Handmade crafts made from recycled, upcycled and repurposed materials

Welcome to Paris en Rose

Paris en Rose is a bilingual blog dedicated to making beautiful and practical things out of discarded or recycled objects, found on the streets of Paris.

Paris en Rose was created by Rose Cima, an English designer living in Paris. With a background in architecture, art, graphic design and web design, Rose is passionate about all kinds of creative and design projects.

In addition to the Paris en Rose Blog, Rose runs creative workshops in Paris and sells her creations in shops around Paris, as well as from the Paris en Rose etsy shop.

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Recycled paper for display

A project to make recycled paper for display at the exhibition Afriques Capitales

I recently had the opportunity to work with an artist to make recycled paper for display as part of an art installation that is currently being shown at la Villette as part of the Afrique Captitales exhibition. Here are some photos, as well as a short description of the project and how it was completed.(more…)

Hand carved rubber stamps
Hand carved rubber stamps

Make your own hand carved rubber stamps to make cute floral patterns this Spring

These hand carved rubber stamps are made by cutting into a pencil eraser. With a few simple tools and some imagination, you can make all kinds of personalised stamps, floral patterns, and more! (more…)

Recycled glass lanterns
Recycled glass lanterns

Recycled glass lanterns made from re-purposed bottles

These recycled glass lanterns are made from re-purposed bottles. You can use jam jars, wine bottles, beer bottles and more to create a variety of beautiful lanterns and candle holders.(more…)