Sunday | November 26 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | One Day Workshop | Ages 16+
Channel the holidays by creating elegant and timeless paper florals that will last for multiple seasons. In this fun workshop you will learn the skills of how to use crepe paper to craft flowers and create ultra-realistic petals and blooms. Use your new skills to keep creating, from gift toppers to centrepieces and more! Appropriate for beginners and novices, and those with some paper flower making experience. All materials and step-by-step instructional handouts provided upon payment of $15.00 Materials Fee to instructor at the workshop. Bring a pair of sharp-tipped scissors.
Meet Your Instructor
Instructor Jessie Chui is a self-taught artist, educator, lawyer, the author of Paper Flower Art, Create Beautifully Realistic Floral Arrangements (GMC Publications, 2019) and co-founder of Paper Talk and the Paper Talk Podcast. After a 7-year legal career, she shifted her focus to raise her son and pursue her creativity. Her paper floral art quickly drew the attention of The Paper Place a retail paper store in Toronto, Ontario, and she began to teach workshops there. With this encouragement, she formally established her art studio Crafted to Bloom in 2016. Her work has been featured on 100 Layer Cake, Green Wedding Shoes, Lia Griffith’s Artist Interview Series, WedLuxe, Holt Renfrew’s Holiday Magazine, Breathe Magazine, and the Botanical Brouhaha podcast, to name a few. In addition to making paper florals on commission, she offers paper flower workshops in private and group settings as well as online paper flower courses. She resides in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada with her husband, 4-year old, and toddler