Handmade Houseplants (Paperback)

Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

By Corrie Beth Hogg, Christine Han (By (photographer))

Timber Press, 9781604698190, 300pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2018

List Price: 19.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


One of Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

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.

About the Author

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.

Praise For Handmade Houseplants: Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

“Corrie infuses fun and whimsy into everything she touches. . . . That energy is infectious and is felt throughout this delightful book.” —David Stark, president of David Stark Design and Production

“Corrie’s talent blooms in this book, which takes ordinary houseplants and transforms them into something both gorgeous and unique.” —Darcy Miller, author, crafter, illustrator, and founder of Darcy Miller Designs

“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 starred review

“Clear step-by-step photos and relatively few required materials make these paper plants a strong choice for teen or adult programs.” —Library Journal

“Fun how-to. . . . handy resource.” —NYBG’s Plant Talk

“Eye catching wall art as well as gifts for loved ones.” —Paper Craft Magazine

“Corrie Beth Hogg has combined her love for nature with her artistic self and love for paper crafts and has come up with some wonderfully diverse and realistic projects.” —The New Spirit Journal

“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.” —Hello Yellow Room

“Making paper plants offers a fun alternative to the usual houseplant gift for those friends and family members who don’t have a green thumb.” —Made by You Magazine​

Handmade Houseplants will change the way you think of art.” House Beautiful