(Closed) show me your paper/coffee filter/fabric flowers

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Post # 31
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I am just amazed at how talented you all are. The pictures are gorgeous. I suddenly have inspiration and motivation to try to do the large crepe paper flower.

Post # 32
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Newbee

 

Um – I LOVE this. I am not a fan of real flowers, so the more creative and un-traditional bouquets I’m seeing is great! I’m so excited to try and make my own DIY bouquet. I think I’m gonna use paper flowers… maybe some beads too, not sure yet 🙂

 

Post # 33
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2011

One more set of flower pics from me! haha. I feel so “Martha Stewart” lately. 😛

A huge florist crepe paper flower using bleach technique and one more giant doublette crepe paper rose…

Post # 34
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

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@Mrs.Oat: Gorgeous!!!

You all made amazing flowers, I am so impressed!

Post # 35
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Some fabric flowers I made, bouquet still in progress. 

Post # 36
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Here are my coffee filter centerpieces!  I loved them so much…

Post # 37
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

These are the fabric flowers I made for each of my Bridesmaids to wear in their hair on my wedding day.

Post # 38
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m in awe of my fellow bees!!! So crafty. I’m experimenting with coffee filter flowers but need to know… How do you dye them?

Post # 39
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

quick question ladies, how long did it take you to make a full bouquet? are they easy to incorporate feathers with them? sorry for the questions Fiance decided he wants flowers in the wedding….

Post # 40
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2011

@choolove – it would probably only take you a few weeks if you worked on them every night. I’ve churned out about 20 fabric flowers in a few months but I didn’t work on them every evening. The nights I did work on them I could make 3-4 flowers in a few hours while watching TV.

Post # 41
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2012

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@kiddosc: WHat did you use to get that red? all mine turn like a light red vs the crimson i want

 

Post # 42
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: July 2012

These are my first few attempts at fabric flower making, not sure if these are going to make it to my bouquet, or in some other area of the wedding.  It only takes me about 10-15 mins on each one so I hope to have a lot to choose from when it comes time to make the bouquet!!

Post # 43
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: May 2013

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@renatastone:  I love how your flowers turned out!  I want to make the giant paper roses for centerpieces for my wedding next summer.  I have calculated that these roses will cost more than $20 per flower with the doublette crepe paper.  I noticed that you used florist crepe paper which is less expensive and your flowers look great.  Did you think the paper was stiff enough?  I did a trial flower with single sided crepe and it turned out ok but thicker paper would be best!  If you think the floral paper is thick enough where did you purchase yours.  Also I LOVE the bleached flower that you made, do you have instructions for that one?

Thanks!!!
Kim 

Post # 45
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Blushing bee

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@renatastone:  I absofreakinglutely LOVE YOUR ROSES! Can I buy some from you when it’s time to plan my wedding? Your flowers are why I now want crepe paper flowers. Pleaseeeeee??? !!

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