Back to Basics Part 2: Using German Crepe Paper

back to the basics May 22, 2023

German crepe paper is one of the first crepes that I tried and fell in love with as a paper artist. It comes in a variety of weights, including the very interesting to use doublette or double-sided. There are so many ways to get creative with German crepe, and as part of my Back to Basics series for paper florists, I want to dive into everything you need to know about using and buying German crepe paper.

First off, did you know that Werola is just the distributor of German Crepe Paper? The company that makes the paper we all are familiar with is manufactured by a company called Seaman Paper in Germany. Seaman Paper has a storied history dating back to its establishment in the early 20th century. Known for its expertise in manufacturing high-quality paper products, they’ve been a trusted name in the industry, consistently delivering excellence and innovation.

If you want to learn more about the background and use of German crepe, be sure to stay tuned to Season 6 of Paper Talk...

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Back to the Basics Part 1: How to Create with Cartotecnica Rossi Italian Crepe Paper

Discover the art of paper flower making with my new blog series: Back to the Basics. Over the past eight years, I've immersed myself in the world of paper flowers, exploring various techniques and materials. From mastering the manipulation of different types of crepe papers to achieving lifelike colors through coloring mediums, I've experienced the trials and errors firsthand. In the upcoming weeks, I'll be sharing my valuable insights and knowledge to help you embark on your own paper flower journey. Join me as we delve into the enchanting world of paper flowers and unlock the secrets of this beautiful craft.

As part of my Back to the Basics focus, I’m delving into the medium that I create my paper flowers with, which is crepe paper. We’re kicking things off with one of my favorite staples: Cartotecnica Rossi Italian crepe paper. 

One of the best things about Italian crepe paper is the wide range of colors and weights that are available. The paper comes in a...

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