At the end of April I shared with you my crepe paper magnolia design and tutorial. Since then, I have been wanting to create a wreath with these beautiful blooms. Well, here it is! And I am in love. This wreath now graces my front door and welcomes the warm, sunny days of summer. The crepe paper is just so wonderful to work with and it suits this large bloom so well because you can stretch and manipulate the paper with your fingers as you go. On a 12″ foam wreath you really don’t need more than 10 blooms making this the perfect afternoon craft project. For my wreath I made 7 of the flowers in full bloom and the other three as smaller buds. These are simple to adapt as they only need 4 petals and to create the bud shape the petals are tacked together at the tips with a little glue. We filled the wreath with plenty of rich dark leaves in two different tones, that were shaped with a slight stretch. The paper magnolia wreath will hang on my front door under the porch until I am ready to change up my color palette for fall. I’ll then bring it indoors and find somewhere fabulous to hang it year-round. Pop back over to my tutorial post to see how to make the crepe paper magnolias then follow my simple step-by-step tutorial below to make your own glorious crepe paper magnolia wreath. We love to see our designs out there in the world so if you make your own crepe paper magnolia or wreath please do share it with us across Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and we will share our faves. Enjoy! ~ Lia
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I buy my crepe paper here http://www.cartotecnicarossi.it/eng/
but they sell only in italy, however you can click on Retailer Area and check if there is a possibility to buy it in your country.
I have the Home Decor cartridge on order here in the UK. The woodland theme is delightful. I am so pleased that I found your site – your designs are beautiful. Thanks for sharing the how-to!
Oh, I am so excited you are getting it!! Share photos of your projects. 😉
Thanks! A tad Southern, perhaps?
I am always so envious when you post one of your Creations made from crepe paper.
We can’t purchase the lusciously thick crepe that you use, we have to buy it in bulk from overseas 🙁
One day I will commit to buying a big order of crepe paper and make SO many of your Creations at once. Your magnolias will be the first as it is my FAVOURITE!
One day . . .
Oh that makes me sad. 🙁 Everyone should be able to get that paper. In the meantime, try the lighter weight or whatever you can get there.
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this is so beautiful Lia, I invite you to share at the Thursday hop ( open now until Sat at midnight) xo
Thanks! We will do it!
So pretty and great tutorial. You are so creative and talented! Thanks for sharing!
Thank you Misty! I am in love with this wreath. 😉
Very beautiful, hope to find time to make own!
They are one of the easier flowers to make. 😉