The Cosmos Double Take is a tribute to the Cosmos flower which represents peace and tranquility. Sometimes the universe delivers just what you need! In this special online tutorial, I will be instructing you on the creation of the Cosmos "Double Take". This flower features a 2 layers of white petals with pretty magenta margins. We’ll cover everything to make this flower from top to tail, colouring to shaping and of course, that darling little center that is the gateway to so many other field flowers.
No experience is necessary to create this flower! This course was recently taught to a group of absolute beginners and they produced beautiful Cosmos and were amazed by their achievement! I'll take you step by step through the process, you've got this!
Total Course Instruction Time: 3hrs
"I have to say that this flower is truly magical. I can't believe I made this. Thank you so much!"
- Sharon Michitsch, @asian_deelite
"Thank you for sharing and teaching this workshop!! I think I will definately pick this up as a hobby...it's really relaxing ❤️"
- Tiffula (Machiko), @momo_machi
"Thank you Catherine! You are an amazing artist and a wonderful teacher! 🥰🌷"
- Lys Almeida, @lysflorespapel
Paper flowers are an artform.
Catherine's flowers are a snap-shot of a beautiful bloom, suspended in time. Flowers evoke emotions of love, longing and loss, emotional reactions to all of life's moments captured in paper. The handmade quality of her paper flowers infuses each piece with care, detail and soul which can be felt when in hand.
Catherine designs and creates beautiful paper flowers for magazine editorials, the fashion industry, and special events. Her flowers are sought after when realistic, artisan quality flowers are needed to create special installations both on camera and in person. Her work has been featured in Canadian bridal magazines and on Canada's #1 morning show, Cityline.
Join Catherine as she shares her techniques and tools to assist you in creating stunning paper flowers at home. Her easy to follow video instructions guide you through the entire paper flower making process, from paper to completed flower.
"Learn how to express your love of flowers through their reproduction
in paper. Your completed pieces will honour the spirit and joy that
flowers embody, one petal at a time"
StartMaterials & Sources (PDF)
StartFlower Templates (PDF)
StartColouring The Sepals/Foliage (Optional) (5:20)
StartAssembling/Fringing The Flower Center (26:10)
StartColouring The Flower Center (3:47)
StartPreparing The Petals (28:48)
StartPreparing The Sepals (9:12)
StartCreating The Basic Foliage Form (28:08)
StartWinding The Petal Center (8:02)
StartColouring The Petals (13:21)
StartApplying The Petals (21:02)
StartApplying The Sepals (9:58)
StartCutting The Foliage (16:15)
StartAssembling The Foliage Branch (10:05)
StartApplying The Foliage (7:58)
StartRecap & Enjoy (1:33)
Frequently Asked Questions
I'm so happy you're here ❤️
You love paper flowers just as much as I do! You want to learn all you can about creating more beautiful, realistic paper flowers and have come to the right place.
I've taken a lot of the trial and error out of your learning curve and headed straight to the techniques that will produce the most organic looking paper flowers. This translates to working quickly, efficiently producing the most gorgeous blooms you never thought possible.
Let's get started, please join me @ Studio BOUQ for this special tutorial.