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« on: January 13, 2010 07:48:06 AM »

I was making coffee this morning and thought hey I could make a rose out of a coffee filter right?  Sure can.  So while my coffee brewed I put this one together. 

Who needs real roses?  Mine last forever.

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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2010 07:53:22 AM »

Beautiful! And very realistic. I like the color technique you used.
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2010 08:16:01 AM »

Thanks I love to paint and this gives me an excuse to use my watercolors
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2010 08:51:00 AM »

ha ha reminds me of a lovely day spent with a fellow craftster making bunches of these for her wedding!!!

I think we dyed tons in koolaid and then had everyone from grandma to neighbors making these!

Yours is very vibrant and colorful--watercolors would definitely make sense with the filters!  Beautiful and nice that you mixed having your coffee with crafting!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2010 08:59:03 AM »

That's lovely!  Did you use the Martha Stewart tutorial to make the actual rose? 
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2010 09:05:49 AM »

No I actually just winged it.  Is there a tutorial by Martha Stewart?  I love the show Whatever Martha with her daughter. 
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2010 09:30:05 AM »

Wow it looks real.  Lovely color too Smiley
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