Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

JUNE IS THE NATIONAL MONTH OF THE ROSE!

How better to celebrate than to have a go at making these lovely roses from Duck Tape®? You can make a bouquet with single or different colours, with rounded or straight petals.

You will need:

  • Duck Tape®
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Craft knife
  • Ruler
  • Thick wire or straw
  • Floral wire
  • Crafting board

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 1

Cut a 12 in. long piece of thick wire or straw, and cover in a single piece of Duck Tape®.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 2

Cut a 3 in. long piece of Duck Tape®. With the sticky side facing up, fold the top a fourth of an inch down and then fold over the right corner about three fourths the way.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 3

Wrap the piece you made in step 2 around the top of the stem you made in step 1.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 4

For the petals, lay a piece of Duck Tape® that is 2.5 in. long sticky side up and place a piece of floral wire that is 1.75 in. long in the centre.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 5

Place another 2.5 in. long piece of tape on top of the piece from step 4, leaving about a fourth of an inch of the sticky side showing at the bottom.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 6

Using scissors, round off the top edge to finish the petal. Repeat steps 4-6 to create 20 petals total.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 7

Use the bottom sticky part of the petal to adhere petals around the top of the stem.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 8

Continue to add petals until you are happy with the fullness of the rose.

Duck Tape Rounded Petal Rose

Step 9

Add Duck Tape® leaves to your stem if desired.

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