I woke up this morning and everyone was already gone! Just me and notes on the kitchen table telling me where everyone went! Yesterday we made 5 different kinds of cookies! I guess everyone had enough of me putting them to work and went off to look for better things! I thought I'd make some fun of my own and finish a card I'd been playing around with.
I made this ribbon rolled rose with some fuchsia wired ribbon - there are lots of tutorial's on line, maybe you've tried this already yourself. Clare Buswell has an excellent tutorial on her blog - here is the link: http://clare-buswell.blogspot.com/2011/06/wired-ribbon-flower-tutorial.html It was really easy - you just pull one of the wires and gather the ribbon - then simply roll your rose and hold it in place with some adhesive or a few stitches. I put a cushion cut glass bead in the center. All the craft stores have so many strings and strings of pretty beads - it was hard to decide on which ones to buy. I figured I couldn't go wrong with a cushion cut clear iridescent glass bead - it will go with everything!
I cut out my sentiment with the Spellbinders Fancy Tags 2 and trimmed it down to size for a cleaner look. I hope you like it and that you are finding some time to play!
Supplies Used: Finished Size 5" x 7"
Stamp: Serendipity Everyday Words Large 471QCL
Paper: Echo Park Be Mine Collection Love Letters
Dies: Spellbinders Foliage and Fancy Tags 2
Seam Binding: Hug Snug Summer Rose
Border Punch: EK Success Double Embossed Dotted Lace, Dotted Scallop
Ink: Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Spun Sugar, Momento Tuxedo Black