Sunday, October 18, 2009

Lollypop Type Flowers

I have to say the pictures do not do these fun flowers justice! You can literally make these out of anything, and that is what makes them so much fun to make. The red flowers were made with leftover chipboard, run through the Sizzix using polka dots, edges were roughed up, painted with a bright red acrylic paint and a small brad was placed through to hold the layers together. In person it looks a lot like leather. The green flowers were made using the green Kiwi pack of paper from my store. I used objects around my craft room to make the layered circles. I crinkled the layers up in my hand and sanded them with a large nail file. I used a small hole punch to make button type holes and I laced the ribbon through. Diamond Stickles were placed around the edges to make the layers stand out. 
The brown flowers were made using a dark brown and tan felt. I didn't want the circles to be perfect and I fluffed up the felt to make them fuzzy. Matching medium sized copper brads from the 350 piece embellishment set from my store were added. 
These flowers are gorgeous in person! I used Hot Mamma paper, cut them using three sizes of the Spellbinders scalloped circle die, pearl paint, and a painted brad for the center. I crinkled these layers up too, and it gave it a flower type texture. I used chipboard, cardstock, felt and pattern paper for my flowers. You can use acrylic, fabric, cardboard boxes you name it! These flowers are truly fun to make (: Next I am going to use my new Basic Grey 6x6 paper and layer the patterns! Check out Scrapbook Store at Your Door's new Basic Grey 6x6 Indian Summer, Eerie and Eskimo Kisses (: 
Let me know what you think!!!!!


Scrapping Julie said...

great job on these! i LOVE making them. so much fun.

Linda's Craziness said...

These are really cut. May have to try some soon. TFS.

Anonymous said...

How interesting Julie....I can't wait to see what you use them in!

Dru said...

These are so cute Julie!!

Jennifer Scull said...

I love love love these little lollipops!!! yours turned out as precious as can be!!! :)

Lindsey said...

So sweet! I linked this post up to my Creative Mamas Monday Blog Hop. :-) I hope you'll be able to come by on Mondays and share what you've been up to!

Christyne (aka Apple Blossom) said...

How fun!! Now I'm wishing I'd bought a smaller scallop circle at the Festival this weekend...oh well! Will just have to order one - LOL!

Jennie said...

Very cool looking, love all of the cool designs on them :o)

kathleenh said...

Yep, the lollipop flowers are a lot of fun. Yours turned out so cute!

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

These are cute!

Michelle Forrest said...

These are so very cute! Another way for me to use my scraps so I don't have to put them away!

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