May 7, 2011

Just Because!

See how to make this beautiful card!

Good Morning!

This is Jen from 3 Cats and a Bug.

The other day I was looking at Details by Sandy's blog and seen her ribbon flower post. Since I have no shortage of ribbon I decided to try it. Some of my wired ribbons were too firm to do this with, but the lighter weight ribbon worked great! (Unlike Sandy's flowers, I only used one piece of ribbon.)

I started out with a 12 inch piece of light weight ribbon

Since my fingers don't work like they use to, I used my craft tweezers to grab hold of the wire on one side

and gathered the ribbon,

then I did the same thing to the other side.

Once I had both sides gathered the way I wanted them, I twisted the two wires together and cut off the excess wire.

Then I took the other side of the ribbon and did the same thing.

I punched out a 1 inch circle and hot glued it inside the flower. (A larger circle would have worked better if I had a larger punch lol)

I added double sided tape to the paper circle so I could attach it to my project.

To finish up the flower, I took two buttons and hot glued them to the top of the flower.

The "Just Because" comes from the Cricut Cartridge by Provocraft called Stamping Solutions.


Sonya said...

Nice job!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty! Thanks for the tutorial!

Carol aka cyimbugbitten
bugbitten at hotmail dot com

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