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Christy of One Handspun Day used our handcrafted Paper Flowers to create these incredible floating wreath centerpieces for Green Wedding Shoes! Read on for two more of Christie’s DIY ideas using Paper Flowers, and visit Green Wedding Shoes for a chance to win two dozen of your own + a vessel of your choice.

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I wanted to bring in more gold accents, so I added detail to the leaves of the roses. To create this same effect, use a gold pen to draw a line down the center of each leaf, and several lines down both sides.

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I love that the stems and leaves of the west elm roses have a wire base, because it makes them so easy to work with! Here a couple of different ways in which the roses could be incorporated into the individual place settings.

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Name Cards. Use a gold pen to write your guest’s name on the leaf, and curl the stem so the rose stands on the plate.

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Napkin Rings. I rolled each napkin and coiled the rose stem around it, shaping the leaf so it curves nicely over the top.

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Visit Green Wedding Shoes for a chance to win two dozen of our handcrafted Paper Flowers+ a vessel of your choice!
• See more of Christy’s DIY projects on the One Handspun Day blog, and check out her online shop for wedding invitations with original artwork from around the world!


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April 3, 2013

Beautiful, I love it all! Well done Christy!



April 3, 2013

Simply beautiful!!!

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April 3, 2013

Wow this is helpful! How beautiful! Very quietly elegant.

Naomi {Sweet Violet Bride}

April 3, 2013

Love this!!!

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