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Kusudama flower pot

By Ilyere
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Seven kusudama flowers in an origami flower pot. A small, but pretty decoration.

I was inspired to make my own after seeing ~el-ruben's birthday bouquet.

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Materials:
60 x 7cm x 7cm squares to make the flowers and leaves
~ This particular example uses 5 red, 5 orange, 5 yellow, 5 light yellow, 5 blue, 5 light blue, 5 purple and 35 green
384 x Rectangles to make triangles for the pot
~ This particular example uses 192 pink and 192 peach
Florists wires for the stems
Oasis foam to hold the flowers in place
Piece of card to put under the foam
Various lucky stars to cover the foam
Scissors for paper cutting
Round-nosed and cutting pliers
IMAGE DETAILS
Image size
3000x4000px 1.63 MB
Make
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
Model
KODAK EASYSHARE M530 Digital Camera
Shutter Speed
1/20 second
Aperture
F/3.1
Focal Length
7 mm
ISO Speed
160
Date Taken
Jul 6, 2012, 8:33:24 PM
Published:
© 2012 - 2020 Ilyere
Comments24
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Sparklycupcake23Student Artist
I love making those flowers! I think I kinda forgot how to make it but I still like this a lot
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
They're really nice and simple to make. X3
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sombra33Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Good work. I love the small stars inside the pot ( it's a good touch) ^^
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you. I wanted to cover up the oasis foam that I used to hold the flower stems. ^_^
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sombra33Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome :iconunicornglompplz:
nutz300591's avatar
I love your bouquet and your other kusudamas.. You are so persevering..
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
I just can't help myself when I see a new thing to try out. :D
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SuniMamHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautiful :)
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you. =)
didier6969's avatar
Nice and good job. With this composition no need to think to water or sun :).
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! These flowers will last forever! That is, until you actually water it. XD
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KarlaFluksiProfessional Interface Designer
Amazing, really beautiful!
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! :3
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KarlaFluksiProfessional Interface Designer
Your welcome :)
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collaranderHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very pretty. Love the stars inside! XD
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
I thought that I should cover the foam up, and my friend had given me a lot of lucky star paper. X3
avguztina's avatar
OH-Oh! It's so beautiful!
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you. =)
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JRollendzHobbyist General Artist
Even the vase and inside the vase is origami! xD That's great!
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Origami makes everything! It's wonderful. X3
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Very beautiful. Good job!
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
I hope the effort was worth it. :D
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rainycloudywindyHobbyist General Artist
So pretty. :meow:
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IlyereHobbyist Artisan Crafter
I always make kusudama flower balls, but I thought about making some on stems for a change. X3
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