Hi! I’m Erica Worrall, owner and visionary behind Little Paper Flowers based here in Brooklyn, New York! Starting LPF was one of the best decisions I ever made, and it started a few years ago while my husband and I were planning our wedding. We both wanted a wedding that showcased my creative talent and I also wanted to not sneeze my head off due to my lovely flower allergies. I taught myself how to make flowers out of paper and I eventually ended up making roughly 300 stems for our wedding. During this time I received an overwhelming amount of compliments which encouraged me to start my company in early 2016.
Who was I before starting my business? Well, little old me was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA where I received my undergraduates degree at Moore College of Art & Design for fashion design. After graduating, I relocated to NYC to start my career in the fashion world where I work as an in-house designer for one of the top corporate fashion companies in New York. While fashion may be one of my long time passions, creating paper flowers that bring a smile to people’s faces is what drives me forward.
Some other things I love in life are playing with my chubby three-legged cat Stella, hanging out with friends, cooking, drawing, and reading. My husband and I also spend a good amount of time re-decorating our apartment. He is a my biggest supporter in all of my endeavors and shenanigans. 🙂
Paper Flowers are my way of capturing the beauty of flowers forever. All of my petals are hand cut, shaped, and sometimes even painted. Each petal is carefully glued to the stem and fluffed with care. I look at every flower as a 3D piece of art that will last a lifetime.