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Summer bouquet paper craft, a DIY card idea

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Paper artist and stop-motion animator Margaret Scrinkl creates intricate paper craft illustrations for small and large clients alike. In the video above, she demonstrates how to make a summer bouquet themed card with a glue stick, an X-acto knife, a cutting mat, and just a few sheets of green, orange, and yellow paper.

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The envelope, folded from a textured kraft-color paper, is glued onto a white card and holds the glued paper flowers.

Scrinkl, who is based in Russia, shares variations on this dimensional flower paper art on Instagram, including the Pride themed card and No War paper illustration below:

Scrinkl works small, but paper bouquets can be any size. Make your own with any colors and tools that you have available, too.

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Previously: Leaf-filled illustrations created by paper artist Margaret Scrinkl. Plus:
• How to make small paper roses
• Paper to Plants: a stop-motion paper film for Tinybop
Rob Ryan’s intricate paper cutting illustrations
Sesame Workshop stop motion paper animations by Studio Nos
• How to paint ‘perfectly imperfect’ watercolor flowers

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