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Tea Time Roses
Designed By: Mary Jo Hodson
(this project is the bag on the end with roses in the picture)
Gift Bag Centerpiece

Typical Project Completion Time: 1-2 hours
(does not include drying time)

STYROFOAM® Brand Products: 2 green or white blocks, 8"x 4"x 2"


  • 1- 5-1/2" x 6-1/2" gift bag

  • 2- 11" and 12" stems lavender snapdragons

  • 9- 7"-9" stems ivory roses (2"-2-1/2")

  • 6- 8" stems fuschia alstrometias

  • 4- 8" stems purple mini iris

  • 1- 1-1/2 yards 1-1/2" ivory wired ribbon

  • 1- 2-1/2 yards 32-gauge wire


    1. Glue one block of STYROFOAM to bottom of bag. Glue second block on top of first block.

    2. Push longest snapdragon into center of foam. Push second snapdragon into foam beside the first. Push tallest rose down 1" into foam near center beside snapdragons.

    3. Push one rose stem into each corner of bag and one at center of each side.

    4. Fill empty spaces with alstrometias and mini iris.

    5. Use ivory ribbon to make two bows with 2" loops and 6" tails. Glue one bow to front and one to back.

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