(Closed) Kusudama flowers

posted 5 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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341 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Hmmm…I’ve been making those too and I’m mixing different kinds of paper flowers for my centerpieces. I found that 17 mixed of rolled roses, accordion and kudasama flowers made a full centerpiece. Hope that helps a little!

Post # 4
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97 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

hundreds. i did mine, my moh and ones for both my daughters. i have fairly large bouquets  though but still depending on the size of paper you use. still a whole lot. it took me over a month to do them all and im a atay at home mom 🙂

Post # 5
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9559 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I don’t really know, as I haven’t made mine yet but I’m going to take a stab at it anyway!

I’m guessing this one has around 20 and they’re made of maps!

I’d also estimate about 20 for this one, but they’re different sizes andsome are colored paper and some are book paper

This one is mixed and it looks like about 7 kusudama flowers and maybe 5 paper roses. I think this one looks a bit sparse.

I lvoe this one as it looks really full and has a variety of papers used but it’s all paper roses and I’d estimate about 40 of them

Post # 6
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384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I am doing these in m centerpieces and for our bouquets. I have all of the paper I need and then some but my issue is trying to figure out what sizes to make the flowers. A lot of bouquets have the same sizes and some have different sizes. My FI likes the ones with different sizes because it gives more depth. But I have seen them made with 3*3 petals and up to 6*6 petals. Any idea which way you guys will go?

Post # 7
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79 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@baileysbride2be:  I made these flowers for my wedding.  I used different sized flowers and the best advice I have for you is just to experiment with different sizes until you get the look you are going for.  You also have to make sure the size ratio isn’t too different or the flowers won’t fit well together for the bouquet.  Sorry if this doesn’t help much.

Here is a picture of mine they are 7x7cm for the little flowers and 8.5×8.5cm.

Post # 8
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252 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2014 - Costa Rica destination

 

I just made this oneto sell…I love it

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