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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Shabby Crinkle Flower Tutorial

Here is a smaller, easier flower than my elegant ruffled flowers... for those who like the tattered look (and don't have the patience to do the other ones, LOL). They are more "forgiving" that the ruffled ones, a lot easier to manipulate and so much faster results. My flowers are 2 inches in diameter, using 1 and 2 inch flower punches (but use any die cuts you have). It's a great way to use your scraps since you don't need a lot of paper!

Here is what you need... 3 medium flowers, 3 small flowers and something for leaves (a green pointed petal flower works well), tweezers, water mister and glue. I lightly pre-inked the edges.

Step 1: Lightly mist the 3 medium flowers and crinkle them into a ball.

Step 2: Immediately unravel and use tweezers to gently twist each petal and push towards the center. Before removing tweezers gently pinch in place. Also mist the 3 small flowers and do the same twisting (they are too small to crinkle and there is no need). Let them all dry now.

Step 3: Gently unravel the medium flowers and 2 small ones. For the last small one, squish the petals together and pinch the bottom - this will be your center.

Step 4: Assemble your flower by off setting the petals as you glue. NOTE: you can omit the the pinched center and add a brad or gem instead if desired.

Step 5: Once it is glued, squish the entire flower towards the center to give the crinkle effect and then glue on the "leaves" if you wish.

That's it! Here is a side by side comparison beside my larger layered ruffle flowers.

NOTE: you can also use this type of flower center in my ruffled flowers as pictured below in the larger white one. Experiment and have fun! Add chalk ink, Glimmer mist, Stickles etc. for more sheen and dimension too! All I ask is that you please give credit where due (to ANY artist) because tutorials take a lot of time to produce. Thanks!
NOTE: the smaller white one pictured above is the result if you don't do step 5 and squish the flower towards the center once glued. It looks more like a Prima Camelot flower that way.

Well, although I have a lot more flower tutorials up my sleeve... I need to take a break because my August SCRAP THAT! DT kit just arrived (it's gorgeous!). I have lots of work to do before the project reveals on July 26th.


Zarah said...

Ooooh they are YUMMY! TFS! :D

kerry said...

These are awesome i will definatley be giving them a go TAke care Kerry xx

Karen Wilson said...

You are on a roll with these tutorials!! This one is beautiful. Love the shabby chic look to it.

Miss Mary said...

Oh Oh another beautiful flower I'm going to have to try!! LOL Your tutorials are so easy to follow.

I made a flower tutorial today as well,it will be tomorrows post..if you'd like to take a peek.


Denise said...

These are just beautiful~ I am trying them now but I know that they won't turn out as pretty!!

LUV2SCRAP said...

Those are so beautiful thanks for the tutorial :)

francie said...

These are fabulous and when I try them I will post on sc.com - thanks for your help. Fran (Quicksilver on scrapbook.com)

Liddy said...

Just gorgeous, thanks so much can't wait to try them.

Anonymous said...

Wow!! This is a fabulous tutorial. I can't wait to give it a try. Thank so much!!!

Linn said...

Truly beautiful, these are my new fav flowers!! Thank you so much for sharing :))) Have a good weekend.

kittymitty said...

thats really nice :) thanks for sharing...

Fikirlopedi said...

Süper. Thanks.

Amanda Muirhead said...

oh la la!! They are beautiful and I will be trying these for sure! I pinned them to pinterest.. I hope that's ok!!! :D

Sylvie Cox said...

Hi, These flowers are so beautiful and so easy to make. I certainly will be trying these. I hope you don't mind that I will pin it on Pinterest. You deserve the credits!

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