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beadedbyamy
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« on: January 20, 2009 01:04:31 PM »

I created these 2 bouquets and boutonniere for a local bride in Columbus, Ohio. I just thought I'd share them with all of you. I think they came out beautifully, and I know she'll treasure them for a long long long time. She's having an outdoor daytime wedding, so these are just going to sparkle out there. Each one is made from size 11 czech seed beads and also contains glass pearls and swarovski crystals. If you have any questions about them, let me know! French Beaded Flowers are still a little known art that I think more people should be seeing and using. Smiley

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The Matron of Honor's Bouquet:



The Best Man's Boutonniere (the groom will be in military dress and can't wear one):
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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2009 01:22:35 PM »

Those are so beautiful!  I would love to see them in the sun!
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2009 03:08:27 PM »

Too gorgeous for words!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2009 05:14:21 PM »

I love these. I had a french beaded calla lily bouquet in 2003 for our wedding. I love that it's still here and all I have to do is rinse off the dust occasionally!
Beautiful work - Selkie
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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2009 06:54:14 PM »

I love these. I had a french beaded calla lily bouquet in 2003 for our wedding. I love that it's still here and all I have to do is rinse off the dust occasionally!
Beautiful work - Selkie

ooooh can I see a picture of it? French Beaded calla lilies are gorgeous, but definitely not  easy to create!
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2009 07:31:14 PM »

Masterfully done.  Beaded flowers are not easy to do, especially not ones as realistic & beautiful as yours.
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« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2009 07:37:58 PM »

Go to a thesaurus, input "fabulous," and there you have all the words that describe these flowers.  I love them!
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ooooh can I see a picture of it? French Beaded calla lilies are gorgeous, but definitely not  easy to create!
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I didn't make these, a woman I knew through the kids preschool does a lot of flowers and made them for me! I paid for the flowers and she gifted me the bud and leaves.

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« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2009 09:33:45 AM »

selkie-- those callas are gorgeous! Since my bad experience with my first calla, I haven't tried another, but I'm willing to when the occasion calls for it.
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« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2009 07:51:43 PM »

Amy, these are gorgeous! Smiley Great job as usual - and the snitch is getting a lot of use (and a lot of admiring drool XD)
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