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« on: June 21, 2008 02:13:38 AM »

For my sister's birthday surprise birthday party, I created a fruit bouquet.  I've seen ads for these lovely bouquets you can order, but they were price-prohibitive for this event, so I stumbled along and tried my hand at it myself.  She was pleased, anyway, and I think it turned out okay.  Thoughts?  Comments?

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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2008 02:15:59 AM »

that turned out great! awesome job for your first try!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2008 02:51:45 AM »

Mmmmmm... I want a tast!
Looks refreshing and beautiful at the same time.
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2008 03:12:19 AM »

Thanks so much!  Next time, I'll try to figure out how to hide the "stems" better.
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2008 05:05:28 AM »

I think that's fantastic, I'd be absolutely ecstatic if I received a bouquet like that.
Wouldn't last long though. :p

An idea for the stems ; you can get green florists paper tape that's green, from craft stores.

It's pretty much for reasons exactly like this, Just wrap it around the skewers and you're set!
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2008 05:40:17 AM »

Looks awesome.  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2008 05:45:16 AM »

It looks great. Much better than the ones that you can buy for $50.
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2008 10:27:19 AM »

Looks great! Considering the prices for professionally-arranged fruit bouquets, it is SO much easier to do it yourself. Gorgeous and I'm sure it was a hit!
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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2008 03:43:59 PM »

I used to work right next to a fruit arrangement store and every time I walked past I'd think "I could do that!" but never did. Yours looks so delicious. The chocolate strawberries sounds so good right now.
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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2008 11:23:02 AM »

I was driving today and next to me was a catering van. On it, there was a fruit bouquet.
I recalled seeing yours here on craftster. Honestly, the picture on the truck looked JUST like yours.
Great job. 
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