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Friday, July 2, 2010

Ribbon Flowers

Hi there , hope you are all having a wonderful day.
  Thank you for calling in .

I am trying to ' get ahead ' with workshop cards and have been trying out a new technique . I don't know if there is a true 'techi name ' for this , but a few days ago Michelle , sent this idea . Using a 1/2'' ribbon and a 1 3/4" punched circle card stock and the snail adhesive .
I ran the snail along one  lower edge of the ribbon and began to run the ribbon  around the circle .

As I wound the ribbon I crinkled it and pressed it together and onto circle .
Which ever way you hold ribbon and circle is up to yourself . You may be left handed and be more comfortable holding and folding differently.

Continue crimping and adhering to card circle till meeting at centre .

You may want to crimp tighter and /or keep edges of ribbon closer together.







In this case I punched a flower and used  a SU brad for the centre of  the flower . 
Now here are some cards on which  I have used my flowers



















So there you go ..YOU CAN TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS .
So I hope you enjoyed that . Catch you again soon .
Cheers Shirley-Anne

7 comments:

Michelle said...

Great job, looks fabulous. I only figured out to do it this way cause I couldn't use a needle and thread to save my life.

chris said...

Ooh Shirley-Anne, I will have to have a go at these beauties, they look so fab on your card.
hugs chris xx

Lisa Jane said...

wow Shirley they are fabulous - thanks for the tutorial.. i will have a go at these when i get back!
Take care
Lisa ;)

ScrappingStephanie said...

Beautiful. I will have to give it a try! TFS and have a great weekend;)

Stephanie

Mina said...

I will have to try making these...thanks for showing your tutorial
Mina xxx

kay said...

beautiful flowers Shirley, will have to have a go at these

Sue Kohler said...

These flowers are stunning Shirley Anne!! I may need to give them a whirl!! I might try adding the tape to the ribbon for a scrunched ribbon boarder! thanks for taking the time to share!:)