A Petal Unfolds is brimming with easy-to-make DIY paper flowers to bring beauty and style to your home. Susan gives you step-by-step advice so you can create something just as stunning as the real thing - but lasts forever.
Susan discusses basic materials, tools and techniques as well as tips on flower parts, colouring and painting, before guiding you through the flower tutorials. From peonies to poppies, dahlias to sweet peas, there are flowers and foliage for every aesthetic.
Materials & Tools
The Anatomy of a Flower & Leaf
THE FLOWERS: Anemone, Cyclamen, Crocus, Narcissus, Fuchsia, Tulip, Lisianthus, Coral Charm Peony, Bowl of Beauty Peony, Dahlia Caf au Lait, Semi cactus Dahlia, Lily Regale, Cupcake Cosmos, Hydrangea, Honeysuckle, Hollyhock, Sweet Pea, Icelandic Poppy, Garden Rose, Hybrid Tea Rose.
TUTORIALS: Wild Rose Table Setting, Mini Cherry Blossom Wreath, Peony & Tulip Arrangement, Poppy Wall Hanging, Summer Mixed Bouquet.
"Not only do they look beautiful but we love that paper flowers live forever, so they're a sustainable way to keep your place decorated." - Megan Murray, Stylist
About the Author
Susan Beech is a leading UK paper flower artist and founder of A Petal Unfolds, who creates flowers in a beautifully modern way. Her work has been featured by Martha Stewart Living amongst others, who have described her as one of their favourite petal artists.Susie first started making paper flowers in 2013 and previously studied Fine Art at the University of Brighton. Her commercial clients include Liberty London, The Financial Times, Jo Malone London, Martha Stewart Living, The White Company and Tatty Devine.An experienced teacher, Susie regularly teaches sold out paper flower classes in London and Paris. She has also lead workshops and events for brands and institutions such as the Victoria & Albert Museum, kikki.K and Cath Kidston.