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Topic: Making beads from rose petals! Tutorial included!  (Read 37842 times)
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« Reply #30 on: January 06, 2009 12:20:00 PM »

I AM AMAZED.

while i do admit i'm easily amused, this is the most fantastic thing ever. I want one! i love this idea so much.

thank you for sharing.
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« Reply #31 on: January 07, 2009 01:05:46 AM »

wow! i never knew you could do this!  it looks beautiful!
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« Reply #32 on: January 08, 2009 05:12:06 PM »

what a beautiful idea! I wonder if you could add some dye to it without affecting the composition of the "clay"? Or maybe add some sort of natural acidic to the mix to prevent browning (like you'd put lemon juice on fruit, sort of...)?

Did you harvest your own roses, or use store-bought?
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« Reply #33 on: January 08, 2009 10:26:33 PM »

Great idea.
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« Reply #34 on: January 09, 2009 02:51:49 AM »

what a beautiful idea! I wonder if you could add some dye to it without affecting the composition of the "clay"? Or maybe add some sort of natural acidic to the mix to prevent browning (like you'd put lemon juice on fruit, sort of...)?

Did you harvest your own roses, or use store-bought?

I hadn't thought of adding dye or acidic stuff to it to change the colour... I don't see any reason why it could not be done!  If you give it a try, please let me know how you go with it!

I do have a rose garden, however we are in severe drought and they did not flower very well this season, so I, um, stole rose petals from my local botanical gardens...
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« Reply #35 on: January 11, 2009 11:02:49 PM »

VERY cool!
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« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2009 12:24:01 AM »

looks so cool! i need to try this!
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« Reply #37 on: January 17, 2009 09:21:26 PM »

What a unique idea.
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« Reply #38 on: January 19, 2009 07:12:21 AM »

*puts on the 2009 "to do craft" list

My mom has a rosary made with rose beads that my grandma bought in Medjugorje, oh at least 20 years ago and hers still smells wonderful (and it has scented her entire jewelry box).
That is fabulous, I am going to have to try it.
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« Reply #39 on: January 24, 2009 01:07:08 PM »

i'm having trouble straining mine out enough, how did you do it? thanks for the tutorial this is amazing!!
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