Thursday, May 21, 2009

Fleurs....Fleurs and more Fleurs!

So during my extended vacation...hehehe...I've been utilizing my time and SCRAPBOOKING! I wish I was one of those peeps that can pop out the pages take HOURS!! One thing I have been doing is using sketches for these layouts! There are so many amazing sketch sites to jump start your creativity...some of my faves are 52 sketches 52 weeks, Inspired Blueprints, and Creative Scrapper to name a few. I even came across a card sketch site....Card Positioning Systems boy I wish I had found this years ago....may have made my card classes easier! You can create a layout based on the current sketch and win yummilicious prizes!!

So, in creating these layouts I find myself creating all different kinds of flowers to match the layouts....Not that I don't have tons of purchased flowers...which are all very amazing...and that I use quiet frequently!

The flowers I've been making are really so simple!!! The flower I want to highlight today I used on a layout titled, "Forsythe". I don't remember exactly where I came across this flower, hats off to the designer, and of course I had to put my spin on it..but it's so simple!

Begin with a drawn coil on the back side of the paper you wish to use.

Cut out the coil.

Gently ink the edges of the coil.

Man handle the coil. Twist it together. Use glue to hold it together. I used The Ultimate.

Embellish with a pretty brad.

There you have it!!


Shari said...

Hi Anita Honey...I love this idea...I'm gonna steal it but will give you credit.
Have a fantabulous Holiday week-end!!!

Robin Gibson said...

Hey, I love this flower! I LOVE to make my own flowers. Might have to lift this if you don't mind! Thanks for sharing:)

2 Worlds said...

this is a great tutorial never thought of such a thing, and its pretty .

take a little piece of my art said...

Beautiful, just beautiful!! You are so talented!!!!