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31 May 2011
Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday.  Today we have a quick and easy method for making vintage looking flowers.  a great addition to any card or scrapbooking project.


Products Used:

Bazzill Basics Paper:

5-501E Parakeet
10-1001D Bazzill White


S5-050 Rose Creations

Other Materials Used:

Versa Magic Jumbo Java Inkpad
Water & Spritz Bottle
Embellishment for centre of flower.


Step One:

Using the Rose Creations Die, cut out five different sized flower layers.

Step Two:

Mist each flower with water.

Step Three:

Scrunch Each flower up in your hand, being careful not to rip the petals.

Step Four:

Gently unroll each flower and let dry.  You can use a heat gun to speeds up this process.

Step Five:

Gently rub the ink pad over each flower to give a distressed look.

Step Six.

To finish the flower start with the largest one and layer on top of each other and secure with a glue dot or other adhesive.  Fisnis the flower by adding an embellishment in the centre.  Attach the leaves to the base of the finished flower.

Tutorial created by Design Team member-SHEREE


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