Sunday, August 5, 2007

Punched Petal Flowers

I've been meaning to post this card here for a while. I was playing with my oval punch a few weeks ago (while waiting for a stamp order to arrive), and made this dimensional flower with my Stampin' Up! oval punch.


Although making these are really easy and pretty obvious to make, I thought I might go through a quick "how-to" to make them.

To make a your own flowers, punch 7 ovals from patterned paper. Ink the edges with a matching color, then use a pencil in the center of each oval (lengthwise) to curve the edges a bit.

Prepare the background paper and place a glue dot for each petal 1" from the center of where the flower will be placed on the background. Then flip each petal over and place a mini-glue dot on the left side of each petal about 1/2" from the end. Start to place the petals on the background by placing the petals around the circle. As you place each petal, gently press the petal down into the glue dot. Pinch the left side of each petal into the right side of the petal next to it. Add a button on top with a Pop-Dot to complete the flower.

Have fun with these!
Stamps & Paper: Stampin' Up!


9 comments:

Cheryl said...

Pat this is really cute! I am going to have to give it a try.

Anonymous said...

This is so cute!! Will have to try it sometime.
MomNora

Lynn Mercurio said...

This is so clever. Thanks so much for sharing this with us!

Juliet A said...

I like how this looks, but what happens when you put it in an envelope? Is this just for hand-delivered cards?

Pat Huntoon said...

Hand-delivery-only. They do crumble. Actually, I am having fun putting them on packages : )

rozie640 said...

Wow, love that 3D flower, thanks for the inspiration!

mum on the run said...

Beautiful card!

Princess Matilda said...

This is beautiful, even if it's fragile!

Cora said...

This is really sweet. I love the colors and the 3d flower.