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Topic: Sock and Tie V-day Bouquet  (Read 1690 times)
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« on: January 25, 2009 09:50:22 PM »

So this is my first post  Shocked

I made this for the hubby a few years back, before I knew the greatness that was craftster! So I figured it's high time to post. Hubby had a habit of giving me flowers in public so one day I returned the favor with a bouquet of socks and ties rolled up like rose buds.

This involved plucking the heads off of several large silk flowers and rolling the ties/socks around the stem, securing with floral tape. The ties needed a little more help staying formed so I stuck a straight pin in the last layer. The rest is just bunching and wrapping the bouquet as you would with fresh flowers. All pieces came out wearable.



Hubby's getting a card this year. I guess that means the honeymoon is over lol. Thanks for looking --
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2009 10:00:40 PM »

This is so cool. I love the idea. I'm totally going to steal it. Though not for V day. I already have way to many things planned as it is.
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2009 10:26:10 PM »

Great idea!!  I know it's something my honey would like, if only 5.11 tactical socks came in Valentine Red....
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2009 06:24:15 AM »

So very clever, and completely guy friendly! Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2009 01:01:12 PM »

Hehehe! Thanks for all the feedback! He did get a kick out of it. It would probably do well for a bachelorette  (red, pink, white and lacey). Not too much you can do with khaki socks!
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2009 06:34:59 PM »

What a great idea!! Thanks for sharing it!!!
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