Start with 3 colors. Each block is 9 stitches so for however wide you want the blanket, count in 9 to get your foundation (always make it an uneven number of "blocks) eg: 19 blocks(makes it about long) stitches then add 4 sc for the foundation row.
Rolled Paper Roses Tutorial - I could use pretty double sided scrap book paper and glue on stems to put in vintage bottles. Or a mix of vintage book pages and scrap book paper. Boquet for the wedding perhaps?