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Handmade paper roses, from The Winthrop Woman, published in 1959.

Each petal is hand cut and added to the flower individually.

Stacked together and tied with a simple ribbon, these roses make a stunning bouquet.

And as promised, the special project using the ‘map’ illustration from an old book. Each of these frames contains anĀ  original and very limited edition prose passage, handwritten on cobblestone-textured cream paper.

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Finally … a quick snap of the arrangement made with deep red paper and an old Archie comic book. Two of these matching arrangements flank a giant clock on top of my friend’s piano.

Detail.

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Peeking out of this little arrangement … a hand-tinted rose made from a 1959 copy of The Winthrop Woman. A couple of flowers in linen paper, wrapped in tissue, makes a gorgeous little gift for a book lover.

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Commissioned by lala design, concept and frames supplied by laladesign, flowers and wire work by me!

Here are the frames wired up and ready for transport. Each frame has 28 flowers made from the signature hot pink and pink-on-white papers from lala.

Flower stems curled and frames hung back to back in the shop window.

The view from the front of the store. Go see it for yourself at 227 Oxford Street in Leederville. While you’re there check out the beautiful papers and great design ideas in the store, and support businesses that support hand-made!

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Bouquet of new and vintage papers, with double layered textured paper leaves in purple and white.

Bouquet of pink vellum and black-and-white polka-dot paper, with fat padded stems wrapped in pink and white embroidery thread. My current favourite!

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