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Map flowers
I made this basket for IDOT...a lady was retiring and instead of just a plain flower center piece I did origami flowers out of maps...shredded map was used in place of moss and grass...took some time but it did turn out rather beautiful...oh the flowers were sprayed with a bit of paint mixed with water in a spray bottle...

Posted by Miss Mess from Illinois, Illinois, United States • Published See Miss Mess's 4 projects »
  • Step 1

    Sorry I dont have any photos..take any origami flower and tape it to a floral stick...I added leaves to mine...make enough to make a full basket

  • Step 2

    shred some colored paper for the grass...stick a foam brick in the bottom of the basket and cover it up with the shredded paper.

  • Step 3

    mix some paint with water in a spray bottle...spritz the flower lightly..set it to the side and let me dry...once dry add them to the basket and stick shredded paper around the flowers...and there ya go...flowers that never wilt...

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Callie S.
Callie S. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 16 projects
This is really cool! I can't wait to try it!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1432 projects
Those are super pretty!
Miss Mess
Miss Mess · Illinois, Illinois, US · 4 projects
so glad you liked it...I will get a how-to with photos on here soon...somethings are easier to do with photo's I know
· Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, US · 23 projects
This is a GREAT idea!
Angela G.
Angela G. · Zaragoza, Aragon, ES · 3 projects
Ilove it!!Thanks!

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