After finding several DIY tutorials on how to make silk flower accessories, I decided to try my own.
Step 1: Purchase a variety of silk flowers and
Step 2: select one flower and take it apart. The plastic center and back should come off easily releasing the flower petals. You can throw out the plastic pieces, they won't be used
Step 3: Lay out petals and begin layering. I staggered the petals to create depth, but they can be arranged in any way that you like best!
4: Select the
The Final Result!!
I liked it so much that I made a few more:
I am going to turn these first attempts into accessories. The first two I am giving to a good friend for her birthday. I turned one into a ribbon belt and the other into a hair tie. Those tutorials will come tomorrow! Also, I'll be giving away one of my flower creations to a follower sometime this week, so stay tuned!