I received a phone call from a very dear friend back home the other day. This friend and I share many of the same loves and passions, God, family, friends, and SCRAPBOOKING. She wanted a new tool that recently came out in the scrapbooking world. With this tool, you can make many differents flowers out of paper. I told her that I would take a look at this tool, do some research and let her know my thoughts. After searching the internet and viewing this product, I told her not to waste her money. In my opinion, since she already has the Cricut Expression, she should invest in the Gypsy. Several Cricut cartridges offer many different types of flowers, and with the Gypsy you can manipulate them to your specific want and need.
Of course, she wanted the "how to's" of how to make such a flower. I had made a flower with a techinique I found on YouTube last Spring, right before we moved. The flower is most commonly known as the "Tim Holtz Grungeboard flower". I made the flower once and had not been back to practice and better that technique. You can find a great tutorial here. There are many different tuturials and techniques on YouTube. Take some time, view a few, and find the one you feel most comfortable with.
I started with my Plantin Schoolbook cartridge and used the flower found on this cart. Then I cut three of these out at 3 inches each.
Have a great weekend everyone! Miss you Jaeka!