Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Step by Step- Making flowers for your layout

Hi Everyone and welcome to Technique Tuesday.

 This week i wanted to show you an easy way to make some pretty flowers for your page- easy and cost effective too! I bought my little bags from the Warehouse but you can get the bags in different colours from the $2 shop as well and in different sizes.
First of all you will need some little bags that look like this-

Cut it in two- underneath the sewn line- as shown
Then using the drawstrings - pull it tight so that it looks like this

Then with the second part of your bag cut out 2 circles like this-  it can be quite rough - i didn;t measure-

Then i tucked these 2 circles into the top - through the hole to make the flower fuller. i  used a small circle of chipboard or cardstock underneath to glue it all together.

Then i added a flower in the centre of my large flower and a brad for the smaller one.

and the smaller one

This is the layout that i used these flowers on - using Teresa Collins papers

I hope that you will give these flowers a try - they are great for people like mewho are sewing challenged!

Products used

Teresa Collins papers
Imaginarium Chipboard - coming soon!!
Kaisercraft Flowers
Collections Pins
Teresa Collins Brads
Black and White Bazzill
Kaisercraft Rhinestones
Kaisercraft transparency


Sarah Gough said...

great trick Francine!

Katie said...

Such a good idea - I'm sure I have a stash of those little organza bags somewhere!

amy renae said...

OMG thats so clever! I defo going to try that out!!!

Anonymous said...

I loooooove this fantastic idea

Brenda said...

I have just had a go at this, Awesome results, Tfs Francine..


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