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In this instructable, easily made roses are made out of post it notes. Any colored paper will do, of course, but these note pads seem to be everywhere, esp. at work!
 
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Step 1: Materials needed

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Gather your post it notes, or colored paper, scissors, glue, forceps or tweezers, etc.

Step 2: Cut Flower Parts

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Starting with the pink notes, cut two or three circles from the note. Make them all different sizes, so that they will fit together properly.

Step 3: Roll Circles Into a Cone Shape.

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Self explanatory, what you want is a cone shaped unit that is glued on one end and then added into another unit, or rolled piece of paper.

Step 4: Cut Paper for exterior pedals

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Cut the note into thirds as shown. The part on the right is the sticky part, which we don't want.

Step 5: Put all parts together

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After all parts are glued as shown, it's time to put them altogether into the final flower.

Step 6: Three roses are made

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I made two pink and one yellow-white rose. The three roses are joined together with short strips of paper, gluing one rose to another in the back.

Step 7: Make Some leaves for your roses

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Using the same green note paper, or a similar light paper, place three pieces together so that we cut three leaves at one time.

Step 8: Cut leaves out

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Step 9: Completed roses and leaves

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The roses and leaves are glued together simply by arranging the leaves in a pattern that looks natural. Try a dry run, then glue each leaf in turn into it's position on the roses.

Step 10: Add embellishments if desired

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If you want to make a corsage, or wall hanging, you can add a few embellishments such as ribbons.
This is very creative i love it
fuzzyeagles4 years ago
i dont have any glue, so i kept the sticky edge on as a way to stick all the bits together. it might not be as durable, but it works for now
kirbygirl464 years ago
i did it!! they look awesome!! thanks(: giving it to my best friend i haven't seen her in months cuz she was in new york that and a stuffed panda (haha she loves pandas) thanks!
ninjacow2585 years ago
Cool instructable. They look pretty awesome :)
Creativeman (author)  ninjacow2585 years ago
Thank you. Cman
Decepticon6 years ago
Hey, I used your flower technique and added a stem, leaves and thorns of my own and gave it to my wife for V-Day. She absolutely loved it! Quote: "I love this even more than if you would have bought me flowers because you took the time to actually make something like this for me....*kiss*" Thanks mate for a great instructable, you saved my V-Day and saved me some $!
Creativeman (author)  Decepticon6 years ago
Great! Did you take a picture? Cman
Awww, no. But it is still sitting on my wife's office desk at work, I'll get a pic monday and post it. It's not the greatest thing but she liked it and that's all that matters to me!
duck-lemon6 years ago
This is great, unfortunately i do not have near enough patience needed to make this.=[
freckleface6 years ago
Beautiful and simple. I think I'll make one with my son. :) Thank you!
Creativeman (author)  freckleface6 years ago
You are welcome; and have fun! Cman