Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Luscious Soft Pink Bouquet

These luscious peachy pink roses were created with a new crafting material I've wanted to try out for a while. I have worked with regular crepe paper folds for 3 years. I've loved the ease of working with a thin paper and it's very pliable. This is a double fly crepe paper fold.
A bit more expensive to use. What's nice about a double ply instead of the thinner paper is that these folds have two slightly different colors on each side.Another great upside to using the double ply is that they are incredibly durable. The thinner paper gives a lovely softness and they turn out delicate. Which is a nice look but usually need to be fluffed after shipping where as these are sturdy enough to hold their shape.
The only draw back I could tell was that it was more difficult to work with because it was bulkier.
When it came time to pinch the petals together and wrap with wire, it was a bit of a handful but the outcome is well worth the extra time.

My daughter Valencia holding a bouquet of only 6 roses shows how effortless it is to use them as a flower girl bouquet.


Sara said...

how adorable Valencia looks holding those.

Holly Loves Art said...

What a sweet post. Your little girl is precious... those pictures with the roses are so adorable.
Happy Thanksgiving.