make fake flowers look real

Oh, fake flowers.  I love that you last indefinitely and that this forgetful girl doesn’t have to remember to water you.  But I hate that you look so, well…  fake.  If you share this sentiment, you’ll be pleased to see this great how-to from Diane at In My Own Style.  By combining two different types of fake flowers, she came up with a bouquet that looks like a bunch of hydrangeas fresh out of the garden!  Your house guests will have to give them a very close inspection to discover your secret.  Would you have guessed that these weren’t the real deal?  [how to make fake flowers look real]

Project estimate:

  • Tissue paper, on hand or $1
  • Wire, on hand or $1
  • Silk flowers, $1 and up

Total:  $1 and up