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#1 Betsy

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    Posted 29 January 2008 - 10:28 PM

    Does anyone know where I can find these bamboo handles? I want to make this myself but I can't find the handles anywhere - looked on EBAY, craft stores, Googled it - Please Help!!
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    #2 becks

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      Posted 29 January 2008 - 10:35 PM

      I haven't a clue. but you might look for just a stick and then cut a slit in the end. I'm wondering if maybe a florist or something would have them.

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      #3 Lizzy

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        Posted 30 January 2008 - 07:58 PM

        Try a floral supply . I believe they sell them in bulk. Good luck!
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        #4 ErinB

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          Posted 30 January 2008 - 08:01 PM

          How pretty! Have you tried EBay? I bet you'll have to buy the long sticks and cut them down.

          #5 berliewed08

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            Posted 30 January 2008 - 08:40 PM

            Did you try some of these searches: Natural Tonkin Bamboo, Bamboo Canes, Bamboo Sticks, Bamboo Poles, Bamboo Flower Sticks
            A lot of the searches lead to china. The closest thing i found to it was the 'bag handles on ebay
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            #6 gkashmira

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              Posted 30 January 2008 - 08:45 PM

              Would these work?

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              Otherwise a craft or floral supply place seems to be your best bet.
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              #7 GeminiLibra

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                Posted 02 February 2008 - 07:20 PM

                I used bamboo for my invitations. I bought them at Michaels. The bamboo rods were about 60" I think and they were only about $8.00 each. Hope that helps.

                #8 Alyssa

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                  Posted 02 February 2008 - 08:40 PM

                  those are beautiful maybe i will make our programs to look like that.

                  hhmm that picture looks as if the bamboo stalks are cut lenghtwise and glued to the paper - does that seem right?

                  #9 Betsy

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                    Posted 03 February 2008 - 04:09 AM

                    Good News - I emailed the company of these fans and she said she would sell the bamboo sticks for $1.50 a piece - SCORE!! So now I don't have to worry about it! Thanks for all the input - if you want the email or contact person for these just pm me!!

                    #10 Yari

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                      Posted 03 February 2008 - 04:17 AM

                      Score!! They will look awesome.




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