These cool roses are easy to make and only take a little bit of practice to do them right. You'll need twist ties, colorful plastic and something to embellish the rose with like ribbon or pipe cleaners.
Make round loops out of the twist ties and cut squares out of your colorful plastic. Just enough so that it can wrap around the petal shape of your twist tie like a lollipop. The smoother you can make the plastic the better.
You'll need at least 7 petals, maybe more depending on the details of the rose. Manipulate the petals starting in the middle with a long narrow petal that is rolled, and working your way into the full outer petals. Mix similar shades for interesting color combinations.
-Use plastics or accents for your school or team colors.
-Create an ombre effect with two or more similarly colored plastics.
-Play with transparencies. Try using less, or more, layers of paper bags to create different color effects.
-Mix colors within the same petal. Similar to above- play with the ratio of two different colors within the same petal through layering.