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Topic: Flower pens for your desk...from The Big-Ass Book Of Crafts  (Read 2263 times)
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MrsNickeldime
« on: September 13, 2009 09:48:49 AM »

Thanks to TBABOC for this project.  I needed to brighten up my desk area so I took an old candy tin, covered it with leftover felt and ribbon, and filled it with these pretty flower pens!  

The entire project cost maybe $6:
Cheap pens $1
Flower tape .88
Floral wire .88
Flowers from Wally World  $3

I always see crafts like these in books and think 'Oh god yeah that looks simple but *shudder* something new!' ...its a good craft to do if you're looking to accomplish something quickly and easily! 
 
This whole project took one episode of Buffy.  
Have fun!
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Cowtiki
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2009 08:26:13 PM »

Adorable- I'd seen this down with the flower pot before but I like what you choose to put the flowers in much better!
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2009 02:27:52 PM »

I just love that book, it is full of awesome things!
I did this too, but used a clay pot, and put aquarium gravel in it.... I like your better.... I bet yours dont get dirty.... I was in too a hurry to even think to wash the gravels until it was too late.  I dont use the pens, but the look good!!
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craftycuban
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2009 06:49:55 PM »

Those are absolutely lovely! I am going to have to make some for my Mother in-law! Her birthday is coming up and that would be PERFECT for her....with pink roses (her favorite!) I'm saving this as one of MY favorites!!!! Great job!  Grin
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Made with love (& lots of patience! ) :-)

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