a bouquet of plaster

I purchased a small box of plaster last week and went to work dipping a sampling of bright fuax flowers. Mixing + dipping my varieties took about ten minutes and then I hung them upside down for a day to dry. The flowers have become the center of our Valentine’s Day decor. This pink, single stem came out as my favorite! What a perfectly fun (and unique) bouquet they would make wrapped in brown craft paper.


 

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Posted February 02, 2012
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13 Responses to “a bouquet of plaster”

  1. These are beautiful….lovely meeting you at ALT…would love to get together for coffee…..

  2. Amy Powell says:

    just beautiful. love the simplicity!

  3. mel mccarthy says:

    Your plaster flower technique has to be the most brilliant thing I’ve seen all year (and last year too). Thanks for sharing!

  4. Miss Kitty says:

    That is such a clever idea! I have a bunch of fake flowers that are past their prime that might have a new life with a coat of plaster. Thanks for sharing this technique.

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  7. lizzie says:

    omg lady, those are beautiful..

  8. wall decals says:

    The flower is real one? If it is just artificial flower, how did you do it? YOu’re so talented!!! Beautiful color, beautiful flower!!!Love it!!

  9. Amanda Joy says:

    Gorgeous! I love it. I also loved reading your life as a blog post.

  10. This has the essence of modern art. You should post a step by step for the curious who want to experiment with this at home. I’m still trying to figure out if you added pink coloring to the plaster or if that’s the underlying color of the artificial flower? Either way, it’s very creative and they would make amazing gifts!