DanasPaperFlowers

Dana's Paper Flowers

California, United States · 4005 Sales

DanasPaperFlowers

Dana's Paper Flowers

California, United States 4005 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(835)

Announcement   Handmade in California- completely one of a kind paper flowers, bouquets, accessories, decorations and other creations of paper whimsy! Paper is our playground and we strive to create a beautiful and totally unique floral experience from our home by the sea.

Paper is the traditional 1st anniversary gift so if you're shopping for a gift you've found the place! Just send me a message to start customizing the perfect gift! Let's get started:
https://www.etsy.com/conversations/new?to_username=danaspaperflowers

Reply time for messages can be 3-4 days+ and not likely to hear from me on the weekend. As we focus on the final stages of every order 100% of our concentration and time is focused on the flowers. As you wait for my reply please know that when your flowers are in their final stages you will have 100% of my attention!

Over the last few years we have had the pleasure to work with Nordstroms, Target, TedTalk, Make A Wish foundation, Warner Brothers Studios and the David Tutera Celebrations TV show!

Please read our policies prior to purchasing *** Especially my customers located outside of the US- please thoroughly read my shipping policies*** http://www.etsy.com/shop/DanasPaperFlowers/policy

Our production time is fast but our waiting list is growing! A wait time of 4-8 weeks before production begins can be expected for bridal packages and other large custom orders especially in peak wedding seasons, please plan accordingly and contact me for rush production!***

*Need to know how your flowers are coming along? Every bride and every flower are very important to us, please feel free to check in regarding your order but please understand that we are only 2 people and always in wedding season. To accommodate all orders, large and small, requires a production schedule that changes every day- plus the occasional day off to rest our hands. Not every order can be worked on every day and I don't always make it to the computer to reply to messages as I must spend the majority of my time in the work shop. I will get back to you as soon as I can and I will send progress photos of your flowers as soon as possible. Please put on your hat-of-patience and rest assured that your flowers are guaranteed to be on time and we appreciate each of you so so much*

First time buyer? This may help answer any of your questions (or just ask me!)
http://www.etsy.com/help/article/339

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A handmade flower is a piece of art. Each petal has its own process and every piece of paper is cut, painted, folded, glued twice and loved by my partner, Lee, and I.

My customers say:
"Dana is seriously fantastic. She responded quickly and professionally to any questions I had. The bouquets and bouts that I received are simply beautiful... they look even better in person!! I absolutely LOVE them! It is so unique and will last for years to come. Thank you so much for your amazing work!"

"Shipment arrived in perfect condition and the flowers are even prettier than the pictures! Thanks, Dana!"

"My bouquet is absolutely beautiful! Dana was great to work with and checked in with me several times throughout the process to make sure everything was how I would want it to be. I cannot wait to walk down the aisle carrying this and need to find more reasons to buy more after the wedding!+

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As always, custom orders are encouraged so please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or with help placing an order! Start a convo here:
http://www.etsy.com/convo_new.php?to_username=danamazing

The Process:
Every custom flower, bouquet or entire bridal package start with a conversation. We will discuss the details of your occasion- the date, your colors, pricing and production time. You'll pour your imagination into the colors and embellishments that will truly make the collection yours and we will fold it into life.

Each flower is made with the same love and attention and our bridal packages can require over 2000 pieces of paper to cut, paint and fold individually! Patience is our mantra, our favorite movies keep us focused and we wouldn't be doing this if we didn't just love it.

Burned fingers and band-aids are a part of our daily routine but your flowers will be beautiful and perfect for you before they leave our home.
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See our shop policies here http://www.etsy.com/shop/DanasPaperFlowers/policy

I'm incredibly proud of my ever-growing portfolio and the projects I've completed. Check out my feedback to see what my customers think:
http://www.etsy.com/people/danamazing/feedback

Follow us on facebook for updates and new products!
www.facebook.com/DanasPaperFlowers

Announcement
Last updated on Jul 31, 2016

Handmade in California- completely one of a kind paper flowers, bouquets, accessories, decorations and other creations of paper whimsy! Paper is our playground and we strive to create a beautiful and totally unique floral experience from our home by the sea.

Paper is the traditional 1st anniversary gift so if you're shopping for a gift you've found the place! Just send me a message to start customizing the perfect gift! Let's get started:
https://www.etsy.com/conversations/new?to_username=danaspaperflowers

Reply time for messages can be 3-4 days+ and not likely to hear from me on the weekend. As we focus on the final stages of every order 100% of our concentration and time is focused on the flowers. As you wait for my reply please know that when your flowers are in their final stages you will have 100% of my attention!

Over the last few years we have had the pleasure to work with Nordstroms, Target, TedTalk, Make A Wish foundation, Warner Brothers Studios and the David Tutera Celebrations TV show!

Please read our policies prior to purchasing *** Especially my customers located outside of the US- please thoroughly read my shipping policies*** http://www.etsy.com/shop/DanasPaperFlowers/policy

Our production time is fast but our waiting list is growing! A wait time of 4-8 weeks before production begins can be expected for bridal packages and other large custom orders especially in peak wedding seasons, please plan accordingly and contact me for rush production!***

*Need to know how your flowers are coming along? Every bride and every flower are very important to us, please feel free to check in regarding your order but please understand that we are only 2 people and always in wedding season. To accommodate all orders, large and small, requires a production schedule that changes every day- plus the occasional day off to rest our hands. Not every order can be worked on every day and I don't always make it to the computer to reply to messages as I must spend the majority of my time in the work shop. I will get back to you as soon as I can and I will send progress photos of your flowers as soon as possible. Please put on your hat-of-patience and rest assured that your flowers are guaranteed to be on time and we appreciate each of you so so much*

First time buyer? This may help answer any of your questions (or just ask me!)
http://www.etsy.com/help/article/339

::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

A handmade flower is a piece of art. Each petal has its own process and every piece of paper is cut, painted, folded, glued twice and loved by my partner, Lee, and I.

My customers say:
"Dana is seriously fantastic. She responded quickly and professionally to any questions I had. The bouquets and bouts that I received are simply beautiful... they look even better in person!! I absolutely LOVE them! It is so unique and will last for years to come. Thank you so much for your amazing work!"

"Shipment arrived in perfect condition and the flowers are even prettier than the pictures! Thanks, Dana!"

"My bouquet is absolutely beautiful! Dana was great to work with and checked in with me several times throughout the process to make sure everything was how I would want it to be. I cannot wait to walk down the aisle carrying this and need to find more reasons to buy more after the wedding!+

:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

As always, custom orders are encouraged so please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or with help placing an order! Start a convo here:
http://www.etsy.com/convo_new.php?to_username=danamazing

The Process:
Every custom flower, bouquet or entire bridal package start with a conversation. We will discuss the details of your occasion- the date, your colors, pricing and production time. You'll pour your imagination into the colors and embellishments that will truly make the collection yours and we will fold it into life.

Each flower is made with the same love and attention and our bridal packages can require over 2000 pieces of paper to cut, paint and fold individually! Patience is our mantra, our favorite movies keep us focused and we wouldn't be doing this if we didn't just love it.

Burned fingers and band-aids are a part of our daily routine but your flowers will be beautiful and perfect for you before they leave our home.
:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

See our shop policies here http://www.etsy.com/shop/DanasPaperFlowers/policy

I'm incredibly proud of my ever-growing portfolio and the projects I've completed. Check out my feedback to see what my customers think:
http://www.etsy.com/people/danamazing/feedback

Follow us on facebook for updates and new products!
www.facebook.com/DanasPaperFlowers

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(835)
suzanneliptak

suzanneliptak on Sep 30, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

They are beautiful and match the bouquets perfectly!!! I will post pics when I have them in my hair. I took them to my hairdresser and she was very impressed and in awe!!!

jessicaannehill

jessicaannehill on Sep 28, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

These are so cute!! I am using them as favors for my wedding reception in November, and I'll sure the guests will love them. Packaged perfectly, and look exactly like the picture. From afar they look like unique Christmas ornaments, but up close you can read the message on the paper. So unique! LOVE.

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Updates

12 small flowers in the color of your choice!

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A unique bouquet of comic book flowers with red accents and button embellishments! Choose the comic book and color scheme to customize this bouquet for you!
A dozen roses in white, light pink and lilac with pink accent flowers. Choose the colors to customize this bouquet to be perfect for you!
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About

They fell in love, moved away and started the flower biz.

Our shop began after a summer wedding in Michigan in 2009 but my love for crafting and origami is rooted in my childhood. Paper flower ornaments were popular gifts for family and at age 7 I wanted to contribute to the world record gum wrapper chain (a collection I ended up not parting with).

Lee and I met in passing at a book store in 2006, we moved away together in 2009 and built a life in Portland. After becoming a full-time shop in 2011 we moved to dreamy Astoria, Oregon to practice our craft among the rain and the trees. Sharing our time with family in Los Angeles and Michigan fills the year with laughter, fun and thousands of flowers. We currently reside in a lovely home by the flower fields in Lompoc, CA.

Both Dana & Lee run every aspect of the business. From consulting on convo's and pricing, color choices and design, packing and shipping- Dana & Lee spend their days together laughing and buried in paper, watching movies and drinking coffee to keep our hands moving. As active musicians we are either playing music or folding flowers as we live our small-business dream.

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    Owner, Maker, Designer, Picture-taker, Box-packer, Dinner-maker, Fun-machine

    We are Dana & Lee! We are thrilled to wake every day to a bundle of ladies & gents waiting for their flowers to be crafted in our home by the sea! We have been in business for over 5 years and together for almost 10!

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Last updated on Apr 22, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are encouraged! Please feel free to contact me with your ideas so we can design flowers perfectly for you!

Care instructions

Please keep flowers indoors most of the time, away from moisture, curious pets and sticky fingers. Bent edges can be smoothed out with your fingers!

Wholesale availability

We are happy to discuss bulk orders but we do not offer discounted wholesale pricing.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Your flowers will be safely packaged in a standard brown box filled with packing peanuts and tissue paper to ensure safe travel.

We are happy to include a small printed card upon request.

Invoices will not be included in the package. *your receipt can always be found within your Etsy Purchase history.*

Our business name will not be visible on the package *to ensure surprises aren't spoiled!* but an Etsy logo is visible. If completely discreet packaging is necessary please let me know!

What is your production time?

The production time varies so please feel free to contact me with your specific needs but in general:
-small orders of $100 or less ship in 1-2 weeks. We have a "ready to ship" section with flowers ready to ship on the next business days and a listing that pays for "overnight production".
-Bridal packages generally take much longer and require a waiting period dependent on your wedding date. We accept orders for weddings whether it's a last-minute elopement in 2 weeks to a wedding in 2 or 3 years! We are flexible with our time frame whenever possible. We generally ship wedding packages 2-3 months after they are booked when time allows.