Good morning campers!....well the weather here at present ...sshh don't speak too soon ..is beautiful! it's too hot to sit out really...but too nice to be indoors. As for camping?..those days are well and truly behind me, I like a bit of luxury these days.
I've managed a little bit of quick crafting of late...well fairly quick for me anyway. On the last wet bank Holiday hubby took me to the Crafters Companion shop at Aycliffe. What a lovely place as no doubt those that live nearby have already discovered. Sara has thought of everything down to the coffee shop with telly and papers for hubby to read while wifey shops! As it was their Birthday celebration there were demos to watch too...an added bonus.
Anyway...back to the coffee shop where on the tables they had vases of paper flowers which of course everyone picked up and examined as soon as they sat down for their cuppa!
Following that trip I received link to a Masterclass video (quite by coincidence) of Sara making these flowers......so here we are...I was inspired to have a go and they are easy once you have mastered the series of folds.
Here are my attempts..........
and a closer look....
Not the easiest to photograph I have to say!...but very effective.
Ok for all of you...well one or two maybe ...screaming for the instructions...here is a link I found to a video on u-tube......can't find Sara's sorry , (and I don't want to be accused of copyright or anything).
If you are using patterned paper you start with pattern side down. I used 6 inch squares (5 of them) for my flowers, and used Cosmic wet glue. Kebab stick was inserted after gluing 4 petals together and then gluing the fifth in place.......Enjoy.
Ok off to catch some Vit D before it starts to play hide and seek (the sun that is).
Hope you have a good week and Thank you for all your lovely comments that you have left me on my previous post. Mum enjoyed her birthday and liked her card!
Thanks for popping in.........take care till next time.