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30 mins

Easily turn old guitar strings into beautiful flowers.

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  • How to make a bouquet. Guitar String Flowers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Loop the string through the circle at the end.

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

    Continue looping as many times as you can.
    *Thicker strings will make fewer loops.

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

    Even out the loops.

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

    Cut out colorful squares from magazines (one per petal).

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

    Wrap one around each petal and snip away excess paper.

  • How to make a bouquet. Guitar String Flowers - Step 6
    Step 6

    Finally, glue, tape, or varnish the petals so that they do not unwrap.
    *You may want to temporarily hold them with a clothespin and varnish them later.

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emmilou w.
emmilou w. · Wallasey, England, GB · 12 projects
This is an excellent idea, I hate chucking the strings away...now I don't have to, yay!! ^^ Thanx for the tute
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athenamat
athenamat · New York, New York, US · 19 projects
It would be sweet if you could use guitar picks for the petals :0 this is still awesome though.
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Larkie D.
Larkie D. · 3 projects
This is a really awesome idea for recycling both guitar strings and old magazines!
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Darling Niki
Darling Niki · Clearwater, Florida, US · 20 projects
ooh ooh Awesome idea! In a house with currently 9 guitars and counting lol this is a great idea to do with old strings!! Happy
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CO + K User

Thank you!
I love all of yours as well. :
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1393 projects
These look fantastic, great job! I love all of your projects x
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