Wonderful DIY Pretty Ribbon flower with pearls

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This two tones Ribbon flower with pearls is so pretty ! You can make it as brooch,hairpin or other decoration, Wonderful !

Materials you will need:

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Wonderful DIY Pretty Ribbon Flower Hairband

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Make this pretty headbands for your little princess or as a gift , it’s easy and inexpensive . Here are the things you may need:

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Wonderful DIY Pretty Ribbon Flower Headband

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DIY ribbon flower headband, so pretty ! With this ribbon flower, you can use any other fashion accessories or decoration .
What needed:
Fabric, organza
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Beads
Ribbon
Lighter
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Wonderful DIY Simple Ribbon Tulip Flower

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This is a ribbon tulip flower idea. It’s very simply and beautiful .
About tulip :
The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted[1] and which belongs to the family Liliaceae.[2] The genus’s native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant (Syria, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan) and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China.[1] The tulip’s centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains.[3] It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers.

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Floral Perfection: 12 Breathtaking DIY Fabric Flowers

Flowers have a special way of bringing joy into our life. Maybe it’s their colorfulness or the gentleness of their appearance, but something about them affects our mood and how we feel. Natural flowers tend to wilt quickly but fabric flowers can stay with us for as long as we like! If you are feeling the itch to make some breathtaking faux flowers, check out these 12 DIY fabric flowers that will leave your speechless with their beauty!

1. Sweater Flowers 

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Before you run off at the mention of the word “fabric”, thinking you will need big amounts of fabric to make these florals, let us assure you that Whipper Berry has totally different plans! All you need is an old sweater and you’re ready to start making soft and cozy florals!

2. Fabric Peonies 

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Peonies are one of the most beautiful flowers. Their gentle rosy color radiates a feeling of serenity and love. They are perfect for creating a romantic ambiance and if you make them yourself using fabric, you can keep them around for many special occasions to come! The DIY Mommy has a tutorial!

3. Colorful Fabric Florals 

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If you love to be surrounded by colorful flowers it pays off to invest your time into making a collection of fabric florals that you can always keep at hand. They are perfect for decorating any room of the house and infuse it with colorful hues! Visit Martha Stewart to see how you can make them!

4. White Blooming Fabric Flower 

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A simple blooming fabric flower can be such an important decoration piece, its white color representing purity and innocence, suitable for many special occasions! The best thing about this flower by Owl Really is that it will never wilt and always retain the blooming look!

5. Rosy Fabric Flowers 

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These marvelous rosy fabric flowers by Go Make Me may be tiny but they look absolutely grand! The sparkly decoration makes them an incredible addition to many accessories, such as headbands or wristbands! They can surely become one of your most valued fashion pieces!

6. Button Fabric Flowers 

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Utilizing buttons in DIY projects is an age-old practice and it has never failed us so far! You can build adorable and chic fabric flowers around tiny buttons that have a charm of their own! If you need the how-to, Crafting Chic is the place to go!

7. Fabric Flower Garland 

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The easiest way to decorate with fabric flowers is to turn them into a neat garland! The one we found at Making Joy & Pretty Things is made from beautiful linen fabric in neutral colors that subtly beautifies the interior without being over the top!

8. Satin Ribbon Flower 

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Choosing to make fabric flowers gives you the freedom to make them look however royal and lush you want, this glistening satin ribbon flower by The Ribbon Retreat being the ideal example of how a faux flower can feel as glamorous as a jewel.

9. Felt Flowers 

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The soft touch of felt gives the petals a high tactile quality while the rose gold buttons in the middle represent elegance. Together they create a flower with a strong vintage look that is an amazing decor piece for any old-fashioned setting. Get the instructions at Mrs Priss!

10. Ruffled Fabric Flower 

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Thriving Home has a tutorial for a lovely ruffled fabric flower that is best made with a vibrantly colored fabric that truly brings out its bright and joyful nature! This flower can stay in your life for years to come but it can also be a very thoughtful gift for a loved one!

11. Lace Flower 

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If you have any lace on hand it’s almost a crime not to turn it into a floral! You will also need an elegant white button and the instructions from Adventures of a DIY Mom. The end result is a wonderful lace flower that carries so much elegance and charm!

12. Mesmerizing Yellow Flowers 

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These yellow flowers have such a mesmerizing appeal, thanks to their bold yellow color and dynamic design! They are incredibly uplifting and cheerful, great pieces to keep around the house or use to decorate a special event! You’ll find the details at It’s the Little Things!

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Beyond Spring: 15 Flower Arrangements That Will Inspire Your Own DIY Bouquets

Buying flowers for your family and friends is a great way to celebrate a special occasion, or even just to make them feel special on a normal day. Sometimes it’s just nice to have flowers around the house for yourself! However, unless you visit a boutique florist or pay additional prices, the arrangement of your flowers might not be as pretty or fancy as you had in mind. If you’re a DIY enthusiast, however, then that’s no problem at all!

Check out these 15 easy DIY flower arrangement inspirations that will have you reorganizing and rearranging your next bouquet for the better the second it’s in your hands!

1. DIY submerged flowers

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Sometimes buying yourself just a few little blossoms is a great way to brighten up your space and your day. If you like pretty, unconventional things, you need to see Momtastic‘s submerged flower idea! Choose glasses that are the right size for each flower you bought and follow the instructions to weight each one down with flat crafting marbles.

2. Pedestal and foam flower arrangements

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If you have a beautiful, wide stand that you want to turn into an arrangement but that doesn’t hold flowers in place well, all is not lost! Your local crafting store will have foam cubes design specifically for arranging flowers. Put on in the centre of the stand and poke the end of the flower stems into it. Arrange them all the way around until the foam no longer shows and voila!

3. Teapot flowers

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Rather than using a traditional vase to hold your flowers, why not make things look a little more vintage? Placing your blossoms in a teapot is one of the easiest ways to get that look! We love these little yellow flowers in a stark white teapot on Pinterest.

4. Glass bottles and scrapbooking paper

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Sometimes the vase is just as cute as the flowers, especially if you make it yourself! Find a clean, empty glass bottle that fits a few stems through the opening and neck. Before you put the flowers in, cut a strip of pretty patterned scrapbooking paper and tape it in place with washi tape. Tie it around the middle with a piece of jute string or twine for detail and pop your blossoms in the top. Check out how Decor 8 made these pretty little bottles!

5. Rainbow water and white flowers

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If you’re looking for a way to brighten up the room but your favourite flowers are simple white ones, you can still incorporate colour in how you display them! We absolutely adore the idea of adding a little bit of food colouring gel to water in a clear glass vase and popping simple white flowers in the top, just like Paper and Cakery did!

6. Foam ball flowers

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We didn’t realize until we saw this arrangement on Pinterest how pretty it can look to have no vase or container at all! Instead, try sticking the end of each stem into a foam sphere from the craft store so you create a small floral dome that’ll look perfect in the centre of your dinner table!

7. Citrus vase

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This floral decor from Pinterest just screams “summer” to us! For a little extra scent on top of the flowers, fill a mason jar with halved lemons and limes and plant your flowers in the middle. Besides smelling great, the arrangement is totally gorgeous!

8. A standing bouquet

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If you’ve chosen flowers with very stiff stems then all you need is a ribbon and a wide glass to make this adorable standing arrangement. Tie the flowers near the very bottom of the blooms and spread the stems out so the bottoms are wide enough to support the flowers on all sides and keep them standing, just like this cute bouquet from Pinterest.

9. Cocktail flower

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We love the stylish appearance of this adorably simple arrangement on Style Me Pretty! Trim the stem close to the flower’s head so it’s short enough to fit in the shallow cup and let it stick out the top like a decorative cocktail drink.

10. Flower monograms

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This particular craft from Parcel Post is actually made with silk flowers, but we think it would be absolutely beautiful with real blooms for a special occasions! Find hollow chunky letters, use hot glue to fill them with green plant foam, and stick the flower stems in the foam so they fill up the letters completely.

11. Candy arrangement

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We love this idea from Pinterest for Easter or kids’ birthdays in the springtime! Find a clear vase, fill it with colourful jelly beans, and plant the stems of your flowers right in the centre.

12. Spray painted mason jar planters

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Whether you choose to include the little bunny rabbit silhouette or whether you prefer solid colours, this spray painted jar idea makes for a cheerful and stylish arrangement. Check out how it’s done on The CSI Project!

13. Teacup flowers

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You might think tulips and patterned teacups would make a very busy looking combination, but we’re in love with the look! Check out how Slim Paley added a vintage flair this way by placing purple tulips into teacups of contrasting colours!

14. Chalkboard message herb gardens

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Painting a few simple planting pots with chalkboard paint is an easy way to customize your own display. Label them with the types of herbs planted, write inspirational quotes that you’d like to see all day, or give them to someone as a gift with a loving message message on them like these ones from Pinterest!

15. Upcycled graphic tin can planters

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This great tutorial by Home Talk shows you how to create adorable vintage looking planters simply by pasting images you like onto large tin cans. We love the homey effect such a simple arrangement gives the entire room, as thought you picked the flowers straight from the garden outside and grabbed the nearest tin to display their beauty!

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15 Flower Crown Designs That Will Inspire You to Make Your Own

Whether you’re getting ready for a summer wedding, planning your looks for your next music festival in the sun, or you’re just really in love with the style, flower crowns are a gorgeous trend. Because they’re hot right now you can find them in most accessory stores, but you already know we’re big fans of making things ourselves! Your flower crown might be made of material and silk flowers or you might go all out and use fresh flowers and green leaves.

Check out these 15 inspiration shots of differently styled flower crowns to get your creative senses buzzing. Whether you’re gluing the blossoms to a hairband or wrapping fresh sprigs to a ribbon with crafting wire, your flower crown will look just as gorgeous as any of these!

1. Deep pink roses and berry pink lips

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One of the best ways to incorporate your flower crown into your look, particularly if your outfit is monochromatic, is to match the blossoms to your lipstick. A deep pink flower looks beautiful with a berry coloured pout!

2. Dusty orange blossoms

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Very lightly coloured flowers, like this soft, dusty orange are perfect for a whimsical summer look. Try weaving long hair up into the back of the hairband you’ve built your flower crown on for a bohemian princess effect.

3. Green ivy with white flowers

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If you’re looking for a slightly more unconventional flower crown, this one’s for you! Simple white blossoms make it look whimsical and feminine, but the larger incorporation of green ivy sets this style apart form other ones and makes it look more understated and natural.

4. Small flowers and a hair braid

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Speaking of understated but gorgeous looks, this style that incorporates tiny blossoms and baby’s breath makes a different kind of flower crown all together. Instead of gluing or wiring flowers to a hairband, use a braid as the “crown” and work the flowers and sprigs directly into the hair.

5. Loose baby’s breath

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Do you love the way that the baby’s breath in the previous picture looks so much that you wish for more? Instead of using it as solely an accent flower in your flower crown, try making it the centre of attention!

6. Thistles with white blossoms

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Here’s another one for your unconventional flower crown category! Making it with thistles gives a stronger, less whimsical look but adding a few white blossoms among the purple blooms keeps things soft enough for a wedding or special event.

7. Silk butterfly crown

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Okay, so technically this look isn’t a flower crown, but it reminded us so much of the same whimsical looks that flower crowns often achieve. Shake things up a bit by building a crown out of material or silk butterflies the way you’d normally use flowers.

8. Blossoms and lace

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If you’re looking for an even prettier look than a flower crown is already going to give you by default, try combining your flowers with lace! Let the lace run along your hairline or rest lightly against your forehead for a lovely, intricate look.

9. Matching the bouquet

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If you’re creating a flower crown specifically for a wedding, then one of the best ways of incorporating it into the look is to match it with the bouquet. The balance between the two bunches of flowers looks absolutely beautiful in pictures!

10. Flower crown tucked under

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Just because it’s called a flower “crown” doesn’t mean you have to wear it like a tiara! Try nestling your blossoms underneath your updo so the bun rests lightly on top of them instead. The look is unique but still classic enough for timeless pictures.

11. Blossoms with herbs

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Many flowers together can be a little overwhelming looking, especially if you have slight features. In order to get that same volume in your crown without letting it take over your look, consider weaving in some herb plants instead of big floral leaves.

12. Cascading flowers

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Why not consider some pretty asymmetry in your look? Letting a few flowers hang down on one sides looks beautiful, especially with some more voluminous gathered blossoms to balance the look out on the other side.

13. Pink cherry blossoms

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A simple ring of pink cherry blossoms is the perfect look for a summer music festival. It’s pretty, but it’s low maintenance and easy to make. It also won’t distract from the outfit you’ve put together!

14. Fluffy white flowers

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Sometimes big is the way to go! Large, fluffy flowers look beautiful with hair that has some volume but not enough to battle with the flowers for space. Choosing white ones looks very clean and well put together.

15. Asymmetrical berries and blooms

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If your motto is “go big or go home”, then you might be looking for a little something more than simple flowers. Adding berries to a huge blossom is a great way to mix colours and draw the eye to your face.

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Gorgeous Crafts Made With Pressed Flowers

Few things look as delicate and gorgeous as pressed flowers. Even before you’ve transformed them into anything, their fragile appearance is simply beautiful. They’re also very versatile, since any type of flower can be pressed as long as you’re very careful.

Check out these 15 DIY projects involving pressed or dried flowers that make perfect wedding gifts and delightful home decor.

1. Mandala sun catchers

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Twig and Toadstool shows you hhow to carefully place pressed flowers in intricate patterns, held between two pieces of clear film by needlepoint hoops. Hang these in your window so you can appreciate their beauty every time they’re lit up by the sun.

2. Bamboo and pressed flowers bookmarks

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These bookmarks are so pretty we’d almost hesitate to use them! This kind of DIY project is the type of gift that people keep for years and hand down until it becomes a simple little heirloom. Bamboo Needle shows you how to affix your pressed flowers carefully but firmly to the surface of a cut of smooth bamboo.

3. Real floral crowns

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Did your daughter spend her childhood cutting and folding paper floral crowns, her teens weaving daisy chains to put in her hair at the cottage, and her 20s wearing fabric flower crowns to music festivals? Follow in Young Maker’s Club footsteps and make her a crown of real dried flowers for her wedding day. Because the flowers are dried, she’ll be able to keep it forever.

4. Pressed flower monograms

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People love monograms and gifts that are customized to them. These pressed flower monograms in frames are the kind of craft that will look absolutely gorgeous anywhere in your home. For each member of your family, try choosing a different type of flower! Get the tutorial from Kin Community.

5. Pressed flower phone case

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The Etsy Blog shows you how to make a breathtaking phone case from pressed flower petals and stems, and it’s certainly a prettier accessory than anything you’ll find in a store. Just be sure to seal the surface thoroughly so the edges of the flowers don’t come loose and peel.

6. Pressed flower luminarias

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Picture it: these gorgeous little luminarias lining the walkway from the ceremony to the beach reception at a gorgeous outdoor summer wedding. The best part? DIY decor like these usually helps you save at least a little bit of space in the wedding budget! See how they’re done on A Practical Wedding.

7. Pressed pansy coasters

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Martha Stewart recommends colourful little pansies to create these darling coasters for your home. Using pansies of different colours and sizes and arranging them in different designs  and patterns will make your DIY set particularly beautiful.

8. Pressed flower pendants

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Imagine how gorgeous one of these DIY pressed flower pendants would look resting right above the pearl or jewel encrusted bust of a wedding gown! Boho Weddings shows you how to press the flowers and place them behind a glass marble to create a pendant setting.

9. Pressed flower Easter eggs

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Are you looking for a more adult way to celebrate Easter and participate in annual traditions than drawing on eggs with crayons and dunking them in messy dyes? Try this gorgeous method of pasting pressed flowers to an egg’s surface instead. Get the details on Lauren Conrad.

10. Pressed flower candles

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Because wax becomes malleable when it heats up, the pressed flower candles are surprisingly easy to make! You’ll find a step by step guide to create your own on DIY Cozy Home

11. Paper and pressed flower bookmarks

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Choose a decorative craft paper, or even a paper that is simple but thick and good quality, to serve as your backing. Arrange and stick down your pressed flowers and laminate them. Punch a hole in the top for a ribbon and voila! Learn more on The Garden Glove.

12. Pressed flowers in glass

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arranging pressed flowers in a frame that features clear glass on both sides will look absolutely gorgeous no matter where in your home you display them in your home. Your friends will be shocked when you say you made such beautiful art yourself. Check out the details on Garden Therapy.

13. Rose petal tea tray

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Do you have a gorgeous vintage china tea set but nothing cute enough to serve it on? Pressed flowers are the perfect solution. xoJane teaches you how to make this delicte little tea tray that looks amazing even if you don’t spend a lot of money on the tray itself.

14. Pressed flower jewelry box

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Once again, this is the kind of project that, if made well, is pretty enough to be passed down in years to come. Free People shows you how to arrange the flowers in the little window just right.

15. Pressed flower greeting cards

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Martha Stewart reminds you that even the simplest pressed flower crafts look stunning. This is the kind of greeting card that people with save slipped in hard cover books rather than throwing away in a few weeks.

Have you made other breathtaking pressed flower art that we simply must see? Tell us how you did it or link us to pictures of your work!

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Wonderful DIY Pumpkin Seed Flower Decoration

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These pumpkin seed flowers are cute and beautiful, they are nice home decoration . I have never know about making a flower using pumpkin seeds , this is a very creative idea, and it’s very simple .
For making pumpkin seed flowers, first cut discs of card sheet, then glue the pumpkin seeds in concentric circles with the help of a hot glue gun , don’t forget to leave a circle empty in the center for the seeds to come. Then spread some hot glue over the center and quickly put peppercorns in mixed colors over it and wait for it dried ( I would like to put a family picture in the center ) . You can make a loop of ribbon and hot glue it to the back of the flower for hanging. That’s all ! Be sure make as many as you like and hang them on your wreath or garland. Enjoy ~~
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You might also like these Gorgeous vintage dictionary pages paper flowers ! It is a simple and artful way to add a personal touch to a gift or home decorating  . And it’s a good idea to recycle your old books.

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DIY Pretty Satin Ribbon Roses – Free Tutorial

Artificial flowers and becoming more popular than ever before as the world looks for more eco-friendly and longer-lasting alternatives to the real thing. When it comes to roses, we think we’ve found one of the most incredible craft projects we have ever featured — it will show you how to make a whole bunch of these elegant and stunning roses using little more than a few satin ribbons!

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These are the kinds of little treasures you’ll find a thousand and one uses for day in and day out! We personally like to use them as decorative touches for bags, hats and on soft furnishings all over the home. What’s more, combine a couple of these roses with a hair clip or pin and you’ll have yourself a gorgeous accessory that’s not only wonderful to look at, but unique to you and you alone!

Really – these are the kinds of treasures money alone cannot buy!

Great as Gifts

Of course, we’re all about sharing the best things in life with as many people as we can – these satin ribbon roses making the perfect gifts for so many special occasions. As table decorations for a wedding or perhaps used to make any bridesmaid’s dress than little bit sweeter, you’re guaranteed to find a good home for as many of these as you care to make!

Here are the things you’ll need to get started

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That’s really all there is to it – check out the tutorials and images on this page for all the information you’ll need to start making marvelous and magical ribbon roses today!

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Wonderful DIY Tissue Paper Flower Gift Top

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This tissue paper flower  is so pretty  .It’s similar to tissue paper pom poms, but much easier and quicker.Give your gifts that extra special touch with it.

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Wonderful DIY Ribbon Rose Hair Clip With Peal

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Make this pretty hair clip with ribbon and pearl for yourself and your little girl ! It’s also a great gift idea. Enjoy !

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Wonderful DIY Topiary Flower Flying Cup Decor

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This topiary flower flying cup decor are so unique and pretty! Whether you display living room or dining room, table or window , they grab attention and lend beauty to any room.

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Wonderful DIY Beautiful Chiffon Ribbon Rosette

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Make your beautiful ribbon rosette in this season! Pretty ribbon flowers can be used to embellish all kinds of things such as tote bags, headbands, hair clips, shirts, brooches, scrapbooks and albums, gift toppers, etc. They can be made from assorted trims like chiffon,organza, velvet, satin, grosgrain, pleated…you name it, enjoy!
What you may need:
chiffon ribbon
thread
needle
scissors
tweezers

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Wonderful DIY Pretty Flower Hairpin

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These are so pretty flowers ! add them to your any fashion accessories, or just decoration ! Easy and fun to make, hope you have a happy try !

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Wonderful DIY Twine Flower with Cardboard

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Twine is a wonderfully versatile craft material that you can use to hang mobiles, string ornaments, wrap vases and bottles, tie packages, make banners, and form pompoms – and these are just a few of its countless uses.
If you already own a Bow and flower maker tool, then you probably already tried making twine flowers. But in fact, for these little cuties, you don’t really need a special tool.
Making twine flowers is something you can do with older children, those who are already quite dexterous and able to sit down for long periods. If you think the process may be too tedious for the kiddos, set up the cardboard-and-pin guides beforehand and immediately engage them in looping the twine.
Use these twine flowers as gift or loot bag toppers, greeting card accents, scrapbook embellishments, and party decor. Make several to form wreaths, table arrangements, and wall art. The possibilities are endless!

Materials you will need :
Twine (jute or cotton)
Cardboard (you can also use old boxes, illustration board, Styrofoam, etc.)
Multicolor pins
Scissors
Ruler
Pencil
Craft needle
Glue
String (you can also use ribbon, cord, a strip of fabric, etc.)

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Wonderful DIY Spring Flower Cake Pops

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Wonderful cake ! I love flowers, I love this flower cake more ! I can’t wait to have one ! It also will be a great sweet gift for my mom, what do you think ?

What You’ll Need:
Your favorite cake recipe, baked in a 9×13 pan (will yield about 40 cake pops)
Frosting (canned, homemade buttercream, or homemade cream cheese)
Colored candy coating wafers
Premade, precolored fondant
White sprinkles
10 lollipop sticks
Cookie sheet lined with waxed paper
1- to 1-1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop
Food processor, stand mixer, or large bowl and spoon
Cake pop stand or plastic foam
2-inch flower cookie cutter
Hole punch
Hot glue gun
Hot glue sticks
Green ribbon
Decorative vase and gravel (optional)
recipe : Karyn Granrund

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Wonderful DIY Lace Cuff Bracelet from Paper Roll

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I can’t believe this pretty Lace Cuff is made using a toilet paper roll as a base! This vintage style bracelet is so beautiful with all the elements such as lace, pearls, feather and ribbon flower. You can customize the ornaments to create your own style. It would be an eye-catching accessory on your wrist to highlight your fashion style.

Click HERE for instructions from “Bubblynaturecreations”

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Wonderful DIY Lovely Hair Accessories from Bottle Caps

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How to make a cute bobby pins hats by reusing bottle caps? Just need a few minutes . Give a special touch to your elegant look by creating these tiny hair accessories. It is very simple and easy to do. Check out the directions and the video below.

You will need:
– bobby pins;
– bottle caps;
– cardboard (you can use cereal cardboard);
– krylon fusion in black or whatever color you like;
– tulle;
– plastic lids;
– feathers;
– spray paint;
– scissors;
– small ribbon flowers;
– hot glue gun.

Directions:
1. First you take the cardboard and cut out circles from it. The circles should be about 1/4″ to 3/8″ larger than the circumference of the lid.
2. Now you have to glue the lids to the center of the cardboard circles.
3. Spray them in your desired color (the color used in the tutorial is black) and then leave them to dry.
3. Glue the ribbon around the bottle cap then take a small piece of tulle and glue it on.
4.Take a small flower and glue it over the tulle and glue the bobby pin under the cardboard.That’s all , enjoy !

Youtube: http://bit.ly/1rkYa9j

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Wonderful DIY Crochet Ballet Slippers

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VIEW IN GALLERYballet-shoes-fThese crochet slipper patterns are fun to make and will keep your feet warm! In early summer or Autumn, sometimes it is a little bit cold at night here, so a pair of warm and comfortable slippers would come in handy. The slippers are decorated with ribbon flowers that make them have a beautiful look. Enjoy !

Materials:
Yarn
Crochet hooks
Scissors

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An Office Celebration: 15 Easy DIY Holiday Gifts for Coworkers

It might be late in the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to do nice things for the people around you. Each year, on our last day of work before we take some time off for the holidays, we make sure to make some kind of kind little trinket or favour for each of our coworkers. We know there’s no obligation to swap gifts with everyone at the office, so we keep the things we give small and inexpensive, but it brightens our own holiday spirit to see the people we’re around each day feeling appreciated.

Just in case you’d like to treat your coworkers to some small gift as well but you’re intent on making it yourself, just like we always are, here are 15 awesome but easy DIY gift ideas that are perfect for the whole office!

1. DIY homemade spice blends

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Is your office often the site of fragrant, mouth watering potlucks at every opportunity so you already know that most of your coworkers are cooking enthusiasts? Then try making them a cute custom spice blend with a DIY recipe card! Family, Work, Life shows you a few mixes that are popular and even suggests some dishes you might give your coworkers the instructions for making so they know what kinds of things they can use the spices for too.

2. Reindeer lip glosses

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Winter is dry and irritating to the skin, so it only makes sense that most people keep some kind of Chapstick or lip balm in their desk. Just in case they don’t, though, or perhaps in case they need a top up, here’s an adorable Christmas gift idea from Fourth n’ Ten! They suggest getting those popular rounded Eos lip glosses in a bright red colour and packaging them up with reindeer cards so the glosses look like Rudolph’s nose!

3. Christmas cookies in a mason jar

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You’ve probably heard of the idea of giving people a mason jar containing all of the pre-measured ingredients to a batch of cookies they can make at home, but what if you already know that your coworkers aren’t kitchen enthusiasts? In that case, why not give them a jar of delicious holiday cookies that are already made? This photo from Lil Luna might list the idea as one for Thanksgiving but we actually gave our coworkers cookie jars like this last year for Christmas and they were very thankful!

4. Pointillism stenciled painted mugs

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If you’re going to go to the trouble of making something for your coworkers, would you rather make them something they can use over and over again, maybe even in the office? Then maybe you can try your hand at making these custom patterned monogram mugs from Glued to My Crafts! They show you how to make an awesome paint dotted stencilling technique that looks a bit like pointillist art. Make it in Christmas colours like red, gold, and green for the holidays!

5. Chocolate covered Oreo pops with Christmas sprinkles

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When you decided that you wanted to make your coworkers something nice for the holidays, did your mind automatically turn to making them some type of delicious holiday treat that might brighten up the day at their desk? Then we’d suggest taking a look at these mouth watering chocolate and sprinkle dipped Oreo pops from Perpetually Daydreaming! Make them with white chocolate to look like snow or milk chocolate just for the delicious taste.

6. Mason jar lid and photo magnets

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If you’re going to make a cute photo craft for your coworkers then your version might not involve quite so many family photos as the ones you see above from Unoriginal Mom, but the concept is still a totally cute idea! Try using mason jar lids to make magnets that feature funny comics about office life or cute quotes instead!

7. Melted snowman bark

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Instead of bringing an actual gift for everyone, would you rather make a treat that all of your coworkers can enjoy en masse throughout the day? Then check out this adorably holiday themed chocolate bark from Princess Pinky Girl! Their recipe and tutorial shows you how to make white chocolate look like melted snowmen with the help of sprinkle eyes, mini peanut butter cups, and pretzels.

8. Reindeer hot chocolate cones

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Contrary to what we said above, would you actually rather give your coworkers something they can take home and make their later, when they have time to relax and enjoy it? In that case, we have a feeling you’re going to love the idea of making these cute reindeer themed hot chocolate mix bags. Savvy Saving Couple suggest filling cone filled bags with the cocoa mix and marshmallows, them decorating the bag to look like Rudolph.

9. Easy peppermint foot soak

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In your opinion, are the holidays the perfect time for a little bit of calming self care? Then why not share that idea with your coworkers so that you’re all a little less stressed when you return back to the office when your time off is over? We love the idea of making a calming foot soak for each person, just like this one from Four Hats and Frugal. It’s peppermint scented, so it fits right into the holiday scheme of things!

10. Santa-tizers

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Has everyone in your office been falling ill lately? Well, that’s no surprise, since this time of year is infamous for germs making their way around places just like offices! That’s why we thought this holiday customized hand sanitizer idea from Paper Jewels was such a good idea. Check out how they used construction paper and ribbon to dress up little desk drawer sized bottles of hand sanitizer to look like Santa.

11. Mason jar puppy chow with a candy cane

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Were you completely in love with the idea of making cookie jars like the ones you saw above before you realized that your office just had a cookie themed potluck not so long ago and everyone’s probably had their fill? Try making another mason jar treat instead! Amanda Parker and Family guides you through the steps of making “puppy chow”, a sweet and crunchy candy kind of like cereal… but more delicious.

12. Easy homemade soy candles in a poinsettia jar

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Since the holidays are a time for relaxation and self care on a few precious days off, would you rather help your coworkers make their home a calm, warm place this winter rather than just feeding them more junk food? Then try making them a lovely candle instead! Check out how The Frugal Girls made these surprisingly simple soy candles in a jar and decorated the outside with ribbon and faux poinsettia flowers.

13. Peppermint sugar scrub in a jar

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Are you still thinking about the peppermint foot scrub we talked about earlier but you think you’d rather make your coworkers something that they could use less specifically so that it actually gets used? Then check out this peppermint sugar scrub recipe from Cincy Shopper instead! They might use it to help cure cracked hands or exfoliate their dry lips.

14. Popcorn snowman

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Are you actually quite strapped for time and, even though you’d love to make your coworkers a delicious holiday snack, you’re just not sure you can make it happen? Well, why not choose a popular favourite that they can make themselves, but dress it up so at least it looks Christmas-y? This snowman decorated popcorn idea from I Heart Naptime is the perfect example of what we mean.

15. Lump of coal cookies in a jar

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Are you actually known around the office as the DIY enthusiast who is always making cool or kitschy things? Then we had a totally novelty idea that, even though it looks a little gross, your coworkers will get a kick out of and love the taste of! Make, Bake, Celebrate guides you through the process of making a batch of chocolate cookies that are much darker than usual so they look just like little lumps of coal. It’s the perfect holiday joke for coworkers with a good sense of humour!

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Joyful, Joyful: DIY Christmassy Mason Jars

Christmas is almost here, which means we’re all busy decorating our homes with the most creative and festive decorations. We think the best decorations are those you make yourself, in the circle of your family. When you display your own work over the holidays, the ambiance feels even more enchanting. Anyone who isn’t a stranger to do-it-yourself lifestyle knows how versatile mason jars can be. Today, we’re bringing you these twelve joyful and Christmassy DIY mason jars! 

1. Christmas Mason Jar Luminaries 

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The lights are a big part of Christmas. Everyone hangs string lights onto their Christmas tree and around the house, to create a warm and charming atmosphere. Tiny little luminaries that carry Christmas motives are going to fit in with the rest of the decorative lighting just marvelously. Find the tutorial at Modern Masters.

2. Mason Jar Centerpiece Candles 

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Setting up the dining table for the holidays is all about nailing the centerpiece. Sure, the  choice of plates and tablecloth matter as well, but the centerpiece defines the table setting. The Nerd’s Wife will show you how to utilize mason jars to make a fantastic Christmas candle centerpiece!

3. Mason Jar Snowman

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We are all dreaming of a white Christmas and if you are very lucky, you get to live in a place that truly does have snow on Christmas Day. Nothing says winter like a December snowfall and the snowmen that the kids make in your backyard. Bring a snowman straight into your living room with Chica Circle‘s mason jar snowman!

4. Chalky Painted Mason Jars 

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Red and white are colors that define Christmas. If you are looking for a quick way to create beautiful Christmas decor pieces, stick to these two colors and you can’t go wrong. Check out how The Frugal Homemaker painted some mason jars with red and white chalk paint, turning them into lovely colorful luminaries!

5. Glitter Mason Jar Luminary 

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By now you can already tell that Christmas luminaries are a fool-proof decor choice. They create an enchanting ambiance with the soft lighting they are giving off and their presence alone announces that Christmas is near! Find out how A Pumpkin & A Princess made this glitter mason jar luminaries.

6. Enchanting Christmas Luminaries 

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Speaking of luminaries, one of the things they have in common with mason jars is their versatility. You can turn a mason jar into almost anything and one would argue you can do the same with a luminary. If you don’t like the traditional look they normally have, Adventure in a Box will show you how to make them darker and more mysterious!

7. Mason Jar Snow Globe 

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What is Christmas without snow globes! There is something so magical about them, the children fall in love with them instantly, daydreaming of the little fairytale setting captured within the globe. Make a handmade snow globe this year by using a mason jar and the tutorial by Simple Craves & Olive Oils!

8. Christmas Tree Mason Jars 

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Oh, Christmas tree! There is something so lovely about it, the mere motive of it feels festive enough. If you don’t know how to decorate your mason jars for Christmas, you can’t possibly go wrong if you settle on a little Christmas tree. Visit Mason Jar Crafts to learn the details.

9. Snowflake Mason Jars 

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The most magical moments of December are those when the first snowflakes fall onto our cheeks. Taking long walks in the snow and enjoying in the winter wonderland is one of the greatest moments, for both children and adults. Celebrate the love of snowflakes by making these snowflake mason jars by Ginger Snap Crafts.

10. Snowman Mason Jar Vase 

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Mason jars make the most outstanding vases and if you are planning on displaying some flowers on your Christmas table, make sure the vase fits the theme of December! Weekend Craft shares the idea for a snowman mason jar vase and we think it’s a great choice, especially if you have children!

11. Mason Jar Santa 

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Do your kids love to leave out milk and cookies on Christmas Eve for Santa? Add a Santa painted mason jar to the setting as well! You can store the cookies inside of it or just use it as a decorative element to bring a smile on Santa’s face! The Ribbon Retreat will show you how to make it.

12. Mistletoe Mason Jar Candle 

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The holiday season isn’t particularly minimalist, but you can sneak in a decor element or two that isn’t too flashy and is rather a good example of simplicity. A Pumpkin & A Princess shows us that sometimes all you need is a simple peppermint candle with a mistletoe decoration.

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