Paper Flowers is an inspirational book showing you how to create realistic, everlasting paper flowers and foliage for use in stunning bouquets, buttonholes and table displays. The clear step-by-step photographs and instructions in this book will guide you in making delicate paper flowers for focal pieces, accents, or for height and texture. In addition, there’s a range of beautiful vines and foliage. The flowers include both dramatic and romantic blooms, such as rose, peony, anemone, cosmos, dahlia, tulip, ranunculus and sweet pea. As well as comprehensive chapters on tools, materials and techniques, including paper manipulation and colouring, there is a fascinating section on the fine art principles of flower arranging. This includes colour scheme considerations, scale, positive/negative space, and how to create movement, texture, depth, shape, form and line. Finally, there are instructions on making a range of exquisite flower arrangements and bouquets, plus guidance on the aftercare and handling of the finished pieces.