I think this would be a fun DIY for Mother’s Day! Maybe a “bouquet” in a clay pot, attached to a ribbon necklace or even just a bow for a gift! Thank you for the great idea!
Welcome to week 3 of “April Flowers”! This week I will share with you how you can make roses out of ribbon, and it’s really not as hard as it looks!
You will need:
Satin ribbon ***
Hot glue gun
Stick / skewer
Candle + lighter
***Alternative: This same technique also works with synthetic fabric, think polyester and lining satin, or sheer organza. Using fabric may be a more economic option if you are planning to make a lot of these! I found a big roll of thick ribbon on clearance at Michaels for $1, so keep your eyes open for bargains!
Start by measuring your ribbon and cutting out your pieces. You will need 10 pieces that are 1.5 inches wide, and 5 pieces that are 2 inches wide.
Round the corners of your rectangular pieces into “squoval” shapes.
VERY CAREFULLY singe the edges of your…
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