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My multi-colored fans arrived from AsianIdeas.com

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My fans came in today!

Straw Fans (12 pcs)

 

I love them. It's kind of odd, but they have tags on them saying they are distributed by oriental trading. I couldn't find any mulit-colored ones the oriental trading website.

 

I am very happy with them, but the quality on all of them isn't perfect. I just thought I'd point this out incase someone is looking for perfect quality. Some are perfect, but a few have flaws. I took a pictureof a bent one & one with a piece out of place. The natural color is exposed on some of them under the weave. Anyway, I'm completely happy with the quality, I just thought I'd point out that they are not perfect incase someone is looking for pristine quality. I plan on trimming up some pieces to make them a little cleaner.

 

They are very light weight which is great for packing.

 

Prices:

1 dozen

Subtotal: $5.95

Shipping: $6.75

Tax: $0.00

Total: $12.70

 

3 dozen

Subtotal: $17.85

Shipping: $7.75

Tax: $0.00

Total: $25.60

 

Shipping is FAST! I ordered them on a Friday & they came in on a Tuesday.

 

It's so much fun getting wedding packages woot.gif

 

I want to dive into the pile of color!

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some defects for those interested in quality

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WARNING the color can come off onto clothes:

 

Originally Posted by becks

"The fans are great! I love the colors!

 

Out of curiosity, does the color rub off at all? I had a raffia beach bag and the color rubbed of on my clothing, so I've been hesitant to buy colored fans... "

 

I'm a scientist so I did multiple experiments. It does rub off. I rubbed it with a white towl & some color came off. The fan looks fine, but it could mess up clothes. Then I set it on the towel & it didn't come off so it should be fine if people just set it in their lab. I pressed really hard & it was still fine.

 

I also got it wet incase people are sweaty. It comes off easier when it's wet. Then I got my hand wet & held the fan. Nothing came off on my hand.

 

So I would be a little concerned about the colored fans. I feel like with normal use they should be fine. The most I could see people doing is setting them in their lab. I think I'll spread the word to guests to warn them to be careful with them.

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How awesome! Getting things accomplished must feel great! That price is awesome and the colors look so vibrant! I think slight imperfection is fine for that incredible price!

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Fun! I was thinking of staying with the basic natural colored ones... but I love the brightness of these! Since I might not be doing many flowers... this might be a fun way to add color to the ceremony! Thanks for posting. :)

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Originally Posted by naga0066 View Post
Fun! I was thinking of staying with the basic natural colored ones... but I love the brightness of these! Since I might not be doing many flowers... this might be a fun way to add color to the ceremony! Thanks for posting. :)
That's why I wanted the color. I'm not decorating the ceremony site. It will just have white tulle on the chairs because that's what they do standard. So this is a great way to add some color. I love bright colors. I registered for fiestaware. This is so my style!


Another thing some people do is to add a colored ribbon the the handle of the natural colored ones to add some color.

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Those are great Morgan! And very festive.

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I love them! I was debating on getting fans because i was not srue if anyone would use them but from waht i am hearing is that they are a great thing to have during the ceremony!

 

Nice choice on the

colors!!!

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