One thing I always like to have on hand is plenty of embellishments for my projects. As I sat down to start on my Valentine gifts as well as some Thank You gifts, I wondered over to the Digichick Boutique and came across the Paper Roses templates by The Cutting Files. I think it is such a brilliant idea – this allows you to make roses in any color and in any size. You will love how quickly they come together.
Here’s what you need to get started:
- Paper Roses by The Cutting Files
- Designer paper of your choice
- Silhouette or Printer
- Glue Dots
- Liquid Glue (I used Tombow)
- Bamboo Skewer
Step 1: Lay out the number of flowers you want to print. I used my Silhouette and this is what my page looks like.
Step 2: After your flowers are cut, either by using the Silhouette or scissors, you should end up with items that look like these (I cut out 12 at a time, but will be showing you set of six).
Step 3: Taking one flower at a time, you will begin the rolling process. At this time, you will want to grab a wooden skewer as well. If you do not have a skewer, anything similar in shape and size will work as well.
Starting on the outer edge, you will begin rolling the paper around the skewer.
Step 4: Every other turn or so, add a little dab of liquid glue.
Step 5: When you get to the end, add a couple of glue dots to the round sections of the rose and adhere them to the bottom of the rose.
Step 6: Once dry, start rolling back some of the petals, either with your finger or use the skewer to help you do so.
Step 7: Add a pearl in the middle.
With that you are done. You should end up with roses that look like these.
I put a treat holder together to show you what they look like on a project. I am using the soon to be released Gina K. Designs set called Where Your Heart Is.
Hope you have fun making these…they really are so easy to put together and you can sit down and make a whole bunch at a time!
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- A Carrot Treat - March 7th, 2011
- Great Things Come In Small Packages - December 29th, 2010
- Deck The Halls With Some Digital Cheer! - December 6th, 2010
- Hostess Thank You Gift - October 30th, 2010
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