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5 mins

Super easy and pretty
I to collect orchids. Eventually one started to molt, but I still liked how the fallen flower looked, so I sealed a bunch of the with packing tape, and later decided to make charms out of them.

Posted by Creature of Whim from Claremont, California, United States • Published See Creature of Whim's 41 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use a dry flower that contains very little to no moisture ( if it stil contains a lot of water ,then it will later rot)

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a piece of packing tape that is about 5 in long, or bigger depending of the size of your flower.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lightly place your flower, face up, towards the end of your tape with some room to spare.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 4
    Step 4

    Carefully fold the tape over so that the bottom of the tape is directly over the top. Then start smoothly flatening the folded tape together, starting and the folded C side.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 5
    Step 5

    Carefully smooth out the tape so that there are no air bubbles trapped in the tape. It is ok if there is a thin air line around the flower its self.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bubble cut around the flower, while leaving some room where you want the top of the charm to be.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut closer along the flower, but not to close, or ese the 2 pieces of tape will come apart. And again, leave room where you want the top of your charm to be.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use a pin or a needle to poke a hole through the top blank piece of tape, where you left some space.

  • How to make a recycled charm. Dried Flower Charm - Step 9
    Step 9

    Take a jewlery hoop and connect it to the hole that you just made with a pin.

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