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I need to make a Moana Headdress - what sort of flowers are they?

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katymac Wed 04-Oct-17 20:03:51

It's for adult DD so I am guess they need to be 5/6 cms big?

They aren't Roses or Lilys - any ideas what would look good (Gerbera have been veto'ed) I have a bit of a block with gardening!

Mupflup Wed 04-Oct-17 20:07:12

Frangipani maybe?

Mupflup Wed 04-Oct-17 20:08:37

Like this

TheWoollybacksWife Wed 04-Oct-17 20:09:22

Perhaps hibiscus flowers with spiky leaves behind.

TheWoollybacksWife Wed 04-Oct-17 20:10:10

Like this

venys Wed 04-Oct-17 20:12:12

I would say pink frangipani too.

katymac Wed 04-Oct-17 20:12:33

Fragipani look great - I'll look up hibiscus now

katymac Wed 04-Oct-17 20:22:22

I think fragipani is the one to go with - just looking for colours now

How about bamboo for leaves?

katymac Wed 04-Oct-17 20:31:20

Thanks ladies you have really really helped

venys Mon 09-Oct-17 21:10:40

Hmm leaves I am a bit stuck on but I think bamboo is too thin.

katymac Mon 09-Oct-17 21:13:17

ANd the frangipani is too pale I think

Do I need more of a magnolia leaf?

venys Mon 09-Oct-17 21:23:27

I think it might be ti leaf.

venys Mon 09-Oct-17 21:24:36

No definitely not magnolia leaf. There are different shades of frangipani though.

katymac Mon 09-Oct-17 21:30:34

I think I am unlikely to get a Ti leaf on Amazon tho'

The ones I have seen aren't as deep a pink as the picture

Magnolia are shinyier (sp?) & stiffer aren't they but a bit to round

venys Mon 09-Oct-17 21:43:19

True might be tricky to get . You are right about the magnolia leaves. It would still look good if you used those.

katymac Mon 09-Oct-17 21:47:04

I hate google now pinterest is so big - you can never find out where the picture is from or how much the things are

katymac Mon 09-Oct-17 21:53:03

how about these?

katymac Mon 09-Oct-17 22:02:53

& these?

katymac Mon 09-Oct-17 22:29:04

She likes them - now I need to source a necklace - I can't make that!!

PeppaPigStinks Mon 09-Oct-17 22:45:18

There is a moana magazine out with a free necklace!!

venys Mon 09-Oct-17 22:56:35

That looks pretty good I reckon.

katymac Tue 10-Oct-17 07:58:59

Thanks Venys i i think the leaves are reasonably spikey and i guess i can stiffen then with hairspray or varnish

thanks Peppapig but she probably needs something a bit more substantial i she is hoping to do princess parties

venys Tue 10-Oct-17 21:07:53

What about this plus macrame and beads?
www.girlpaua.co.uk/half-polished-paua-shell-2098-p.asp

WhirlwindHugs Tue 10-Oct-17 21:10:22

the necklace is made out of paua (abelone) shell.

GooodMythicalMorning Tue 10-Oct-17 21:13:16

Looks like half paua shell half mother of pearl with pears along the string

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