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Handmade Houseplants: Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

By Corrie Beth Hogg

Photographs by Christine Han

​Fake plants were never so appealing.

Booklist, starred review

In Handmade Houseplants, expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water option for your urban jungle: plants made from paper! This stylish guide includes step-by-step instructions and templates for making 30 of the most popular houseplants, from monstera and peperomia to fiddle leaf fig and philodendron. Additional projects show how to use paper plants for home décor, wall art, holiday decorations, gift giving, and more. The projects are simple enough to be made in few hours and the materials are affordable and easy to find. Packed with colorful photos and filled with inspiration, Handmade Houseplants shows how paper plants can provide a modern, light-hearted touch to a well-designed home.

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"[Starred review] 30 plant replicas—including both the familiar and the rare—are surprisingly realistic. Even better are the very thorough step-by-step photographs for each variety.…​Fake plants were never so appealing."

Booklist

"Calling all green thumbs and crafty hands ... Handmade Houseplants is a worthwhile how-to guide, with easy to decipher instructions that are exact and forgiving, for even the most artistically challenged of us."

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About the author

Corrie Beth Hogg

Corrie Beth Hogg is the art and craft director for world-renowned event-design company David Stark Design and Production. With Stark, she has created work seen in Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times, Better Homes and Gardens, Vogue.com, InStyle.com, and more. An ardent student of nature, Hogg renders her favorite plants in paper with whimsy and careful craftsmanship. Her creations have appeared in The House That Lars Built, Design*Sponge, and Wallpaper among others.

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