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  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 10 May 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781446309179
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £15.99
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Crepe Paper Blooms, Bugs & Butterflies


Over 20 colourful paper projects from Miss Petal & Bloom by Eileen Lim

Book Description

Step into the vibrant world of Crepe Paper Blooms, Bugs & Butterflies with Miss Petal & Bloom, Eileen Lim.

In this beautifully illustrated guidebook, internationally acclaimed artist Eileen Lim reveals her secrets to crafting whimsical blooms and insects using 180gsm Italian crepe paper. To begin, the materials and basic techniques are broken down in detail, making this a perfect book for beginners.

In the Blooms chapter, you'll learn how to create a host of flowers that will never wilt, including a sunflower, a rose, two kinds of peonies, a dahlia, a ranunculus, oriental poppies, anemones, hydrangeas and a magnificent king protea. Eileen also demonstrates simple ways to transform your handmade flowers into lovely bouquetsperfect as gifts for your loved ones. In the Bugs and Butterflies chapters, you’ll be introduced to a collection of quirky crepe paper insects, such as two spectacular moths, two butterflies, colourful beetles, a dragonfly and a chubby little bumblebee, plus a fun range of display ideas. Finally, in the Potted Plants chapter, Eileen shares techniques for making a variety of plants, as well as tips on how to pot them. These include daffodils, irises, orchids, delphiniums, tulips, foxgloves and gorgeous succulents that you’ll never need to water.

With step-by-step photos for all projects, accompanied by full-size templates, you'll be inspired to give this addictive craft a go, and create beautiful paper blooms, bugs and butterflies for all occasions.

About the Author

About Eileen Lim

Eileen Lim is the cheerful paper artist behind her colourful online moniker ‘Miss Petal & Bloom’. Based in Singapore, she is one of the leading crepe paper florists internationally with an Instagram following of over 34k. As a full-time crepe paper artist, she has crafted blooms for brands such as Bvlgari Parfums, Jo Malone, The Body Shop, Keds, Coach, Olivia Burton and many more. She has also worked as a set designer for Harper’s Bazaar, Singapore. Eileen is fully self-taught and hopes to spread the joy of crepe paper blooms to anyone with a passion for crafting! 

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