Friday, September 17, 2010
Using the tattored floral sample die we received in our September Project kit, I created a Rose Tutorial. This is my spin on creating a rose with this die. I used the die cut pieces we received in the kit to trace and cut out, since I don't have this die.

Here are the supplies you will need

















Step 1
 












Ink all your petals. I used vintage photo and antique linen distress ink.

Step 2
 












With your mini mister using water or a sheer glimmermist, generously spray your petals. Let the water absorb into the petals. 

Step 3













While petals are still damp, start crumbling them. Let set a couple minutes.

Step 4













Start arranging your petals. Layer by layer, turning one petals layer down and the next layer up. Continue to arrange your petals until you are satisfied with the result. 

Step 5













Using a dab of glue to each center of the layers, build your bloom. There are 4 large layers, 2 medium layers and 1 tiny layer.













Spritz a small rosebud with smooch spray, for the center of your bloom. I used black velvet. Secure medium layers to large layers to complete your rose bloom. You may also give a spray to your whole rose with glimmermist to finish. I used iridescent gold. 

Completed Blooms


























Have fun creating coordinated custom blooms using your Swirlydoos Kits!

10 comments:

Jocelyn said...

LOVE this technique!!!! Can't wait to try it out!!!

Angelica said...

Awesone job girlie!! I have yet to try this technique!

Peggy said...

Thanks, Tina!!!!!! These came out fantastic!!!!!!!

JRABS -Jennifer said...

Thanks Tina, Very pretty and versatile

LISA said...

*F*A*B*U*L*O*U*S*!!!!!!

Bonnie aka Cinnabon said...

looks good Tina! Smart thinking to trace the blooms since you don't have the diecut! I love making water distressed flowers!!!

Denise said...

Those are awesome!! Have 2 get that die cut!

Merrihew said...

These are beautiful! TFS!

Barbara said...

love these flowers...can't wait to try them..

Deb said...

Beautiful Tina!

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