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« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2011 06:09:59 AM »

I agree with all these fine folks, yours does look much better.  I bet it looks very pretty on too.  Beautiful!
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« Reply #21 on: December 23, 2011 04:21:57 PM »

What did you use to seal it? Water color in the rain (Seattle here!) makes a white dress sad (I was going to say blue, but... Cheesy)

I was kind of wondering that too. I bet sealing it would make the holes less likely to fray or rip too. But I don't know what you could use that wouldn't smell very strong? I wonder if acrylic or fabric paint would work well too. Or maybe buying flowers that are already in the colors you want. You might even be able to cut out petal shapes from cloth and use them. But it might not give you the nice variation in tones color that way.

But overall very pretty! If I get around to making this, I think I will try adding a layer of contrasting colored longer petals as well to try to make it look more dramatic.
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« Reply #22 on: December 25, 2011 12:39:18 PM »

Of course yours is SO much better! The other one ... mmm ... and 450? Jajaja you inspired me with this! I wanna try to do one but with other material!
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« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2011 03:59:48 PM »

Thanks for sharing this! Yours is infinitely better than the original. I love it!
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« Reply #24 on: January 16, 2012 08:34:39 AM »

Gotta agree, your'se is so much nicer, and just a LITTLE cheaper, lol.
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« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2012 11:50:06 AM »

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« Reply #26 on: February 28, 2012 04:32:51 PM »

Awesome job! You definitely did it better! The original one looks droopy and sad, but yours looks vibrant, elegant and exciting!

Love it!

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« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2013 11:10:12 AM »

I'm loving your necklace! You did a fab job and like everyone else, I totally agree that yours looks 10x nicer than the original.
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« Reply #28 on: October 06, 2014 09:44:20 AM »

I love the handmade version much more than the retail version! True talent!
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