Connect
To Top

Beauty and the Beast: A Fairytale DIY

Post saved!

Whether you are a fan of the remake or will always hold the original 1991 animated version of Beauty and the Beast dear to your heart, NYMM has found a lovely Rose, Flower, Petal, DIY for you.

Courtesy of HelloGiggles, this DIY will show you how to recreate the mystical enchanted rose from Beauty and the Beast! Let’s take a trip to Michaels.

You will need glitter ribbon (Your choice of color! We suggest pink or red), about two to three inches in width. In addition, you will need LED lights, commonly found at craft or furniture stores, a hot glue gun, green paper, and a synthetic stem with leaves, again commonly found at Michaels — our go-to for this particular DIY. For those who want to really go all out for this project, also pick up a 5/8” wood dowel and floral tape.

Follow along with the video for some helpful visuals accompanied by the creator’s great manicure.Ribbon, Red, Crafts,

First, fold your glitter ribbon in half lengthwise, and then begin rolling the ribbon. After a few rolls, loosely place the stem of the LED lights into your roll. Continue to twist and wrap your ribbon around itself, trying to make the folds look as petal-like as possible. This will be your blooming rose bud!

After this is finished, super-glue the last bit of ribbon to the rest of your rose, and then glue the bottom center of the rose. Create and cut what would look like the green leaves at the base of a rose from your green paper, and glue them onto your rose’s bottom center. Next, place a dot of glue in the center of your leaves and poke your stem onto it.

Here you have your enchanted rose! Feel free to stop here, or continue on for extra enchantment if you are feeling particularly crafty.

LED lights, string lights, crafts, Wrap your wood dowel around the bottom half of the stem, and then wrap your floral tape around that (preferably a brown color). This will keep your rose upright, and the tape will keep it hidden. Find a circular wooden coaster or anything similar looking to the base that the enchanted rose stands on, and super glue your rose onto it straight up!

Cover the switch of the LED lights with a synthetic flower petal, preferably the same color as your glitter ribbon. You can also add more petals all around the base if you choose.

Finish off the complete enchanted rose look with a spherical glass cover if you can find one! Whether or not you complete this step, you now have a gorgeous enchanted rose. All you Disney fans will now have a lovely handmade craft to commemorate a classic favorite, and those of you who enjoyed the live-action version can enjoy one more aspect of the film that has now come to life.

Title Image Source

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Entertainment

  • Blinkist: Breeze through Nonfiction

    It can be hard to keep up when trying to learn new things and catch up on the latest reading.

    Catherine HorneApril 25, 2017
  • Wine-Not Go On A Wine Tour?

    How often do you and your date share a bottle of delicious wine during dinner and wonder about its origins?

    Rachel MideyMarch 29, 2017
  • Apps for Scoring Cheap Tickets

    There’s nothing like jamming out to your favorite band or witnessing the spectacle of a Broadway show.

    Jenna SalisburryMarch 24, 2017
  • The White Helmets: A Must See

    Netflix‘s first original Oscar winning documentary explores the situation in Syria and specifically focuses on a group of first responders called...

    Nadeer FaragallaMarch 24, 2017
  • Make Your Own NYC Skyline

    Everyone knows that the New York City skyline is absolutely gorgeous.

    Samantha SontagMarch 24, 2017
  • Ingrid Goes West: When Social Media Crosses the Line

    In the age of technology, social media apps can be a fun way to connect with friends and pass time.

    Ariana KraftMarch 22, 2017
  • Competitive Couples Only

    “Let’s stay in and watch Jeopardy,” said no one ever.

    Rachel MideyMarch 22, 2017
  • DuoBook: a Book-Lover’s Dream

    There is something about reading or listening to a good story that is almost magical.

    Catherine HorneMarch 21, 2017
  • The Eagle Huntress: One Teen’s Fight for Equality

    Called 2016’s most feminist film, The Eagle Huntress is a groundbreaking documentary that follows 13-year-old Aisholpan (ash-ol-pan) as she challenges the...

    Brielle WagnerMarch 20, 2017
  • Beauty Killed the Beast Again

    With Disney’s live action Beauty and The Beast coming out this weekend, Power Rangers just around the corner, and enough recognizable...

    Nadeer FaragallaMarch 17, 2017
  • E-couponing Tricks

    Couponing as we know it has changed from our mother’s generation.

    Jenna SalisburryMarch 17, 2017
  • Make Your Own T-shirt Tote Bag

    If you’ve ever deleted a DIY project from your wish list because it involved sewing, you’re not alone.

    Samantha SontagMarch 17, 2017
  • March Madness: The Coolest Date Night

    As you may know, March Madness is upon us.

    Rachel MideyMarch 15, 2017
  • Look Your Best, Spend Less

    Building a fresh, fun and fashion forward wardrobe can put major dents in any student’s wallet.

    Jenna SalisburryMarch 10, 2017
  • Average Joe Logan

    A real conversation I had with my mom after she saw an advert for the movie Logan went a little like...

    Nadeer FaragallaMarch 10, 2017

Copyright © 2016 New York Minute Magazine