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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Up-cycle the plastic inside of a roll of Florist tape to create a comfortable wrist Corsage bracelet

Wrist corsage bracelet- supplies

For my wrist corsage bracelet I up-cycle the plastic inner of floral tape.

Cut the plastic inner from a floral tape open

Cut the plastic inner from a floral tape open.

Bend the white loop to open up a bit more until it comfortably fit around your wrist.

Bend the white loop to open up a bit more...

until it comfortably fit around your wrist

... until it comfortably fit around your wrist

Gently sand the cut sections to remove all sharp ends

Gently sand the cut sections to remove all sharp ends

Place three sections of double sided tape in the inside of the loop

Place three sections of double sided tape in the inside of the loop

And three sections on the outside.

And three sections on the outside.

Design note: You can also glue the ribbon to the plastic loop

Open the middle outside tape and secure ribbon

Measure a length of ribbon to fit twice around the plastic loop with some to spare for a bow.

Fold the ribbon in half to get the middle point

Fold the ribbon in half to get the middle point

Open the ribbon and start to glue the middle point of the ribbon to the inside middle of the loop.

Open the ribbon and remove the protective covering from the double sided tape. Start to glue the middle point of the ribbon to the inside middle of the loop.

Move out gluing the ribbon to the loop around the open edges

Tape the ribbon to the loop around the open edges...

Meeting in the middle of the outside of the loop

... and meeting in the middle of the outside of the loop. Open half of the double sided tape and secure

Leaving some ribbon to dangle loosely

Leaving some ribbon to dangle loosely

Secure the opposite side.

Secure the opposite side.

Cut the ribbon neatly

Cut the ribbon neatly

Tie the ribbon ends in a decorative knot or bow

Tie the ribbon ends in a decorative knot or bow

Fit the bracelet and adjust if need be

Fit the bracelet and adjust if need be

It should just hug your wrist

It should just hug your wrist

Glue in the floral material.

Glue in the floral material...

Making sure it is secure

Making sure it is secure

Wrist corsage bracelet- cut

As an alternative you can also cut away the dangling ribbon and glue on the bow

Wrap and glue the ribbon aroung the plastic for a comfotable wrist bracelet

Neatly secure the ribbon by smoothing it down

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Tutorials

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Glue rosette shaped succulents onto the wrist corsage

Related Designs

24 April 2011 The plastic inside of a roll of Florist tape becomes a Wrist Corsage

Up-cycle the inner plastic ring from a roll of floral tape to make a wrist corsage. This design was also featured in the Italian floral design magazine Blossom Zine

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