03/02/12
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This contributor post was written by Beth of Parsimonia.

Last week I was walking up our front steps when I noticed a bright flash of green in the little garden to the right. I stopped to look over the rail, and saw that the leaves of our daylilies starting to poke through the ground. We’re had an extremely mild winter, and now that we’re into March, it seems everyone is waiting for spring to…well…spring! I’ve been feeding that anticipation with hothouse flowers from the local market, but after a week they’re gone, and buying them so frequently starts to make a dent in my wallet. So I started researching more permanent solutions in the form of paper flowers, no doubt inspired by the wonderfully whimsical giant blooms created by the Ruche team (pictured above), which took the DIY world by storm this week.

I hope these projects usher the sweetness of spring into your home! Have a happy weekend!

1. (above) Giant Paper Flowers From Ruche via Design*Sponge

DIY Paper Flowers via Bliss

Giant Paper Rose via Green Wedding Shoes

DIY Flowers via Scrapbooks, Etc.

Wallflowers via Made

Beth is the writer behind Parsimonia: Secondhand With Style, where she blogs about her first love (thrifting) and her second love (cooking), as well as DIY projects, sustainable style and other bits of inspiration. She lives in St. Louis with one husband, one fuzzy dog and lots of dreams, and recently launched an online vintage store.

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RT @papernstitch: Bloom Your Room: DIY Paper Flowers: This contributor post was written by Beth of Parsimonia… http://t.co/n7tOzk73

Kate Marsden (@kdmarsden) commented on March 2nd, 2012 at 3:04 pm

love these … we found some amazing paper flowers at a market in San Antonio a few days ago and they are so cheerful and inspiring!
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La Fleur Vintage commented on March 2nd, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Wow great post! These flowers could be used for so many different events, would love to make them for a birthday party.

Danielle Hardy commented on March 3rd, 2012 at 1:24 am

Gorgeous…I totally have Spring in my step now :)

Hannah commented on March 3rd, 2012 at 3:16 am

RT @papernstitch: i am all about #DIY this weekend. thinking of trying out the last 2 on this roundup: http://t.co/cHWMQya7

(@Serena_Olivieri) (@Serena_Olivieri) commented on March 3rd, 2012 at 6:12 pm

Eek! Super fun paper flower DIY http://t.co/ah8VdHhv

(@CRAFTEDport_la) (@CRAFTEDport_la) commented on March 3rd, 2012 at 8:22 pm

Thanks for sharing! Just what I was looking for, I’m longing for spring and I just have to make some of these flowers to cheer me up!
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Greta commented on March 4th, 2012 at 2:52 pm

thanks for sharing these, and the photos are really amazing, very inspirational!

maslinda commented on March 5th, 2012 at 12:06 pm

Spring is in the air! Let’s make some giant paper flowers to celebrate http://t.co/16bnQyP8

The Makery (@TheMakeryNC) commented on March 6th, 2012 at 4:02 pm

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