Adorable Flowers!

Here’s some simple lil projects I’ve been working on in between working on the living room…
First up- in case you didn’t already see myΒ Pink Plaid Rosettes



I’ve also been making some simple little flowers out of circles of old material that I’ve got. I actually cut up my prom dress…Yes, my prom dress! But, the last time I wore it was 2005, people, and I happened to spill sweet and sour sauce all over the front of it, the sequins was falling off, etc. I figured it wouldn’t really be wearable again, so why not make something else out of it?
No real tutorial here. I just cut different sized circles of fabric. Then, I held them over a candle so that the heat would crinkle up the edges. I added some sequins and various beads, jewels, etc, and viola!



I might turn one into a headband and use the other as a clip for a bag or something. Love how adorable and simple these were to make!
I also made a little embellishment out of jeans.
And the final product.
See, I’ve made a little time for crafting in between being in my sis in laws wedding, redoing the living room, and being sick. πŸ™‚
Happy crafting- and blogging!!!


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  1. Dawn

    February 25, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    love these flowers-i have an old bridesmaid dress that is just screaming make flowers out of me! i just made some rolled flowers too-fun!

  2. Reginia

    February 25, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    I love this post! Those plaid rosettes are too adorable and I like that you up-cycled your Prom dress. Great idea!

  3. Amanda @ Serenity Now

    February 25, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    I love anything with sequins or jewels on it. πŸ˜‰ I love how versatile little flowers can be–for headbands, pins, you name it! Very cute. πŸ™‚

    Thanks so much for joining my Weekend Bloggy Reading party. πŸ™‚ Have fun finding some new reads, and I hope you'll visit Serenity Now again soon. πŸ™‚

  4. Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims

    February 27, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    All these are really cute!! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

    PS- I'm doing my first giveaway ever on my blog, I'd love if you would stop by and enter!

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