Is it already time to think about Valentines Day?
I haven't taken down my Christmas tree yet!
Well I actually made these ribbon roses and the ribbon rose topiary tree before Thanksgiving so it could double as a Christmas decoration and Valentines decoration. Smart thinking, yes?
Ultimately, I'd like to have a grouping of three (in different sizes). We will see if I get the other two done before the end of this month.
To make the ribbon rose all you need to purchase is floral ribbon (acetate, I think) in the colors you want. The tools, you should already have on hand, are scissors and tweezers.
This second link shows how to make the topiary tree:
I think the easiest way to secure the ribbon ends is to just tie them in a square knot in the back. Then pin 'em to the styrofoam ball.
Get started making flowers soon, cuz' it takes a lot of roses to cover the large size styrofoam ball.
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