Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Duct Tape Rose Tutorial

Materials needed:
Duct tape
Skewer, toothpick, or floral wire


To make a duct tape rose:

Step 1: Tear your tape into strips.


Step 2: Fold the right corner over stopping short of the left edge.


Step 3: Fold the left corner over to meet the right.


Step 4: Wrap your petal around the stem. 


This is what your first petal will look like.


Step 5: Continue wrapping the petals around each other.


Add petals until you reach your desired fullness.


A rose that never needs watering.

15 comments:

  1. That is really cool! I used to make everything with duct tape!

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  2. This is pure genius!! I've seen a lot of flower tutorials over the years, but I've NEVER seen one made from duct tape!! What a great way to incorperate something feminine and delicate into something tough that will last a long time. LOVE IT!! Thanks for sharing, as well as for the sweet comments left on my blog!! =]

    ~Nicole @ www.shabbybeachnest.com

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  3. I love it! Do you make each petal like the first one? Thanks.

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  4. Every petal is made the same way. You can pre-make a bunch, but I just do them one at a time. I actually keep a roll of duct tape and a few skewers in my diaper bag for boring waiting rooms. People probably think I'm really crafty or a serial killer. :P

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  5. Thanks so much! I'm going to look for some nice colors and see if I can find a green for the leaves. Thanks again. Kathleen

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  6. Great idea! I might use this as a Mother's Day gift for my students to make - very creative!

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  7. Great tutorial! Love it! i linked up to my blog:
    http://make-handmade.com/2011/10/12/crafts-flower-duct-tape-rose-tutorial/
    Thanks!!!

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