How to Make a Mother’s Day Corsage with Ribbon Roses

It all started with one ribbon rose. I happened upon a wonderful YouTube video a couple of weeks ago which showed how to make rolled ribbon roses. I decided to give it a try and quickly turned into a ribbon roses making junkie. First I made my daughter, Angela, a Mother’s Day Corsage with a few ribbon roses. It turned out so well that I decided to make them for my other two other daughters Rachael and Catherine. Then I decided I should probably make one for my Daughter-In-Law, Chrishelle, and also for her mother Debbie. My grandson liked them so much that he asked me to make one for his girlfriend.

Mother's Day Corsages Made from Ribbon Roses

So, here we are two weeks later and I have made all of these Mother’s Day corsages. Once I learned how to make a basic rose, it was simple to construct the corsages using ribbon and in some cases a felt base. Some of the flowers, I embellished with beads. I made a couple that you pin on, and the others are wrist corsages that get tied on with ribbon. I think they all turned our really pretty.

Ribbon Rose Wrist Corsage

This was the first wrist corsage that I made. My daughter, Angela, fell in love with this polka dot ribbon.

Mother's Day Wrist Corsage made with Ribbon Roses

This pink corsage is for my Daughter Rachel. It’s a bit smaller than the others, because she is so petite.

Red Ribbon Roses Corsage for Mother's Day

I made my Daughter-in-Law this corsage with classic red roses. It’s one that gets pinned on.

Ribbon Rose Corsage

Chrishelle’s mother Debbie should enjoy wearing these yellow roses to church on Sunday.

Mother's Day Wrist Corsage Made with Denim Ribbon Roses

My daughter, Catherine, is a bit of a tom boy – so I made her roses from a pair of old denim jeans. This turned out to be one of my favorites.

Victorian Wrist Cuff with Ribbon Roses

I tried something a little different with this Victorian wrist cuff. I am in love with the ribbon I used for these flowers – it’s like crepe paper. Unfortunately, the craft store only had one spool of it. Making more of these wrist cuffs will probably be my next project.

I made this short video to show just how simple it is to make these roses, although the video linked at the top of this post gives a much better how-to demonstration. So what do you think? Do you know anyone who would enjoy one of these ribbon rose corsages for Mother’s Day?

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  1. Great idea. My mom is allergic to flowers so this works perfect.

  2. These are just so pretty! I used to make ribbon roses a million years ago in art class in school but totally forgot how to make them!

  3. So pretty! I would love to get one for a gift!

  4. Those are beautiful! You are really talented.

  5. What a cute idea, definitely going to pass this tutorial on to my mom.

  6. These are beautiful!

  7. Those are gorgeous better then a real corsage.

  8. Those are very pretty. I haven’t worn one of those since high school.

  9. Those are beautiful and they last forever vs a real one that you may press in a book and it falls apart over time.

  10. I remember doing something similar as a kid – these are beautiful!

  11. I LOVE this idea. I hate cutting flowers so that they just die a few days later. This is fantastic!

  12. What a lovely idea!

  13. Those are quite lovely.

  14. Very creative! My mom would love something like this!

  15. Very cute! Thanks for sharing.

  16. I can’t even believe how great they came out. So many options with colors, fabrics and textures too!

  17. Those are really beautiful!

  18. great job and so creative too

  19. That is so sweet!

  20. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    These are very attractive. I remember making ribbon roses a long time ago and would enjoy refreshing my memory. Everyone I know would love getting one of these roses.

  21. That is so cool! You could make headbands, necklaces, etc., too.

  22. I think the denim one is super cute.

  23. These are so pretty .What mother wouldnt love one of these. I love the yellow roses one. I am going to have to try my hand at making these. They would be nice for on party dresses too. I made rose buds out of maple leaves before. They last along time even after they dry up. I found that online . thanks for this one.

  24. Tammy S says:

    These are so cute. My daughter would love to make these. she likes to make her own hair ribbons so I am sure she would love to make these also. thanks for sharing!

  25. Those are beautiful!!

  26. Those ribbon corsages are absolutely gorgeous. I can’t believe they are that easy to make. Thank you so much for showing me something. new. They are beautiful!

  27. They’re all very pretty. I especially like the pink and brown one.

  28. Michelle H. says:

    I have a wedding coming up in my family and this looks like a nice project..

  29. Kamla L. says:

    OMG!! These are gorgeous!!!…and in various sizes, I can imagination lots of different uses for them.

  30. Sandy Cain says:

    I used to make something very similar to this with my daughter when she was little, and she wanted to play dress up. I would put them in her hair, and she said she was a “princess rosebush”!

  31. Daryl Murray says:

    these are really awesome. i plan to make matching ones for all the women family members for my daughters wedding. thank you for this wonderful idea.

  32. Robin Wilson says:

    I have said it before and I will say it again, You are a wonderful crafter! So talented. I have seen these before but never thought I could make them for myself. I can think of so many applications for these roses. I love the music in your video! Wish me luck!

  33. I love making fabric flowers, so this post caught my eye! They all came out sooo beautiful! I’ve never made ribbon roses, but I am going to now – thx for including the link to the video tutorial!!!

  34. These are just beautiful :) What kind of ribbon did you use for the Victorian wrist cuff (and how did you add it to the cuff itself?)

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