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my DIY bouquets and bouts!

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#11 JessicaP2012

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    Posted 27 March 2011 - 01:25 PM


    FANTASTIC job!!!

    #12 AmberJanet

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      Posted 27 March 2011 - 07:16 PM

      These look amazing!  I just started mine and I know how challenging they can be to make! 

      May 31, 2011 - Gran Bahia Principe Coba ~ Today I Marry My Best Friend ...

      #13 bryanandchar

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        Posted 27 March 2011 - 07:30 PM

        For the supplies - I don't think it was over $40. I ended up buying way too much stuff and so I took some supplies back and have lots of extra ribbon.


        What I USED was this:

        2 rolls of flower tape

        1 roll of flower wire - I only needed a little of this

        1 box of pearl pins (put down the stems on the flowers and will use to attach bouts and corsages)

        Ribbon: 2 rolls white (I used wide ribbon, but overlapped it quite a bit), 1 roll dark green and 1 roll each light green and purple (accents)

        1 package of small Starfish charms

        Glue gun (to seal the ends of the ribbons - they have one for $2 at Michaels, I'm taking it with me to Jamaica to fix anything that may come lose)


        You also will need some good wire cutters to cut through some of the stems (we already had these)


        To transport them I found 2 plastic boxes that fit them perfectly - and I will just stuff small stuff in the extra spaces. The boxes were $5 each at London Drugs. If they squish a little it's OK, we can re-shape them when we get there. They fit into a suitcase easily, and there was lots of room left to pack with other stuff.

        Those look so great!  Really makes me want to give it a shot!  Would you mind telling us what the supplies cost you?  Also, how are you going to transport them?  I would worry about them getting all squished!


        #14 kim0806

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          Posted 28 March 2011 - 06:42 AM

          Thanks for all the details, that helps!  Putting them in the containers is such a great idea!

          #15 Lua

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            Posted 28 March 2011 - 06:52 AM

            those are gorgeous Char!!!!! great job! :)

            #16 mishi071411

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              Posted 03 April 2011 - 03:20 PM

              Wow, this is exactly what I want to do! How did you know how many flowers to order per bouquet? How much did the flowers cost you through www.afloral.com? Are they ALL real touch, or a mixture?

              #17 jamieirene

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                Posted 03 April 2011 - 03:27 PM

                Great job!! I'm having my real touch bouquets made....I hope they look as nice as yours!

                #18 johnnmakenzie11

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                  Posted 04 April 2011 - 05:30 PM

                  very very pretty! great job!!

                  #19 asiamarie1

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                    Posted 31 July 2011 - 06:01 PM

                    gorgeous flowers

                    #20 bride2b2013

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                      Posted 31 July 2011 - 06:41 PM

                      great job i love real touch!

                      Bride & Groom + 40 booked and counting :)

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