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CarlieJoe
« on: January 06, 2014 12:42:05 AM »

My father showed me boutonnieres (didn't know the word before then) on the net that he really liked.
http://www.gentlemansgazette.com/shop/cornflower-boutonniere-blue-silk-buttonhole-flower-fort-belvedere
They were from the states, so shipping them to Germany seemed a bit too much for these little things. So I got some gift wrapping band and things from my stash and got to work. Lots of strong hairspray later, I got this:




I really hope the hairspray will keep them intact for wearing them while dancing. No wild dancing, please.
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2014 07:17:00 PM »

I never would have thought to use hairspray! Cute and clever!
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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2014 01:57:57 AM »

I know, and I don't even use hairspray. It was left over from when I made a wig out of cotton that badly needed to be fixated. I followed a tute on fabric flowers, but as usual I substituted too many of the ingredients with something else, and so the glue thing didn't work...:-)
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