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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Ornament Punch Flower Tutorial

I recently saw a sample of a paper rose on Stampin' Ups!  Stampin' Connection, SU's very cool website just for SU Demonstrators.   This free website is a wonderful place for demonstrators  to share their Stampin' Up! tips and creations, have discussions about their businesses and what's new.  It's just one of the great perks of being a Stampin' Up Demonstrator.

When I saw the sample, I was instantly smitten and had to find out how to make these beautiful flowers.  Fortunately there was a very easy to follow video on You Tube posted by Scrappin Mama entitled Magnolia Flowers.  Once I watched the video I thought okay that was easy now to create my own and share with you. 

Supplies I used:
8 1/2 x 11 Glossy White Card Stock ( you can substitute other cardstocks if you wish)
Ornament Punch
1 3/8" Circle Punch
Ink of Your Choice (I used Primrose Petals one of the new In-Colours for 2013)
Sponge Dauber

Punch out 20 ornament shapes using the Ornament Punch and one 1 3/8" Circle shape.

Using the sponge dauber sponge the edges of the circle and ornament shapes.
Use a dowel or paper piercer to add some definition to the petals by rolling them gently towards the center of the petal.

I rolled all my petals before I began but you may want to roll them as needed so they aren't so tight.

Apply Tom Bow Blue or other adhesive to the back of the ornament tab.  Don't use too much. 

Glue the first layer of petals down to the circle in a four-leaf clover type shape. 
The first layer of flower will look like this.  It's easy to line up the tab on the ornament shape with the circle

Add your next layer, gluing the tabs down in between the first layer tabs.

As you add layers you'll need to use the end of your paper piercer or tool to push the tabs down into place.  Keept adding the layers until 19 of the  petals are adhered.  Roll the last petal fairly tightly add glue to its tab and the insert into the center of the flower, pushing down until you're satisfied with the placement.  I cupped the finished flower in my hand until I liked the shape.   

Here's the finished flower.  I might add dew drops with Crystal Effects to give it some added life. 

 Hope you enjoyed this little tutorial today.  I know I'm going to be making more of these flowers as they were so quick to make and look fabulous.  Have fun!



Annie Lee said...


Erika Clark said...

Very pretty! I love your tutorial, thank you! I'll definitely try it.

Angels Who Stamp said...

beautiful flower and wonderful tutorial! Now I can try my own hand at this and then show my gals - they'll love it too!

Shari Winterstein said...

WOW - these are GORGEOUS! I love the way you've used them in your next post. Thanks for blessing my day. :)

Patti said...

Great tutorial. Thanks for sharing it with us. The flowers are beautiful.