Wednesday, June 10, 2015

I'm Here for You & A TUTORIAL!

I have been having so much fun since my new products arrived!  A little too much.  Anyway, I am so excited to share this I'm Here For You Card that I created using the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack and fun new Cherry on Top Cotton Paper Assortment.

I took design inspiration from a card I saw on Pinterest last week.  As soon as I saw it, I gathered all of my supplies and got right to work.  The card design is simple...a few layers of cardstock on the card base, some linen thread double wrapped around the top layer, a flower and a sentiment.  But that flower...that's the piece de resistance!

For the flower, I used the Flower Fair Framelits and Cherry on Top Cotton Paper Assortment.  The cotton paper is smooth like the tissue paper that you'd stuff into a gift bag when giving a gift, but it's just a tad bit thicker.  

It die cuts like a dream!  And when you fold it up and onto itself, you get fluffy layers of fun that make pretty flowers!  Below are the steps for making your own cotton paper flowers.

  1. Using your Stampin' Trimmer, cut a 2"x12" strip of Crushed Curry and 2-3"x12" strips of Watermelon Wonder Cotton Paper Assortment.  
  2. Using the two dies shown below from the Flower Fair Framelits, cut 5 flower centers from the Crushed Curry strip and 8-10 flowers from the Watermelon Wonder strips (you can layer the 2 Watermelon Wonder strips and die cut them at the same time). 
  3. Layer the flower centers onto the flowers (not perfectly but almost) into one stack.  
  4. Put the stack onto your Stampin' Pierce Mat, find the center, and use the Paper-Piercing Tool to make a hole.  Secure the flower with a 1/8" Mini Brad.
  5. Taking one layer at a time, fold the flower center and flower parts up and onto itself. Flatten and fluff to your liking, and you're done!

Cotton Paper Assortment

Isn't that flower fun?!  I hope you like this card.  Making one of your own would be fun and fast.  
You will find all of the Stampin' Up! products I used to create this card below.  Place your order in my Online Store anytime, or click any of the photos below to go right to that item. 

Until next time, happy crafting!

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Nicole Tugrul

LOVE IT!!!! What a gorgeous card plus a great tutorial for the flower...I have to try this!


Thank you so much, Nicole! Give it a try...I can't wait to see what you come up with!

Patty Bennett

Fabulous!!!! I've tried it with punches so far.. will try the framelits!


Thank you, Patty! Yes, give the Framelits a whirl. I wanted a big flower, so that's why I chose the Flower Fair Framelits. Have fun!

Carol Carriveau

Fabulous! Beautiful! We made flowers with that Cotten paper at Cindee's last Saturday, added to my next order!


Thank you, Carol! Have fun with that Cotton Paper. It's the coolest!

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