Thin your paint with a drop of water and paint the paper on both sides in the color of your choice and let it dry. When paper is dry spread a thin coat of matte medium over both sides and let dry.
Cut the wire into the length you want for the stem and seal the ends with glue so that the paper or cloth doesn't come off the wire.
1. When the paper is dry punch out the petals, about 16 for each rose. Using a marker or ink pad and paint brush a shade darker than your paint shade a roughly U shape on one side of the petal. (This step is optional)
2. Transfer the petals to the shaping pad and with a ball stylus gently curve the petals with a circular motion.
3. The cupped side goes towards the stem with all the petals. Pick up one petal with tweezers and using a pin or toothpick put a dot of glue on one side of the petal and glue it to the tip of a stem. Wrap the petal around the stem using a dot of glue to hold it in place. Pick up another petal and put a tiny dot of glue on the bottom of the petal and glue it to the stem right under the wrapped petal. Add 2 more petals overlapping each other. Continue adding petals making sure the next round of petals covers the gap in the previous row. When all the petals are attached set aside to dry.
Once the petal are dry use tweezers to gently bend the tips outward. Do this for all the petals. Spray with a finish to hold it all together and your rose is done. If you try this I would love to see what you do with your finished flowers!