Projects — Origami

David Tutera & A Crafty Commercial

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David Tutera & A Crafty Commercial

Last year we were contacted by David Tutera's Celebrations WEtv to make flowers for a celebrity event. As an avid watcher of his many design shows I was thrilled for this opportunity and we have been patiently waiting for it to air...  We're so excited the episode featuring our flowers will be on  Friday, February 26th at 10pm EST on WEtv! Althea & Benzino's Baby Shower.  We hope you will be watching with us!  Since then we've moved to Santa Barbara County and have been settling in. A glimpse of a day in our workshop & home in Lompoc, California. *the lovely tunes by my partner...

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Life Magazine Flowers for their Sunnyside, New York wedding!

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Leslie & Dave contacted us with a pile of vintage Life Magazines hoping we could craft them into flowers for their wedding! Her ideas inspired our pomander and large centerpiece designs. They ordered: Bridal PomanderBoutonnieresMaid of Honors Bouquet15 Large Round Centerpieces **Pricing for their flowers is slightly different from our standard pricing. They supplied the paper which was very thin and the ink was eager to smear. We took extra care to keep them safe as we crafted and did not apply any paint to the paper. If you have a similar project in mind, send me a message and...

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Books and Rock & Roll Castle Wedding

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Featured on OffBeat Bride, Stephanie & Joe were married in an amazing castle surrounded                        by their family and friends, favorite books and music!                                         Countless thoughtful touches filled the castle! They ordered:Brides Bouquet= $130Bridesmaids Bouquets- $70 each3 Corsages= $15 each Single flowers for boutonnieres= $4 each   Photography by Maggie Winters More information on placing an order like this can be found here Contact : dana@danaspaperflowers.com  

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Comic Book Wedding at the Carnival!

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They ordered: Bridal bouquet, 9 inch comic book bouquet, $75 5 Bridesmaids, 7 inch bouquets, $40 each= $200 Flower girl- 6 inch bouquet, $35 Grooms boutonniere, 3 flowers, $10 5 Groomsmen boutonnieres, 1 flower, $6 each= $30 2 Corsages, 5 flowers= $15 each= $30      Charlee contacted us to create flowers for her Carnival wedding in Australia.         She wanted Spiderman comics in a red, black and white color scheme.      Each bouquet was handcrafted from black & comic book prints and edged with red. Black and red buttons adorned each flower. The corsages and boutonnieres were made to match!...

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Sheet Music & Roses in Spain

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Photographer - Serafín Castillo They ordered: Bridal bouquet, 12 inch, $120Father’s boutonniere, 5 flowers, $15 We are so thrilled to share pictures of Cristina's beautiful wedding in Spain. Her bouquet was crafted from the sheet music of her choice and filled with pink roses and sage green accent flowers. Each flower is finished with a pearl or brass embellishment. Her father's boutonniere was made to match with 5 small flowers worn on his lapel. "Dear Dana! You can't imagine how I feel after seeing what you've done...it brought tears to my eyes. You've turned into reality the idea I had...

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