Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tip – Making 3D flowers

August 3, 2010

I love flowers, don’t you?

I also love to make my own flowers, which is both fun and feels a bit economic. I thought I´d show you my favorite kind of homemade flower.   For this, you will either need a digital cutter and a digital flower die, or four sizes of the Retro flower punch. I´ve used my Gazelle to cut these flowers.

You will also need a little water, a thin stick or a small paint brush, glue or glue dots of your choice (I can strongly recommend Kaisercraft, I just discovered how much better they are then the regular ones you get here in the shops).

I used the Carousel paper (P540) from the Up, Up and away collection for this flower. If you use thicker papers you might find it easier to slightly moist with water using your fingertips.

Now curl the petals around the stick or the thin end of your paint brush, do on al the petals and al the flowers.

This is how it looks when you are finished. Now just glue all the flowers together with glue dots. I have used  rhinestones Split pea (RS407) to make the center of the flower.

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  • Reply Kerryn August 3, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    I love how you flower looks Monika!

  • Reply Dale August 3, 2010 at 8:56 pm

    Very nicely done.

  • Reply Trudi August 5, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    What a gorgeous flower Monika and thanks for the creative process !! I might just have to go and dig my Retro daisy punch now LOL!!

  • Reply Betty September 5, 2010 at 5:20 am

    these would also be beautiful on packages

  • Reply Lin from NC September 5, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    So cute! I’m going to try this! Thanks for the tip!

  • Reply Mary September 9, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    Have made them all they are brilliant

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