Make a Virtual Bouquet

For Valentine's Day, I cut out a decorative arrangement from a glossy magazine (in this case of feathers and ribbon with a cupid, actually) and then mounted it with spray adhesive on some cardboard I had saved. I then trimmed the cardboard to fit the cutout. (I made the edges feathery.)


To give it flash, I then touched up the cutout with a golden marker. Then I put it on one of those metal upright stands usually used for photos. Mine had a leaf design. The fact that it is in the air really gives it a life of its own. Voila! a virtual flower arrangement. Perfect for an office or to send in the mail. Cost? Labor + the photo stand. I got mine for $.69 on sale - but you may have some lying around the house you could use. (Mine also looked great when combined with the greeting card I had downloaded from the net!)

Source: Inspired by an idea from, I think, Isaac Mizrahi

By Pam from Los Angeles

February 19, 20090 found this helpful

What about using seeds and growing flowers to benefit the environment instead of purchasing cut flowers? Even buying a pretty perennial costs about the same as paper cut outs and will bloom year after year; thus being a far better value while helping the environment and cleaning the air in your home.

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February 19, 20090 found this helpful

Can you upload a photo of your project?

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