Saturday, 23 June 2012

From this - to this #6

Hope you are all having a good weekend.  Mine has been very crafty.  I have finally managed to finish the rest of the teachers gifts.  With graduation on Thursday, it is nice to know that the gifts can be given out on Tuesday.  I can't believe that's another school year gone past.

From this



And of course with vases - it must be flowers.  The tags I made earlier in the week (click here) have been attached to these gifts.  

To this



I would like to give credit to Jessica, from Created by Rosie, for the awesome tutorial (click here) for these roses.



I used double-sided papers for the roses, and inked the edges before rolling. 

I did put the leaves together slightly different, in that I doubled each leaf so that I couldn't see my messy glue and wires; I ended up cutting, inking and embossing 56 medium leaves at 2" (fun5 leaf, page 22), 14 large leaves (2.5") and 7 base leaves (sunflower 4, page 17) which I only cut one for each rose, phew:-)

Sprayed the finished flowers with home-made glimmer-mist to finish them off.



I hope you like the finished result - I'm going to give myself a day or two off crafting now, I need to get some house work done:-)

I already have some ideas in my head for up coming projects, so stay tuned.

Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting.

43 comments:

  1. Yet another beautiful job Karon! I'm sure the teachers will enjoy displaying their lovely gifts!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Andrea - much appreciate you stopping by.

      Delete
  2. Your flowers are BEAUTIFUL!!! Thanks for the shoutout :-) I'm so glad you were able to follow my tutorial, and I never thought about doubling the leaves so you can't see the wires!! What a great idea! The teachers are going to love them!!! What a great job!

    ~ Hugs ~

    Jess
    www.createbyrosie.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Jess - I think I have embossed enough leaves now for at least a few months LOL:-)

      Delete
  3. Hi Karon! These roses are so beautiful, thank you for sharing the tutorial. I'm gonna give them a try ;D

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog for the "Well OWL Be" Blog Hop and for visiting my niece's blog too!! I'm a new follower ;D Take Care!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Norma thanks for becoming a new follower and your niece has such an amazing talent. Thanks for stopping by.

      Delete
  4. Your roses are gorgeous. Those beautiful tagd are perfect with them.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Stephanie - I appreciate you popping in.

      Delete
  5. Awesome Karon, those teachers are lucky guys.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi P, thanks so much. Hard to believe school will be over for the summer this time next week.

      Delete
  6. Replies
    1. Thank you - for taking time out to visit me:-)

      Delete
  7. Just lovely. Brought back memories from 15 years ago when my son gave his teachers roses when he left Jr. High. These are great, a forever keepsake. TFS

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Wende - my thoughts exactly, a keepsake - hopefully:-)

      Delete
  8. Simply wounderful! Did you free hand emboss the leaves?
    And Thanks for following my blog.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi Kat - thanks for visiting today. Yes the leaves are embossed with a stylus.

      Delete
    2. PS and thanks for following me too:-)

      Delete
  9. Oh Karon, the roses are just gorgeous! What a wonderful gift, the teachers will love them!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi Tracey - thank you for becoming a follower and for leaving such a lovely comment.

      Delete
  10. Oh how gorgeous Karon! What a beautiful gift!
    Hope you have a great night!
    Shelly

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Shelly - my daughter is getting quite excited now:-)

      Delete
  11. Wow, these are so gorgeous!! The flowers are absolutely beautiful!! What awesome gifts :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Lisa - I did enjoy making them - even all 77 leaves - phew!:-)

      Delete
  12. Oh, Wow! You did an Amazing Job! I just Love them. Those Roses are Gorgeous! Thanks for the Link so I can see how they are made. :0)
    cindys-greencricut.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Awe shucks - thank you. And please check at Jessica's tutorial she does a fab job:-)

      Delete
  13. Oh my goodness!!! How pretty! You did a fab job on these!

    Thanks so much for hopping with us for the Well Owl Be Blog Hop this weekend! Happy to be a new follower!

    Hugs,
    HL

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Heather - thanks so much and for becoming a new follower:-)

      Delete
  14. Karon! I love this! Isn't repurposing things fun? Great job on this. So cute! Thanks for sharing. :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Ian - I even have one left over for me:-) as I made an extra:-)

      Delete
  15. Wow, Karon! These are STUNNING!!! What wonderful, thoughtful gifts! I am sure they will be adored!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog during The Outlawz celebration :) I appreciate the follow and am now following you as well. I hope to see you in the party challenges ;) Hugs!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much for stopping by and deciding to follow. Hope to be over to The Outlawz over the coming weeks:-)

      Delete
  16. WOW, what gorgeous roses. Beautiful job. Thanks for commenting on my blog ;) it's very much appreciated. Shame on you for letting your housework go to craft :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Lisa - I know, but now its stopped me crafting because I've fallen a little behind LOL and its grad week and end of school. Hopefully post something new towards the end of the week. TFL

      Delete
  17. This is so cute!! I really love it!! Great idea and great job!!

    Cheers!
    Kelli

    ReplyDelete
  18. How beautiful, Karon. You are so talented.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I appreciate you stopping by and leaving such a lovely comment. Thank you.

      Delete
  19. This is definitely my favorite in this series. I think I read somewhere that you were planning about 10 in this series. I can't wait to see what you cook up next.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks for the lovely comment. I think 10 is a good number to stop at, for this one and I already have another idea lined up after that. TFL

      Delete
  20. love these! will definitely have to give them a try!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Laura - I appreciate you stopping by and leaving a comment:-)

      Delete

I would like to thank you for stopping by my blog today. All your comments are really appreciated. Happy crafting everyone and have a great day.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...