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    Fabric flowers!

    I've been contemplating making my own bridal & bridesmaids bouquets (fabric) for our wedding this year. I don't have anything against real flowers... I'd just rather not pay so much money for something me and the girls are going to hold for a couple hours I watched a couple tutorials and decided to use one technique I saw and just do one on my own (the white one below).

    Here's an example of what I like:

    Here is what I made tonight:
    (test fabric from a thrift store)

    What do you think? Do-able?

    I'm estimating a cost savings of about $500... think its worth it?
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    I think it's totally worth it and it would be an awesome keep sake. Your flower looks great!
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    That turned out great, I think it looks great. You could also keep them and save a lot of money!
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    That's really pretty. I think you'd like broach bouquets as well if that's what you're into. A friend of mine made hers for her wedding & it was much more beautiful than any flower I've ever come across.

    Here's an example (from google - don't want to use my friend's without her permission)

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    Oh, wow. I think you did a fabulous job.

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    That first bouquet is gorgeous. I love the lace on it.

    I think if it fits into your wedding and "theme" then go for it! They are beautiful.

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    Totally worth it. I think it's a gorgeous bouquet and I think your fabric flowers are dry nice. I think it will look great!
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    So pretty!! Such a great idea (plus you can keep it forever)!!
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    I love it. I think the broach bouquet is overdone and can be more pricey than real flowers.

    This is elegant and unique in my opinion.

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    Those are super super pretty and if it's a cost saver thats a huge bonus! Very creative

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