of day, this lamp is over-the-top dramatic when lit!

We hope you enjoy this project and share your unique results!

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Ciao!

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DIY Paper Flower Bouquet

DIY Paper Flower Bouquet

February 28, 2017 0 min read 4 Comments

Here's another great Paper Flower DIY video tutorial from Avanti Morocha. This time, she shows us how to create a super-cute paper cone vase filled with crepe paper peonies!

This is a wonderful project that is just in time for Mother's Day. However, it is also ideally suited to bridal and wedding events (bridal showers, bridesmaids bouquets, wedding isle decorations, etc.)

We hope you try it yourselves and share your results. Ciao!
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DIY Paper Succulents / Suculentas de Papel Collab: Carte Fini - Part 1

DIY Paper Succulents / Suculentas de Papel Collab: Carte Fini - Part 1

October 20, 2016 0 min read 1 Comment

Rosa Carter (aka Avanti Morocha) has shared with us her new video tutorial that describes in detail how she creates her unique and adorable mini succulent plants.

This easy-to-do project is a great idea for table-number holders, wedding favors and more..

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Ciao!

 

Music: 

Carefree by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
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Life of Riley by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
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Hybrid Rose - A Carte Fini Tutorial by RoyasCreations

Hybrid Rose - A Carte Fini Tutorial by RoyasCreations

September 26, 2016 3 min read 3 Comments

We are very pleased to have our talented, local paper artist, Roya, assist us in introducing our 60 gram crepe paper collection! For this she has chosen to create a stunning Hybrid Rose... we have her detailed DIY tutorial instructions here!

The overwhelming response we have received from many of our paper artist friends find this more delicate crepe paper a great alternative for their creations that call for a lighter weight paper. We hope you will try this new product offering out for yourselves.

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Ciao!

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Paper Chandelier Tutorial by RoyasCreations

Paper Chandelier Tutorial by RoyasCreations

March 13, 2016 2 min read

The talented Roya is back with her dramatic crepe paper-embellished chandelier. We're sure the beautiful green she has chosen for this project was inspired by the coming St.Patricks day. However, as she has eluded to in her tutorial, this DIY lamp can be decorated with any color (or colors) that you you desire!

Have fun and share...Ciao!

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Christmas Ornaments Tutorial by RoyasCreations

Christmas Ornaments Tutorial by RoyasCreations

December 21, 2015 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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Crepe Paper Godetia and Bougainvillea

Crepe Paper Godetia and Bougainvillea

August 25, 2014 7 min read 9 Comments

Tiffanie Turner is back with a spectacular delivery of vibrant (end of summer) color!  Check out Tiffanie’s version of the classic bourganvilla embraced with lovely godetia  to compliment.  Learn how to re-create this beauty today
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Crepe Paper Flower Headpieces by Featured Artist Tiffanie Turner

Crepe Paper Flower Headpieces by Featured Artist Tiffanie Turner

October 06, 2013 7 min read 20 Comments

Autumn -- yes this cherished time of year has finally arrived along with all the lovely things we come to cherish after a long summer...from cool nights and warm cider, to the howl of a brisk breeze under the moonlight. This season can bring out the best inspiration from us all! The joy of crafting and the love of creating a little magic with rich, Italian crepe paper is something we continue to enjoy sharing with you, and today we are pleased to present our first Carte Fini blog post with our much anticipated "Featured Artist" showcase!

We are launching the Featured Artist showcase with an extremely talented, versatile, and beautiful individual (inside and out)! Please meet Tiffanie Turner, along with her story and a fabulous tutorial she has created just for you! Check it out, and we hope you'll "Fall" for Tiffanie's stylish, and very chic spin on floral fun.

Check us out again next month for more of Tiffanie's wonderful creations and inspiration. Happy Fall, and happy crafting!
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