Saturday, May 20, 2017

April Showers Bring May Flowers - Part 3


Welcome to week #3 of my series on making fabric flowers.  Each week in the month of May I will be putting a video on YouTube showing you a variety of ways to make fabric flowers that are beautiful and easy to make.  Each flower offers a variety of options so you can create the look YOU want.

For the flowers in week #3 I will be using a die to cut the fabric and from there creating a beautiful flower.  They can be made with 1 or 2 layers and you can add a pearl, button, earring, or whatever you want to the center creating beautiful and unique flowers to fit any need.  The possibilities are endless (hmmm...sounds familiar)


If you're into Shabby Chic like I am you will LOVE these!

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And don't miss Part 4 next week when I show you how to make "no sew" flowers!

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

April Showers Bring May Flowers - Part 2

Welcome to week #2 of my series on making fabric flowers.  Each week in the month of May I will be putting a video on YouTube showing you a variety of ways to make fabric flowers that are beautiful and easy to make.  Each flower offers a variety of options so you can create the look YOU want.

For the flowers in week #2 I will show you how to make individual petals and turn them into a beautiful flower.  They can be made with 1 or 2 layers and you can add a pearl, button, earring, or whatever you want to the center creating beautiful and unique flowers to fit any need.  The possibilities are endless.



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And don't miss part 3 next week when I show you how to make flowers using a cutting die technique!

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Friday, May 12, 2017

Birthday Card With Vintage Notes

I made this birthday card for a special someone that likes the darker vintage look.  It is not what I normally do but I think it came out pretty good.


I started with a black card and layered it with a matte gold cardstock.  Next I took a card topper from the Color Me Card Toppers Ebony Lace from Paper Wishes and colored it with Brilliance "Galaxy Gold" Archival ink, as well as "Barn Door" Distress Marker around the edges.  The flowers were cut from the Cricut Imagine Cartridge "Country Carnival" (still available in Cricut Desigin Space) and were attached with foam tape for dimension.  Before attaching the layers to the black card, I weaved some black tulle through an antique brass flower buckle and then wrapped the tulle around the two layers and adhered them to the black card base.  To finish it off I used foam tape to attach the Happy Birthday sentiment that came from Embossed Word Fragments from Paper Wishes 

I found some perfect challenges...
The Card Concept - #73 Vintage Notes
Hiding In My Craft Room - #NSD02 - May Flowers
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog - #179 Flowers + Sentiment
A Bit More Time To Craft - Challenge #43 Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #415 Birthday

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!


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Saturday, May 6, 2017

April Shower Bring May Flowers - Week 1

Welcome to week #1 of my series on making fabric flowers.  Each week for the next 4 weeks I will be putting a video on YouTube showing you a variety of ways to make fabric flowers that are beautiful and easy to make.  Each flower offers a variety of options so you can create the look YOU want.

For the flowers I will be showing you how to make in week #1 I will be using ribbons and lace trim.  There are so many options....1 layer, 2 layers, 3 layers.....any ribbon or lace trims you want to use....creating beautiful and unique flowers to fit any need.  You can embellish them with pearls, buttons, or even brads.  The possibilities are endless.


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And don't miss Part 2 next week when I show you how to make Perfect Petals.

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!

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