You need several materials such as florist wire, floral tape, Styrofoam forms, and glue, to name a few. You must 1st obtain a pattern for the petals and leaves. Then you must cut out each individual petal and leaf. Each petal and leaf requires 2 separate cut outs. The video also directs you to the website [http://www.ourpaperflowers.com] where you can purchase one of several of their books for 19.95. There are two books to choose from one about the art of paper flowers and the other is a how to book about making paper flowers for your wedding.