Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The look of love

This one is for my parents :)
Isn’t this such a cute picture? It’s my mom & dad before they went out to an art show earlier this year.

The Layout is for
Twisted Sketches
and the twist this week was RED

This one is also for
The Shabby Tea Room
Their request was for embossing
The velum flower on my page was embossed with Cuttlebug “Persia” embossing folder.

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Here's a little tutorial on how to make the emboss heart flowers:

Cut out four big hearts (2 1/2)and four little hearts (1 1/2) out of velum. Then emboss and ink them.


Cut the bottom of your hearts making a slit at the tip


Place tape on one side of the slit and overlap the two tips. Gently shape the top of the hearts back.


Layer the hearts over each other moving clockwise starting with the four big hearts and then going to the smaller hearts. Add a center and there you have a flower made of hearts :)

8 comments:

Lisa said...

WOW what a gorgeous flower and how clever to make it from hearts! Thanks for sharing your lovely layout and flower with us this week in the Tea Room!

Debbie said...

OMGosh ... what a LOVELY vellum flower! I {heart} using vellum on my projects and you did it WELL here!!! Mahalo for the tutorial and Aloha from The Shabby Tea Room :)

Anabelle said...

Love your flower!! Thanks for the pictures. Such a sweet layout! (Just got home from Maui and the Big Island. It's just magical there!!!! So jealous you get to live there. ;) )

Janet Z said...

Great job with the Twisted sketch. Love your flower!

Nicole said...

Such great page and flower! Great use of embossing! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

Joanne Leddy said...

Ok ... I gotta try that flower! Gorgeous!

Deb Hickman said...

Fab layout.I lurve that flower it's stunning I must have a go at making one.Thanks for showing how it's done.

Audrey Pettit said...

How beautiful! Love that photo and I adore the rings of bling and your stunning vellum embossed flower. I've never seen one made like that, so thanks so much for the tutorial. And thanks for playing along with us in the Tea Room.