Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The Making of 100 Peony Favors!

All I have to say is that I'm glad that my peony flower favors are done! Well, the making of the flowers anyway! tomorrow my helpers are coming to help glue the rest of the peonies on the boxes, add the favor tags to each box and stuff the cookies in the boxes before we ship on Saturday. I have a client in Florida who ordered 100 peony favors from me. Ivory peonies on a ivory laid textured box with ivory and gold ribbons. Her favor tag has palm trees and a wonderful combination of cardstocks. My wrist started hurting. It took me 3 days to complete 100 peonies of 20 petals each and 3 rows of fringe. Not an easy task.
I also managed to make some samples for clients on the invitation side, hair flowers for Etsy clients and 25 mini gardenias for 2" favor boxes for a charity event I'm sponsoring on June 4th. More about that in another blog post! I figured out I average 25 gardenias in 60 minutes which is about 2 minutes and 40 seconds per flower with 17 petals each. Not too shabby. Only 125 left to go plus a bunch of flowers for other orders.
Every day is going to be insanely busy for the next 4 weeks!

1 comment:

Ms.JellyBelly said...

WOW...Dianne. That's some fast work on the peonies. They look so lovely!