Meet Garn of Malagarn, Garn is located in Bangkok, Thailand and in the Thai language Malgarn means florist.
What are your absolute favorite tools to use?
Most of the time I use scissor and paintbrush. I’ve to cut a lot petals and use a paintbrush to add some details on each petals.
What type of flowers do you love making the most?
Ranunculus is my favorite to make. It’s the first flower that I’ve crafted. I’ve to admit that I just know it’s name last year.
If you could describe your studio in three words, what would they be?
Messy, Cozy , Motivate
How do you feel about working from home? What are the worst parts and what do you love about it?
Work from home is like my style of work for many years because my main career is freelance programmer. The worst part must be I’m not has so many social’s life like a co-worker but good thing is I have time to create new thing and avoid traffic jam in the morning. It’s very terrible here in Bangkok, Thailand.
How long did you make paper flowers before you sold your first one?
I just step in the flower paper world last December 2018 and try to see what I can do the best for my products. I want to open shop in February 2019 and hope some people might like my creation.
What are your favorite colors to work with?
I use a white plain handmade paper and have to dye a lot lately. The color that I loved to work with must be any color in pastel because most of my flowers come with that tone.
If you could go back in time and give yourself advice about just starting out, what would it be?
I wish to go back in time and tell myself so many things from my experience right now. I do learn a lot from the beginning some right some wrong and one thing that I will tell myself is never stop learning new thing.
What is your favorite type of paper to use?
I love to use my own paper. I think it come out like a real flower for me. My paper is a handmade paper that I invented with my local supply. We take a lot of time to made it and finally it’s look perfectly for me.
Where did you first learn to make paper flowers and do you have any recommendations for someone just starting out?
I’ve started to craft paper flower by change from some of my project earlier. Since then I found myself that I can do some pretty good one and have a passion on paper flower. I learn to craft by myself at home.
What is the best part about where you live right now?
Since I found myself that I can make paper flowers, It’s bright up my life a lot because I can do other thing instead of coding. It’s like the opposite way.
What are you most excited about in your life right now, in your flower business or in your family life (or Both!!)?
Everything is excited for me. It’s like you open to the new world that you can’t imagine and everything in this paper flower world is so interesting. I would like to make business with the thing I loved.
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