Friday, February 12, 2010
Tissue Paper Flowers - Tutorial
By popular demand, here are the instructions for the Tissue Flowers. There are many types of tissue flowers out there and I just found that these recipe was the one that really caught my eye. I cased it from my friend, Raidis, and added more layers of tissue to get the full effect of a carnation using the Scallop Circle Punch #109043.
First, fold a whole sheet of Wrapping Tissue Paper by 4 (3 lenghtways and 1 crossway). The results will be one long envelope size which will cut 4-5 Scallop Circles across. NOTE: Start from the fold so the Scallop Circle Punch will easily slide into the thickness of the wrapping tissue paper. You'll be able to get 16 pieces of tissue paper scallop circles.
Punch a hole in the middle of the scallop circle for your brad. Use the Handheld Punch 1-1/16" #101227. Then you're ready to put your brad through.
Start crunching the tissue paper from the center. Then work your way outward. This way you'll be able to make your tissue paper fluffy and full!
Then hold the flower from the back and smudge it onto your Ink Pad. I used the Pretty in Pink Ink Pad #101301. Carefully smudge it in a circular motion so you only capture the tips of the tissue.
VOILA!!! You have your carnations! Wasn't that easy! I used my Sending Love Epoxy Brads - Chocolate Chip 1/4" - #117272 p.13(OMC), for a special card I'm making. I'll be posting that card with this tissue flower tomorrow. So stay tuned!!!
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