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krissy-poo
« on: September 04, 2013 06:26:06 PM »

So since I finished my brooch bouquet with plenty of time before my wedding next June, and real flowers are hella expensive, I decided I would try coffee filter roses for the flowers for my wedding. I followed the tutorial on the Martha Stewart website, and made about a dozen on the weekend...those suckers take a long time to make! Then, not being a painter, I grabbed oil paints at the store rather than watercolors...had to take them back...let's say hubby-to-be now has more experience with types of paint than he ever cared to have! I also had a failed attempt using a bouquet holder (which I had to go to about 5 different stores for) with them, and ended up getting some PVC pipe cut to 9" for the handles. It all worked out though, here's how the first dozen turned out:

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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2013 08:06:18 PM »

Wow it's soo pretty !!
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2013 08:57:12 AM »

Wow, just looking at the picture, you would have no idea what material they are made from! Excellent work Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2014 03:03:42 PM »

They are beautiful! I thought they were real!
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2016 05:03:34 PM »

those are super amazing: can you link to the tute you used? i really want to make these!!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2017 08:28:09 AM »

those are super amazing: can you link to the tute you used? i really want to make these!!!

This is like...a year late but I used the Martha Steward tutorial here: http://www.marthastewart.com/266346/paper-roses
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