Online Course Wild Rose

Online Course Wild Rose

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I normally teach +2.5 hour workshops, so when I was asked to teach a one-hour beginner's workshop, I knew I had to design a flower that was technically easy for newbies so it could be constructed quickly. It also had to be beautiful because it's simplicity required it. So day after day I searched for a flower that was beautiful in its simplicity. And then I found it. A 5-petal wild rose. There are so many types of wild roses, and some of them are native to the prairie provinces. This is only my interpretation of this flowering shrub.

Here's what you'll learn from this course. I teach basic paper flower making techniques, but not without adding in some special touches. You'll learn:

1. How to make a simple pistil using floral tape

2. How to make a stamen and create the pollen from pastels

3. How to cut petals and colour them for detail

4. How to manipulate the flower petals to look real

5. How to assemble the petals to the stem to create a "perpetual overlap" of naturally-looking petals

6. How to make a standard flower or rose leaf stem

This course is perfect for Beginners. Intermediates and Advanced paper florists and/or crafters will also find this course helpful and insightful.

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1.1 Welcome & Special Thanks

1.2 Tools & Materials

1.3 Written Instructions & Templates


2.1 How to Make the Centre and Stamen

2.2 How to Cut, Colour, Shape and Attach the Petals

2.3 How to Make a Simple Leaf Stem

2.4 How to Attach the Leaf Stem to the Rose


When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

The short answer - Forever. The long answer - You’ll have access to the course videos and content forever as long as Crafted to Bloom exists.

Do you offer any refunds or guarantees?

No - due to the nature of digital goods, I cannot offer a refund. I promise you that you’ll learn a lot!

I'm an experienced paper floral artist. Would I still benefit from this course?

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely LOVE to watch other seasoned paper florists work and create. I always learn new tricks or new ways of doing something. It’s amazing how everyone does things differently. I’m confident that you’ll learn something new from my course too.

I’ve never tried making paper flowers. Is this for me?

Absolutely - this course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn. This course provides step-by-step instructions as I guide you at each step through video instruction. You get to watch me make a Wild Rose up-close while I thoroughly explain every action I take. You’ll have access to the templates that I use - no need to free-hand cut anything! If you didn’t catch something - anything - the first time, you can watch and re-watch the videos. I’m confident that you will create a gorgeous flower that resembles my Wild Roses by the end of the course. This is the perfect course to test the waters and start familiarizing yourself with the skills and techniques you'll be using over and over again as you advance in paper floral art.

Can I sell the flower I make from this online course?

Yes! You’re welcome to make this flower and sell it. All I ask is if someone, like a customer, ask you how you learned to make the flower, that  you could acknowledge that you learned it from me and give credit where it is due. 

Can I teach this flower to other people?

If you know someone who would like to learn how to make this paper flower, I would ask you to encourage them to sign up for this course. Please do not share the access information with third parties. You paid for access to it, and so should they. I’ve put in a lot of effort to designing this course and the intellectual property connected to this course, the materials, and the techniques are mine. Similarly, you are absolutely not permitted to teach this paper flower for monetary gain without expressed written permission from me. If you are interested in re-teaching this paper flower I do offer licensing options which start at five-hundred Canadian dollars ($500.00 CAD) plus HST, per instructional class.