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love it! but how do you get them to look floating like do u tie knot's around them? and where did u go to get the orchids? just like a michaels?

I'm tying a knot at the bottom of each of the flowers that I string. I'm thinking that if necessary, a dab of hot glue on each flower's center will keep them exactly where I want them.

I got all my flowers from Michael's, as well as the line for it. The employee that I talked to at the store recommended the jewelry line to string them on, as it's stronger than anything else, apparently. It was pretty expensive compared to the others (at $18 vs $6 or $7), but I figure I'm savings HUNDREDS by DIY'ing, so a few extra bucks wasn't going to make or break me.

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Sounds great! Where are you all buying your orchids from? Michaels? I'm looking to use orchids for our centerpieces. I can't wait to see your pictures.

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Okay so i FINALLY took pics guys! There was an issue because I kept them hanging at work, and I had to take them down in a rush due to construction/expansion and they got SUPER tangled. took me 3 days to take them apart. but.... (drum roll please...)

 

 

here they are!!!

 

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close up:

 

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I definitely need to make more.

 

I tied a paperclip around the top ends so that you can hook the string around that way.

 

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blush2.gif thx u!!!

 

the FI looked at it and was like.... "oh.. nice.. so like I was saying..."

 

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I dont think he got it.. maybe when he see's the BIG PICTURE he will appreciate it more. I think.

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