Monday, 20 June 2011

Say it With Flowers–and a Little Tutorial

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Good Morning (I think its still morning,  just about), today I have a card for the Sunday Sketch and Stamp Challenge it is a lovely sketch thank you girls,  and at the end of this post I have a little tutorial on how I made the Rose on the card with my new Spellbinders Die.#
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Wow just realised looking at this picture just how busy this card is, lots of Dies used on here all available from Dies to Die For and Crafts U Love, The Tag and Border die are Doo Hickeys, I cased the idea for the tag from Maddy (Thanks Hun Mwah xxx), The image of Emma “Plant Pot”, and the Circular Sentiment  are from Lili of the Valley, once again this image was coloured ages ago and although I  wrote down the colours I used on all the stamps I lost the pad I wrote them all on.   The papers are from the Nitwits Possibilities download this is a stunning set full of lilacs and pinks.
I made the large rose with the Spellbinder Rose Creations Dies, more below, the rest of the flowers are by Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts, Seam Binding and Fancy Pins are from the Ribbon Girl.
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Here is how I made the Rose
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You need to cut 2 of each of the smallest roses from Double sided paper,  spray both sides of each layer with pearl Glimmer Mist, dry with Heat Gun, then use a decorative brad .
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Bring the first layer up and over the brad I have added a little dot of glue to temporary keep it in place, then bring each layer up but leaving the bottom layer flat, then add glitter glue (mine hadn’t dried when I took the picture and looks a bit blobby).   I have also used the same die set to make the 2 felt roses, once I had cut the felt layers out I sprayed them with Crafters Companion Spray and Shine to which makes then easier to mould the petals.  The felt is available from The Ribbon Girl.
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here is the finished rose in the Floral  arrangement.
Hugs
Jacqui xxx

17 comments:

Tasha said...

Oh my goodness have you you ever seen anything so delightful. Its beautiful Jacqui. Such perfect colours and stunning embellishing and colour work...it really is so beautiful
love tasha xx

Nannieflash said...

Stunning card Jacqui and the tutorial is makes it look do able. hugs Shirleyxxx

Karen M said...

Absolutely fab! Looks perfect! Only thing is now I'll HAVE to get the flower dies...sigh ; )

mocca22 said...

Card is simply amazing. I fell in love in every detail. Colors wonderful extras!
See you next week in the SS & S Kathrin

bluebell said...

hi love what you have done with the flower tutorial love bluebell-flowerwood x.

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful card jacqui and thank you for the tutorial.

greetings karin

Suze said...

Jacqui what have you made ​​a beautiful card, the colors are great.
Love the image to.

Hugs Suze xxx

Debbie said...

Absolutely stunning.. And your rose is gorgeous..thanks for the tutorial

Hugs
Debbie

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Jacqui, I bought that stamp last week, she is so sweet x

CraftyC said...

Wow Jacqui, what a gorgeous card. Coloured perfectly and the colours are stunning!
Clairexx

Sue said...

Hi hun
wowzer a totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always, beautiful papers & embelies, sue,x

Riet said...

So wonderful card Jacqui,I love the image and the colours.
Beautiful papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Molecraft said...

Absolutely beautiful, gorgeous colours, layout, everything!
Helen x

Julie said...

Hi Jacqui, this is simply divine!! Awesome colours and so many lovely elements - a real wow of a card!! Juliexx

Sandra said...

Asolutley stunning.........:)Sandra H

Kreativmonster said...

What a sweet card. Jacqui! I love it!

Marie-Anne said...

It's stunning.

Marie-Anne

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