Monday, February 7, 2011

Best Creations Flower Blog Hop

WELCOME

We are having our First Blog Hop of the new season today and our theme is "Creating Handmade Spring Flowers" On each blog you will find lots of incredible projects and ways to create and use spring flowers that you can make yourself! In order to win our Grand Prize be sure and collect the kinds of flowers made on each blog and send the list to teresa@bestcreation.us. Also be sure and leave comments along your way on each of our DTs. blogs and especially on the Best Creation blog at the end of the hop. Be sure and check out http://www.bestcreationinc.blogspot.com/ for the list of prizes you are going to win.

Jona
Brittny
Nancy Burke
Kim Arledge
Petra Offrell
Liz Chidester
Jodi Wilton
Kim Holmes
Irit Shalom
Sandy Ang
Julie Walton
Alicia Barry
Nicole Wise
Katarina Damm
Emily Branch
Karen Taylor {that is me…so you are here]
Karen Thind
Sarah Mullanix
Tina McDonald
Tracey Taylor
Teresa Horner

To make my SCALLOPED FRINGED FLOWER for this card you will need to first need to cut a strip of Best Creations Inc. paper to 3/4 inch.

flower hop 1
I used BGP101 LILAC SWIRL

lilac swirlYUMMY!!

Cut along strip with fringe scissors.

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Cut along fringed strip with scalloped scissors.
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ink edges

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Put a glue on the end of strip and wrap the strip around it self curling the fringe outward as you go…add glue as needed to keep the flower tight.

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Now we can add our beautiful flower to our card and finish it!

Here is my finished card...

and a couple of close up photos.

For the rest of card I used Best Creation's Inc. Bunny Love.

From Here head over to the wonderful and talented Karen Thind’s blog for you next stop on this blog hop!

Thanks for stopping by...don't forget to become a follower of Best Creations Blog and all of the design team....they are all so very inspiring!

Come back tomorrow as I share a Valentine's Card as a guest designer for Papertakes Weekly Challenge!

Until Next time....be creative

72 comments:

hilde janbroers said...

gorgeous! I need to get my hands on those scissors!

Best Creation Inc. said...

Love these flowers!! Great job Karen :)

Sandy Ang said...

It's the first time I've seen fringe scissors. Learning something new each time I hop on.

Irit Shalom said...

What a great flower and fantastic project!

Sarah Mullanix said...

Your flowers and card are absolutely GORGEOUS!!!

Jeanne said...

Oh wow wo wow this is too cute and so creative! I knew I needed those scissors!
TFS!

Meg said...

I can't wait to make these! I need to put those scissors to good use!

Beatriz Rubio De Kimmel said...

love love love this flower tutorial, so cute and different!!
TFS your talent
-BK

CheckerBeads said...

Love the shabby chic flower!

Anne

pysselpetra said...

Love the frilly flowers . Love the project and must have those scissors :)

Ashly said...

wow!!! i have been wanting these scissors for a while now. NEED TO GET SOME thanks for sharing.

Emily Branch said...

WOW!!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE these flowers!! The fringe scissors are sooo awesome in making such beautiful flowers! This card is SOOOOO luscious---I am in awe of your beautiful work.

PS I think it's great you have a pet parrot! Mr Green (mine) loves to sit in the office with me while I craft!

Christa said...

These are lovely! So soft and gorgeous!

EstherT said...

very nice flowers - they would make great chrysanthemums!!!
~Thanks, Esther

Teresa Jaye said...

awesome idea to use the scallop after the fringe! your card is absolutely amazing!

Britt said...

such great little flowers! they take on a whole new life with the inked eges! love them!

Kittys Creation said...

that flower is awesome!! Very Beautiful.

Kristi said...

so far loving yours the best! what a shock......NOT LOL
love ou and thanks for making all aware on FB of the hop! Kristi

Becky said...

Wow very creative and very pretty! I've never seen fringe scissors. Have to look them up!

JuliesAddiction said...

I started out trying to make something like this but yours are so much more beautiful!!

Leah Crowe said...

oh my gravy.. these flowers are gorgeous!! I've not seen any like them before.. so brilliant!!

Gisèle said...

now that's fun:-))

LisaM said...

Love,love, love these flowers! TFS!

Eve said...

now these are my kid of flowers very shabby chic
i like them a lot

Bethany said...

That project is stunning!

Audrey Pettit said...

OHMYWOWZERS! Is this ever gorgeous,Karen! I am in love with your flowers, but the entire design of this card is just out of this world. LOVE!

Carrie said...

Another new favorite!

Kim said...

Karen...the flowers are fabulous and your card is Stunning!!!!!

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

I have fringed scissors and haven't used them yet, so now I know what to do with them.

Susie said...

Very cute flower...Thanks for the tutorial.

Julie Wasson said...

lovely flower
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Joanna said...

I need some of those fringe scissors. Great flowers.

Tracey Taylor said...

This is gorgeous!

Tina McDonald said...

This is GORGEOUS Karen!!!!!

Ann said...

Beautiful flowers, and love how easy those scissors make this.

MariLynn said...

I love your quilled fringe flowers. So pretty.

Alicia Barry said...

Oh wow, how have I lived without fringe scissors for so long. Love these flowers.

Lisa Watson said...

love these flowers!!

Catherine said...

I love the details of this flower.

Michelle McClure said...

That card looks like so much work, how can you part with it? I've never seen anyone use those fringe scissors, thanks for the tip.

Tricia said...

So creative! I love those fringe scissors- I've never seen them before. Super cute!

nicole said...

Absolutely gorgeous. I think I may have found my new favourite flower. Thanks for sharing.

Michele N said...

Love those flowers and the fringe scissors! Very beautiful card too. Good job.

KerrynF said...

Absolutely amazing flower, I would love those scissors

Ange said...

Fun flower! Cute card!!

debbiefitz said...

I just knew I needed those fringe scissors! Gorgeous work!

JAVAGIRL said...

tHIS IS SO STUNNING i LOVE IT SO MUCH... i HAVE A FRINGE DIE AND BEEN WANTING TO GET MARTHA SCISSCORS

JAVAGIRL said...

tHIS IS SO STUNNING i LOVE IT SO MUCH... i HAVE A FRINGE DIE AND BEEN WANTING TO GET MARTHA SCISSCORS

Elizna said...

These flowers are just sooooo gorgeous! Thank you..

Tifany said...

Thanks for sharing!

-Tifany
http://inkblotsbytrd.blogspot.com

GinniG said...

WOWOWOWOW!!! Absolutely INCREDIBLE!

laurel said...

Beautiful!!!

Jules said...

Gorgeous Flowers and amazing cards just beautiful Thanks for the inspiration and TFS

ScrappinAnn said...

You are talented and creative. This is the first time I have seen the fringe scissors in action. Like it alot.
I am a new follower. I hope you will visit my blog too.
Thanks.
ScrappinAnn@gmail.com
annlenth.blogspot.com

Kelly C said...

wow - those are fabulous and look perfect on your card, I love the victorian feel to them!

Carolyn Wolff said...

Brilliant. They are so delicate. Thanks for sharing.

Mona E said...

Gorgeous flowers! I am about to make a card in shabby chic style and these would be perfect on it. Thanks for sharing. Hugs...Mona

Darcy said...

that flower is insane!

pghgirl said...

Love these flowers! Your card is really beautiful! TFS!

joybear said...

Such a lovely card! The flowers are beautiful!

Rhonda V. said...

Love your fringe flowers and that card is just utterly breathtaking!

I need one of those fringe scissors now!!!

p.s. you might want to check out your blog background. : )

Kirsteen said...

Cool idea. Thanks for sharing x

Lillian Child said...

Great tutorial and SUCH a lovely flower creation!

And I just discovered your blog and am now a follower. So very nice to meet you!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

Ms. Tina said...

Beautiful! I didn't know there was a fringe scissors ~ need to get myself a pair and try these flowers. :)

Aimee (aka carolinagirl) said...

I have made these flowers before but have never thought of using the scalloped scissors!! Cool idea!!

ruth said...

Wow! Pretty!

Karen Denson said...

Great flower and oh my gosh what a beautiful card.

Linda Beeson said...

I am so going to try making those amazing flowers! I will have to break down and get those scissors too, I suppose! I just love how they turned out and what they look like on your gorgeous creation.

Linda Beeson said...

I am so going to try making those amazing flowers! I will have to break down and get those scissors too, I suppose! I just love how they turned out and what they look like on your gorgeous creation.

joanne wardle said...

love your fringed flowers

Mothers Day Flowers Delivery said...

Great flowers! It looks so simple to do, although i'm sure you make it look easy! I need some of those fringe scissors!

Lisa said...

Karen, I am so in love with those flowers and the finished card. Absolutely beautiful. I'd been introduced to fringe scissors before but never bought a pair - now I'm thinking I need to!!

By the way, thanks (again? did I already leave a comment about it) for visiting and following my blog. I look forward to getting to know you better - and your talents!
Lisa