Now, there I was ... hopping all over the fab blogs out there and I kept bumping into these fab Grungepaper roses....first there was Jennie and then I saw Wendy Vecchi make one, and then I hopped on over to Linda's to see she has been up to a bit of floristry too...well, never one to be left behind...you know me..have to keep up with the others.....I thought, well, I haven't got that stamp, or that die or that CriCut setting....so what to do?
Yes, my little doodley hand drawn "Stitchels" stamps have flowers don't they? And they have six petals...which you need, to be able to get the layers right....so I dashed off....ok...I didn't dash...LOL... I wandered off...to the Room of Stash...and this is what I came up with....
So then....I thought...I could take pics and then all of youse who have the Stitchels will be able to make your very own Stitchels roses! Cool huh? **NB, in my haste & excitement to Blog, the glue ain't set so you can still see it LOL**
Here is a Step By Step for you:
Stitchels flowers (Dashy Dot used for this one)
Cut n Dry foam
BullDog Clips/Crocodile Clips/Pegs
Archival/StaZon Ink Pad
Stamp three Stitchels flowers onto Grungepaper using Archival Ink or similar....stamp three Stitchels leaves onto Grungepaper....Colour all these with Distress Inks (or similar) and then cut them all out.
From flower 1, cut a line up from bottom petal to just above the middle.
From flower 2, cut away fourth petal - pop to one side
From flower 3, cut away fourth and fifth petal - pop to one side
Using Glossy Accents as glue (or similar) stick flower 1 so it now has just five petals and curl the edges of the petals...use BullDog clip/Peg to secure.
Repeat this with the other two flowers and glue and secure.
Roll the two petal cut aways and glue and secure.
Roll the one petal cut away and glue and secure.
Start with the five petal flower and make it curly on the edges and add the four petal flower, making the petals curly, repeat again and again until all the components are assembled.
Add the leafy cut outs to the back of the petals and hey presto! A Stitchels rose!
Hope that this is useful for you...I am so going to be making these on absolutely everything that I do now LOL Thanks have to go to Jennie, Wendy and Linda for the inspiration and original ideas...I guess I have just altered them to fit the Stitchels. BTW, if you ain't got your Stitchels yet.....click HERE and you will be taken right to the place where to buy them....and all the other goodies I have used in this tutorial too.
Thanks for looking :O)) I am off to try the Dotty Dot, Curly Dot....and the mini's too....I may be a while LOL
Thursday, 6 August 2009