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Make It : Valentine Florals from Kelsey Garrity Riley

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Today's guest post comes from Kelsey Garrity Riley. Kelsey is an illustrator Europe who now lives and works out of Savannah, Georgia. She loves working on all kinds of creative projects (especially when flowers are involved!) and is currently working on her first illustrated children's book that is set to come out in 2014. You can find more of her work on her blog and website.

Use the paper flowers below as a decorative element on gift wrap, as a gift tag, or fill an envelope with blooms for a surprise love note.



Gather  beautiful old salvaged paper- (Canson paper makes beautiful colors and textures as well- available in art stores)


Draw out interesting floral shapes.


Cut out the shapes in the papers.



Paint in details.


  Finished florals!

Thanks, Kelsey!

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