Craft Forum  
Go Back   Craft Forum > Craft Forums > General Craft Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-26-2012, 11:05 PM   #1
Newbie Crafter
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
View inneedofhelpfast's Photo Album My Photos
Default This is the only place I could think of to turn

Hi folks. Looking for some help here. It's not so much a craft as gift wrapping, but I'm thinking some kind of craftiness will need to be involved for this to turn out correctly.

Instead of giving a dozen flowers, I intend to give a dozen small Hello Kitty plush animals, but I'd like them to be arranged like a bouquet of roses and even wrap them up in a cellophane and like the flowers would be so I can present them as a bouquet.

I don't want to stick anything in the actual plush figures, but I would like to put something in the cellophane so it could be held/presented like a bouquet of flowers. (I suppose I could even get some flower/rose stems from a flower shop, but I don't know that that would facilitate early preparation of the gift.) Also, what would keep the dolls from falling out of the "bouquet" when it was held behind my back?

I don't know if this is even feasible, but I'll need it in just a couple of weeks, so if anyone could use their expertise/creativity and give me a few helpful ideas, I'd be ever so grateful as I'm pretty sure this idea would go over like gangbusters.

Thank you so much for taking the time to even read this tome and even more so if you have any ideas.

inneedofhelpfast is offline   Reply With Quote

Join Craft Forum Today - It's Totally Free! is a free community of crafty people who enjoy making projects and sharing ideas and tips with each other. It doesnít matter if youíre just getting started or if youíre an old pro, youíll find the Craft Forum is a great community to join. Best of all itís totally free!

Join - Click Here

Old 11-27-2012, 10:26 AM   #2
Crafting Student
notmrjohn's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Mesquite, Texas
Posts: 66
Thanks: 1
Thanked 18 Times in 16 Posts
View notmrjohn's Photo Album My Photos

Use some sticks from craft store as stems, hold Kitties on sticks with rubber bands, twistys, florist's wire, or zip ties ( cable ties). even plain ol' string. Get some "greenery" at craft store ferns, baby's tears, leaves etc to make it look more bouquetish.
notmrjohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2012, 03:53 PM   #3
Master Crafter
gremlin's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: phoenix, az
Posts: 2,991
Thanks: 493
Thanked 404 Times in 369 Posts
View gremlin's Photo Album My Photos

You could use dowels or craft sticks for the "stems", and wire would be good to hold the stuffed animals in place. You might even be able to use stiff wire for the stems.

gremlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 12:54 AM   #4
Newbie Crafter
craftykrish's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 19
Blog Entries: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
View craftykrish's Photo Album My Photos
Smile You may try velcro

I was just thinking if you can sew tiny velcro on the back of each toy. Further you make a center stem like holder using velcro too thus making it easy to stitch each toy on the stem and arrange like bouquet!

Infact, you gave a great idea of making a toy bouquet itself!
craftykrish is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best place for fiberfill? auntbee Sewing Forum 10 04-20-2011 09:30 PM
Turtle turn kenbo Project Showcase 6 01-30-2011 12:10 PM
Looking for sticky to place on cutouts idelle33 General Craft Discussion 3 09-28-2010 04:23 PM
So happy I found this place! BelleoftheHome Introductions 15 09-23-2010 04:27 PM
A place tosell your crafts..84 to be exact!! Charmedp3 Crafting Business 18 09-16-2010 05:13 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2
Copyright © 1999-2018 VIX-WomensForum LLC. All Rights Reserved.