Book Giveaway: Paper Blooms

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Leave a comment and you could win a copy of Paper Blooms: 25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More (Lark Crafts, 2013)
Learn how to make bright and cheerful paper poppy flowers.
Paper asters can brighten up any room.
Leave a comment and you could win a copy of Paper Blooms: 25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More (Lark Crafts, 2013)

Leave a comment and you could win a copy of Paper Blooms: 25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More (Lark Crafts, 2013)

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UPDATE: Giveaway has ended.

Paper artist and CraftStylish contributor, Jeffery Rudell has published an all-new book demonstrating how to create simple and beautiful Paper Blooms (Lark Crafts, 2013). This book features 25 easy-to-make and sophisticated paper flower designs that can be used to decorate your home, office, or any special occasion. Each unique project features step-by-step photos and clear instructions. You'll also find inspirational photo pages and full-size templates.

Make colorful alliums or an elegant orchid.

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To help you get started, we've got tutorials of two of the projects found in Paper Blooms: 25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More (Lark Crafts, 2013). Learn how to make simple white paper flowers or make perfect paper daises. Lark Crafts is also offering a free project download from Paper Blooms.

LEAVE A COMMENT AND YOU COULD WIN
Leave a comment on this post explaining why you'd like to win before the deadline-11:59 p.m. EDT, April 30, 2013-and you could be one of the four lucky winners who will be chosen at random. The winners will be announced the week of May 6, 2013 and contacted via e-mail.

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Comments (86)

tkdla writes: Beautiful. Beautiful. I would love to win this beautiful book.
Posted: 7:50 am on May 4th
charolette33 writes: This book looks so lovely! I would love to experiment with some of the techniques.
Posted: 2:54 pm on May 3rd
Northernstitcher writes: I'd love to receive a book with these tutorials. LOVE working with my hands, and have done some paper-related projects in the past. Thanks!
Posted: 1:45 pm on May 3rd
lbuser writes: I love Jeffrey Rudell's articles. They are always entertaining and informative and I find myself looking for new articles and craft projects every time the CraftStylish newsletter comes out. I have tried several and while I am not always successful, I always have fun trying. Now, I can't wait to read his book.
Posted: 1:38 pm on May 3rd
serrysan writes: Looking forward to trying this out
Posted: 4:36 pm on April 30th
kentuckygirl1961 writes: This book looks great - and like it's lots of fun! Thank you for the opportunity!
Posted: 12:55 pm on April 30th
Jyothsna writes: Who wouldn't want to have the perfect blooms that can brighten up a day, no matter what the season is? These natural looking paper flowers are sure to catch the eye. Getting this book as a giveaway would be an invaluable gift.
Posted: 11:34 am on April 28th
coochaloo writes: Don't Pick the Flowers! Make flowers, pick minds!
Posted: 1:00 pm on April 27th
user-2238665 writes: hola!!!!
me encantaria tener este libro!!!! ya que me encantan todas las manualidades hechas con papel, y me fasinan las flores, hago flores de liston, de tela reciclada, de botellas de refresco y de latas, bueno es que porsupuesto me encanta el reciclaje, asi que espero tener la oportunidad de tenerlo si no es muy tarde. gracias mil!!!!

Posted: 10:00 pm on April 26th
anttibear writes: Anything Jeffrey does is extraordinary. I'd love to have this book! Thank you.
Posted: 7:23 pm on April 25th
PlaidBride writes: I have been obsessed with paper flowers since I first made the tissue carnations as a child. It would be great to expand my repetoire.
Posted: 2:01 pm on April 25th
hummergirl writes: Would absolutely love to have this book in my collection, and make some of those crafty little flowers. Theya re beautiful!! Thank you for the opportunity!!
Posted: 9:11 am on April 24th
Nikonchic writes: As the violets in my yard scream, "Pick me! Pick me! Pick me!"
Posted: 11:05 pm on April 23rd
PixiePastry writes: I've been called the Paper Packrat; this would help me put some of my beautiful collection to good use. Thanks for the offering!
Posted: 10:28 pm on April 23rd
user-1086623 writes: These are amazing flowers! I really want a copy of this book.
Posted: 10:18 pm on April 23rd
auschick writes: this would be a lot of fun to work on with my spring and summer bride friends!
Posted: 7:44 pm on April 23rd
ClareERT writes: Could have used this book when we made paper flower centerpieces for banquet tables 2 years ago, but still appreciate the opportunity to WIN one!
Posted: 5:44 pm on April 23rd
sellaM writes: Good.Bring my gift please! This book will be a good addition to my library. Thanks for the offer.
Posted: 10:00 am on April 23rd
IsabelHL writes: I would like to know how to make them, and then to use it all as aromatherapy difusers. :)

Posted: 12:20 am on April 23rd
enchantment writes: oh, I really really really would love this book!
Posted: 11:30 pm on April 22nd
gayaya writes: This is so much fun! I have made flowers for many years, but never a daffodil or paperwhite! Good luck, everyone.
Posted: 9:09 pm on April 22nd
memphismilliner writes: Hi, I love making flowers - usually in fabric - but would love to learn the paper craft.

Thank you for the opportunity!
Posted: 7:52 pm on April 22nd
nick0166 writes: ooo what fun for summer projects!
Posted: 4:29 pm on April 22nd
Staxx writes: I love paper crafts! What a neat way to spruce up a room or a card.
Posted: 3:31 pm on April 22nd
taysha1128 writes: I'd love to make some flowers so there's always "fresh" flowers in my home.
Posted: 11:42 am on April 22nd
219carol writes: I would love to receive Jeffrey's book as my son is getting married this summer and we were looking for new ways to decorate without breaking the budget! This would be a perfect way to do something different and unique.
Posted: 11:25 am on April 22nd
FrankplusMargie writes: This looks lovely! I would make paper bouquets for my mother, sisters, and friends for Mother's Day!
Posted: 8:20 am on April 22nd
tkdla writes: Beautiful. I want to make a bouquet for my mother-in-law, who is in long-term rehab. They'll stay cheerful and fresh.
Posted: 6:30 am on April 22nd
aenglish writes: I really love how real the paper flowers appear and would love to win the book. I could have hours of fun trying to get mine to look half as real.love love love them....
Posted: 8:45 pm on April 21st
MissPat writes: I would love to have this book. I'm sure some of the patterns would translate to fabric for costumes.

Posted: 6:31 pm on April 21st
AKUA writes: I'm a hand papermaker and would relish ideas to use on my beautiful, form scratch, plant papers.
Posted: 12:56 pm on April 21st
JB1523 writes: Love paper crafts!! This looks like fun.
Posted: 10:41 am on April 21st
CDL1222 writes: And isn't everyday a celebration!
Posted: 9:55 am on April 21st
nexttripp writes: Yay flowers I don't need to water. Would love to win this book
Posted: 11:44 pm on April 20th
jennieMB writes: These would be great to decorate a craft show table or maybe flatten to use on greeting cards.
Posted: 5:37 pm on April 20th
CraftsyGirl writes: Looks sweet! I'm in.
Posted: 5:13 pm on April 20th
snuggles61268 writes: I would love to win this book as well as all the others, so please enter me into the drawing. This would help me add extra eye popping decorations to my handmade creations. I made my mother and mother-in-law a bouquet of roses for mothers day last year and am looking for something to top that craft idea, so please help me.
Posted: 2:27 pm on April 20th
captainmarvyl writes: What a great idea, sign me up
Posted: 2:26 pm on April 20th
darlenemarie writes: Love Jeffery's flower tutorials. Please enter me in giveaway. Thanks.
Posted: 12:13 pm on April 20th
tknight888 writes: Getting married in November 2013, looks like the perfect book for my decorations at the reception!
Posted: 10:40 am on April 20th
user-350953 writes: I made a tissue paper hibiscus on a cruise a few years ago. From the front cover of the book, the flowers shown are more sofisticated. It would help me add to my repetoire.

Posted: 9:38 am on April 20th
tbsnyder writes: Looks like a great book, would love to learn to make the flowers in this book!
Posted: 8:59 am on April 20th
banditsmom writes: I love the flowers on the front of the book and I am sure my friend and I will really enjoy making all the flowers inside the book.
Posted: 8:49 am on April 20th
karendries writes: Not only would this be a lovely gift to my grandchildren as a wonderful craft time activity to do, but it might inspire a little home business much needed in these hard times.
Posted: 8:26 am on April 20th
SUZAG writes: These flowers are so pretty and they look like they would be fun to make!
Posted: 8:12 am on April 20th
claire2810 writes: This looks like a really good book and I would really really really love to win it. I hope you have my address so you can put it in the post for me, ok!!!!
Posted: 6:03 am on April 20th
cmuradc writes: Jeffery is a genius with paper, and his creations are both elegant and playful!

Posted: 4:38 am on April 20th
timpson77 writes: These are absolutely gorgeous and look like a lot of fun to make! Would love to own this book! Thanks for sharing!
Posted: 4:18 am on April 20th
beachcatlover writes: These are beautiful!! Pick me! Pick me!
Posted: 12:41 am on April 20th
wat2so writes: My daughter & I love doing paper crafts of all kinds. As this has been a particularly looong winter with way to much snow, making these paper flowers would give us a little hope that perhaps spring is just around the corner. Thanks for the e-mail
Posted: 11:00 pm on April 19th
betzetta writes: Looks like a great way to brighten up even the sunniest afternoon.
Posted: 10:26 pm on April 19th
Luria writes: I normally don't use proper methods to make my flowers, since I always improvise with whatever I have and base it on pictures. It'd be nice to see how others do it and compare notes! This would we a good opportunity to make some pretty things to give to others for a smile.
Posted: 9:56 pm on April 19th
jayanthy writes: These look like fun. Thanks in advance if i win this.
Posted: 9:43 pm on April 19th
cmct writes: I'm entranced by these flowers. They look like stylized real flowers, as opposed to generic "paper flowers." Really lovely. It would be fun to have vases full of these around the house.
Posted: 9:05 pm on April 19th
rrjane011749 writes: In love with these flowers--would love to win the book
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Posted: 7:30 pm on April 19th
lyngo writes: I would love to have this book . The flowers would be lovely on my spring wreath. thank you for the chance to win it.
Posted: 7:19 pm on April 19th
June66 writes: Paper crafts are fun and easy, and I love flowers.
Posted: 7:11 pm on April 19th
user-1050857 writes: I'd love to have this book as the flowers shown are just lovely and I certainly have enough magazines to get a good start !! I love the poppies in the photo. Thank you Mr Rudell !!
Elly

Posted: 7:05 pm on April 19th
tkdla writes: These are lovely. It would be great to know their secrets.
Posted: 7:03 pm on April 19th
buttercup2 writes: I love to craft with paper and this book will be very helpful to learn how to make lovely flowers.
Posted: 6:47 pm on April 19th
mabrady13 writes: I love paper flowers & these are sooo pretty. I can't wait to start making them.I help with crafts at our local community center & these would be the perfect craft for the ladies.
Posted: 6:38 pm on April 19th
MyliJo writes: Looks like fun! And so practical, too!
Posted: 6:29 pm on April 19th
cscaccio writes: These flowers are gorgeous! The orchids alone are worth it. Orchids stay dormant for long periods so it would be great to have paper ones while you wait.
Posted: 6:27 pm on April 19th
TeenProgrammer writes: I love the realistic look of these paper flowers. I can see the teens enjoy making these paper blooms already!
Posted: 6:14 pm on April 19th
fozie writes: Just lovely! Always fun to see new ways to make paper flowers. Thanks for the chance to win!
Posted: 6:13 pm on April 19th
CuteCreations writes: WOW, this is so cool. I have always wanted to learn how to make paper flowers. Some of them look so real. Would love to make some with my kids. They love crafting with me :)
Posted: 6:00 pm on April 19th
SoPark writes: Making pretty flowers is something I'd like to try.
Posted: 5:57 pm on April 19th
wendyfire writes: I would love love love this book... I haven't done scrapbooking much b/c I'm always making family/friends' birthday cards! I cut and punch and stamp and glue... and make things like origami and flowers... would love to see what new neat things I could add to my inside pop-ups-outs for everyone to see! They are 'on to me' with filling confetti and/or scatter pieces inside, so I try different po-ups and additions now. Lovely flowers in this book... so far. I'd love to see more and win! :) thanks.
Posted: 5:56 pm on April 19th
bluemoonalone writes: I remember making paper flowers back in the 60's & 70's..My friends all loved them then..I would love to do it again!! Thanks for the chance!
Posted: 5:52 pm on April 19th
WellnessWithGrace writes: THis looks like lots of fun! WIll try some this week with my daughter.
Posted: 5:48 pm on April 19th
vicsav writes: I love Jeffery's paper projects. I've been recycling the printed inside of envelopes for flowers, bows, and other origami type projects. I'd love to have his book. I'm sure it is awesome!
Posted: 5:47 pm on April 19th
ctdamsel writes: I enjoy making paper beads from magazines and catalogs; this is the next step.
Posted: 5:42 pm on April 19th
user-775874 writes: I always enjoy seeing what Jeffery is going to do next. He is so talented and I've used some of his other paper creations during special occasions. I would love to add this book to my book collection.
Posted: 5:38 pm on April 19th
sandragest writes: I love flowers and am just learning how to make some. Would love, love, love to win this book.
Posted: 5:29 pm on April 19th
jamama writes: Looks like great fun! would love to win it!
Posted: 5:13 pm on April 19th
kid1968 writes: I am obsessed with paper & fabric I will buy it just because I think it is pretty, and what a collection I have! This book would give me ways to use my beautiful papers. Thanks for a chance to win this book.
Posted: 4:49 pm on April 19th
bozocat writes: This looks like such fun! Just think of the various colors you can come up with!
Posted: 4:44 pm on April 19th
dragonswing writes: I love all paper crafting and it would be nice to learn to make flowers too. Then I could pass what I learn on to the folks at the library during one of our classes.
Posted: 4:37 pm on April 19th
teatimeat4 writes: This book looks fantastic! Would love to create these flowers!!
Posted: 4:33 pm on April 19th
snowm writes: I would love to work my way through this book! Jeffery's tutorials are great! Thanks for the chance to win!!
Posted: 4:27 pm on April 19th
sparrowrose writes: I'd love to always have fresh flowers but they can be so expensive in the winter (or year-round if you live in an apartment, like me!) With this book, I could have the luxury of "fresh" flowers all the time!
Posted: 4:25 pm on April 19th
pak65791 writes: This book looks like a lot of fun!
Posted: 4:23 pm on April 19th
HamiltonGirl writes: Wow, this looks like a great book!
Posted: 3:12 pm on April 19th
equinecpa writes: A beautiful way to add a pop of color in Early Spring when there are no flowers to pick for the vases...I'd love to make a few of these...
Posted: 10:10 am on April 19th
ShiningStar writes: This looks like fun. I want to add flowers to my art journals.
Posted: 1:31 am on April 17th
squirrel_ee writes: I love Jeffery's paper tutorials and have done several such as the cake cut-out decoration. A book on flowers would be so welcome--the poppies would be my first project!
Thanks
Posted: 10:52 pm on April 16th
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