Happy New Year

I am attempting to conquer my fear of flowers.  2012 I am determined to make these things my FRIEND instead of my FOE.  Are you up for a challenge?

Go to your craft space and find your Prima flowers, or other loose flowers.

Loose flowers

Loose flowers

I’ve found a photo tutorial on working with these flowers.

In my Google search for using paper flowers I stumbled upon this blog.  Following her directions on these larger loose paper flowers I was able to create these.   The yellow and orange flower with the pearl center.

Yellow and orange flower

Yellow and orange flower

Lynn – I finally received your Christmas card.  Thank you for the delightful card you made.

Christmas card from Lynn

Christmas card from Lynn

Lynn, I am loving the paper  you used on this card.  It is all so thick and stiff.  I especially like the gold foil snowman 😀

Gold foil snowman

Gold foil snowman

Cool easel card you have made.  Someday I think I may have to try making one of these.

Easel card

Easel card

If there is anyone out there that has a favorite tutorial on making flowers let me know where to find it.  This flower challenge is open to anyone that wants to give it a try.

What you will have to do…..Take pictures of your flower creations and how you used them.  Upload the pictures to your blog along with anything you want to say about how you made them and used them.  Go to your finished post.  Up in the link line of your browser highlight your blog post  – SPECIFICALLY the link to your flower creation – and copy that link.  Then come back to this blog post and go to the COMMENTS section of THIS post.  Paste your link in the Comments section.  That way I can go out and have a look at your stunning creation 😀

Lynn…you want to do a Challenge with ribbon.  Let’s get this year started off right and conquer our phobias 😀  Bring it on Girlfriend 😀

Leslie

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