Rainbow and Glitter Roses for the Holidays

It's easy to dye roses to fit the occasion, and decorating them with glitter makes them even more festive.
Dyeing roses makes me feel like a mad scientist.
These roses were dyed orange and purple and dipped in gold glitter, perfect for fall and Thanksgiving celebrations.
Green and red roses dipped in red glitter for Christmas.
For the full tutorial on eHow, click the link below.

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  • Janet Smith
    Janet Smith
    on Dec 6, 2013

    I am really eager to try this. I love the "rainbow roses" I've seen online.

    • Jonathan Fong
      Jonathan Fong
      on Dec 6, 2013

      @Janet Smith Thanks Janet. When I was looking at other tutorials online, I found that most of them were misleading, i.e., the do-it-yourself roses I made are not as vibrant as the professional ones sold in flower shops, yet all the tutorials showed the stock photos of the professional ones. And several youtube videos regurgitated the same instructions, and then did not even show the finished project. So keep your expectations in check. Since I didn't get the intensity in color I wanted, that's when I added the glitter too.

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