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How to make an affordable bouquet look impressive

Article by Homes to Love

This bouquet of white roses wrapped in yesterday’s paper makes for a simple statement of love that’s easy on the wallet

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You will need

  • An affordable bunch of roses or other flowers such as daisies or carnations
  • A newspaper – opt for pages with print rather than pictures. You could also go the extra mile and dye the newsprint with tea.
  • Twine
  • Scissors


Cut the stems of the roses on an angle and trim the leaves at least halfway up the stem. Fold the newspaper into a triangle with the point facing away from you. Place roses onto the left-hand side of the newspaper and roll carefully until the roses are wrapped in newsprint. Tie the base tightly with twine. Add a love note, and voila.

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