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Pretty flowers everywhere!
Reconstruction of paper/fabric fake flowers. Use this to jazz up flower arrangements, hair accessories, brooches etc. Very very cheap and simple.

Posted by Vicky from Colchester, England, United Kingdom • Published See Vicky's 42 projects »
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  • How to make a bouquet. Flowers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Remove one of the heads from your flowers. This usually has to be done with wire cutters. (or you could leave them on the stem if you wish!)

  • How to make a bouquet. Flowers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take apart the head of the flower. This can usually be done by tugging on the plastic parts on either side, you may need to be forceful but DO NOT DAMAGE ANY OF THE PARTS!!

  • How to make a bouquet. Flowers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use the fabric parts of the flower to cut out new copies in the fabric of your choice. Or if you feel adventurous make up your own flower design!

  • How to make a bouquet. Flowers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make sure you remember to cut small holes in the middle of your flowers!

  • How to make a bouquet. Flowers - Step 5
    Step 5

    Put the flower back together using the new petals. You could add ribbon, feathers, net etc. anything you like at this stage. You could also change the middle part of the flower for a button, bead or you could follow Mi.ezekatze's skull flower project
    http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/skullflowers
    Have fun on this stage and your flower is done!!

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GreenLeaf
GreenLeaf · Essex, England, GB · 52 projects
Great! Always after flowers for cards and scrapbooking.
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1420 projects
Those are gorgeous
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Ashley P.
Ashley P. · Suffolk, Virginia, US · 9 projects
hmm... I'm gonna try this with some felted sweater left overs... thanks!
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FrolleinKram
FrolleinKram · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 132 projects
Cute idea. I'm gonna try one with a skull ^^
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Vicky
Vicky · Colchester, England, GB · 55 projects
You could do! I never thought of that ^^ Could look quite good.
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Goth Ninja
Goth Ninja · Point, Texas, US · 3 projects
Could you also just switch the petals of different flowers?
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Goth Ninja
Goth Ninja · Point, Texas, US · 3 projects
I'm gonna try this!
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