Crepe-Paper Magnolia Blossoms. A great craft project for spring. The video tutorial and PDF template for these realistic flowers can be found here: http://www.marthastewart.com/898414/crepe-paper-magnolia-flowers
DIY wedding decoration
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Crepe paper pansies, handmade and photographed by Papetal
DIY: GIANT PAPER ROSE FLOWER this is a different idea. I wonder if it would be cheaper than real flowers.
DIY: Beautiful Paper Flowers
Crepe Paper Cherry Blossom Branches - Lia Griffith
A crepe paper flower. There are also some picture tutorials for fabric flowers and a few kinds of bows on this page