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

Recently noticed: delicate handmade paper flowers, vegetables, potted plants. Here is an overview:

Berkeley artist Momoca Usagi offers a selection of paper plants, including paper lemons, daikon, radishes and pomegranates; $ 8
Above: Berkeley-based artist Momoca Usagi offers a selection of paper plants, including paper lemons, daikon, radishes and pomegranates; $ 82 each.
Bay Area artist Tiffanie Turner trained as an architect before turning to botanical sculpture; we particularly like the series The Ends, representing flowers from the past and made of Italian and German crepe paper, floral thread, floral tape, glue, dye, tint and found glass vases. For more information, contact the Eleanor Harwood gallery.
Above: Tiffanie Turner, a Bay Area artist, trained as an architect before turning to botanical sculpture; we particularly like the series The Ends, representing flowers from the past and made of Italian and German crepe paper, floral thread, floral tape, glue, dye, tint and found glass vases. For more information, contact the Eleanor Harwood gallery.
The artist Livia Cetti of the Green Vase makes a range of paper flowers, from simple stems to large paper pot factories. His work is available from John Derian in New York; contact the store directly to see what they have in stock. (And see Margot's visit to Livia's house in Bloomsbury in the Bronx: at home with Livia Cetti and her family.)
Above: Green Vase artist Livia Cetti makes a range of paper flowers, from simple stems to the largest potted paper factories. His work is available from John Derian in New York; contact the store directly to see what they have in stock. (And see Margot’s visit to Livia’s house in Bloomsbury in the Bronx: at home with Livia Cetti and her family.)
Minneapolis-based Ann Wood of Woodlucker is directly inspired by historic botanical prints. in his job. She manipulates paper and thread, using drawing and cutting with sharp embroidery scissors. Contact Woodlucker directly for more information.
Above: Minneapolis-based Ann Wood of Woodlucker is directly inspired by historic botanical prints. in his job. She manipulates paper and thread, using drawing and cutting with sharp embroidery scissors. Contact Woodlucker directly for more information.
Corrie Beth Hogg, based in Brooklyn, offers tutorials on making your own paper mills on her blog The Apple of My DIY.
Above: Brooklyn-based Corrie Beth Hogg offers tutorials on making your own paper mills on her blog The Apple of My DIY.
Edenworks Japanese artist and florist Megumi Shinozaki creates her paper flowers using a Naoron paper construction, which means the flowers are waterproof and tear-resistant. A selection of flowers is available from Bon Boutique in Tucson for $ 84 each. The Cooper-Hewitt store also offers single flowers for $ 59.
Above: Japanese artist and florist Megumi Shinozaki of Edenworks creates her paper flowers using a Naoron paper construction, which means the flowers are waterproof and tear-resistant. A selection of flowers is available from Bon Boutique in Tucson for $ 84 each. The Cooper-Hewitt store also offers single flowers for $ 59.

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