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I would classify myself as an artist. It took me a while to finally accept that monicker, but that's what I am; AN ARTIST!!! I have a wonderful hubs that supports my "talents" in most all avenues, except maybe when the credit card bill comes in the mail...LOL And I have 4 great kids and 5 beautiful grandchildren that I love to pieces. Come on by and sit a spell and "STAMP 'TIL YA CRAMP!!! & "CROP 'TIL YA DROP!!!"

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Don't deep-six that manilla folder.....

....make flowers with it !!!
Yep, I made all these using old manilla folders.  Watch the video below to see how I did it. 
 You'll never look at the folder the same way again....bwahahahahahahahaha !!!

Looks like a real flower, huh????

There are many ways that you can cut or punch the flower out to create the same look. You can use punches or your cricut.  Just have at least 3 graduating sizes.  You don't have a crimper you say????  You can always just crumpled it up over and over & you can also run the cardstock over the edge of a table to help break the fibers.  Any way that you choose and you will still get the same results.
Hope you try this.  I punched a bunch and sat in front of the boob tube watching American Pickers and Pawn Stars and before I knew it - I had them all done.

Tomorrow you'll want to come back and see what I made with all the flowers.....you won't want to miss it!!!!

Until later, Rosettes..........Gotta split...........TFL!!!!



Karen said...

These flowers are beautiful! Thanks for the video.
Cheers, Karen

coldwaters2 said...

Brilliant tutorial Crystal that flower looks awesome thank you so much for taking time out to do the video it was well worth it I have bookmarked it so I can try it. I must say I love your accent, lol.
Lorraine x

marsha said...

How clever! Loved your tutorial and as soon as I get my die, I'm going to make some of these!

ThePurplePlace said...

Gorgeous! Thank so much for sharing! I'm new a new follower and love your work!