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Trend Alert: Paper Flowers, Fruits, and Plants as Decor

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Trend Alert: Paper Flowers, Fruits, and Plants as Decor

May 26, 2020

Noticed lately: delicate handmade paper flowers, vegetables, potted plants. Here’s a look:

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Above: Berkeley-based artist Momoca Usagi offers a selection of Paper Plants, including paper lemons, daikon, radishes, and pomegranates; $82 each.
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Above: Bay Area-based artist Tiffanie Turner trained as an architect before turning to botanical sculpture; we especially like her The Ends Series, depicting past-their-prime florals and made from Italian and German crepe paper, floral wire, floral tape, glue, stain, tint, and found glass vases. For more info, contact the Eleanor Harwood Gallery.
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Above: Artist Livia Cetti of the Green Vase makes an array of paper flowers, from single stems to larger potted paper plants. Her work is available from John Derian in NYC; contact the shop directly to see what they have in stock. (And see Margot’s tour of Livia’s house at Bloomsbury in the Bronx: At Home with Livia Cetti and Family.)
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Above: Ann Wood of Minneapolis-based Woodlucker is directly inspired by historical botanical prints. in her work. She manipulates paper and wire, using drawing and cutting with sharp embroidery scissors. Contact Woodlucker directly for more info.
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Above: Brooklyn-based Corrie Beth Hogg offers tutorials on making your own paper plants on her blog The Apple of My DIY.
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Above: Japanese artist and florist Megumi Shinozaki of Edenworks creates her paper flowers using Naoron paper construction, which means the flowers are waterproof and tear resistant. A selection of blooms is available from Bon Boutique in Tucson for $84 each. The Cooper-Hewitt shop also carries single blooms for $59.

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