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"would definitely recommend"
A happy couple
I attended a paper flower making session at the Manchester Vintage Wedding Fair and it was great! Really helpful and easy to follow :) w...
"Very pleased with the lovely flowers we created"
A couple's parents
"Really enjoyed our workshop this morning! Very pleased with the lovely flowers we created. Thanks x"
"would highly recommend"
"I recently attended the Paper-rose flower making workshop as part of my bridesmaid duties for a friend and would highly recommend it! A...
"I would recommend this workshop"
A happy couple
"I attended a workshop recently and I thought it was very good value, I thoroughly enjoyed my 'crafternoon'! I was shown how to make pap...
"Loved this workshop!"
A happy couple
"Loved this workshop! Kate was the perfect teacher. The instructions were clear, materials were varied and we worked at a good pace. I'v...
Paper-rose run bespoke craft workshops, taught by professional artists, for your handmade wedding.
An exciting hands-on craft afternoon to make your unique handmade wedding decorations, accessories or stationery. We aim to make handmade weddings accessible to all regardless of ability or budget.
You will choose which skill/s to learn, book onto our workshop and we will provide all the equipment, materials and refreshments. Our artists will teach the professional’s tricks, the best materials to use and where to source them. You will leave with an instruction booklet if you wish to continue to create at home. All of our workshops can be run as a private group workshop or hen party.
Workshop options include:
Beautiful Paper Flowers,
Vivacious Paper pom poms,
Vibrant Floral Crowns,
Sculpted Book Decorations,
Versatile Suffolk Puffs,
Unique Printmaking Stationery,
Bespoke Wax Seal Stamps.
Workshops take place in Manchester City Centre or we can travel to you for a private workshop. Prices start from £20 per person for a 1.5 hour workshop.
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Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Kate Freeborough
At Paper-rose workshops we thrive on supporting our brides and grooms to be to create an alternative, bespoke wedding unique to them. If you want to celebrate the individuality of you as a couple then we can are the people to help you.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Nearest Train Station
Manchester Piccadilly or Victoria
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What is your most memorable wedding?
My own! As an artist I made all my own decorations, accessories and stationery for my wedding and fell in love with handmade weddings. Paper-rose Workshops was born 4 years later as a way to help others have that beautiful pride in their wedding!
The excited look on the faces of participants when they skip out of our workshops with their beautiful creations and a head full of ideas of how they are going to use their new found skills for their special day.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Have the day that represents you both as a couple, regardless of what anyone else says.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The beautiful creations made by hand with love always stand out.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Our participants book onto a workshop to create their chosen handmade wedding accessory. At the workshop we have mountains of materials suitable for all kinds of themes. As well as learning a new skill it is a time to experiment. Some of the best ideas also come from fellow participants. After the workshop we are on hand to answer questions and queries via email. Many of our participants book onto more workshops after the initial one.
What is the best themed wedding you have worked at?
One couple are currently creating a Marvel theme. I can't wait to see the final makes for that wedding.
What are the decorative trends with brides currently?
Within the alternative wedding scene, unicorns are very popular.
What is your signature finishing touch?
What decoration do you think every wedding needs?
Something that s made by the couple to represent them.