Wednesday, January 25, 2012

McGill Carnations

Carnations copy
Today, I get to share with you a project that I made for McGill with their wonderful Paper Blossom Punches.
There are upwards of 20 McGill Carnations on this project, and I really do love the way the Carnations turned out.
McGill Paper Punches:
     -64002 Floriano Paper Blossom Punch
     -64511 Star Lily Paper Blossom Punch
     -64535 Highland Snowflake Paper Blossom Punch
     -65800 Tool Kit
     -65900 Molding Mat
Additional Supplies:
     -Various shades of pink card stock
     -Various shades pink ink (or coloring the edges of each petal)
     -Pink Seam Binding
     -Pink Acrylic Paint
     -Mercury Glass Vase
     -3" Styrofoam Ball
     -Beacon's Fabric Tac
-Beacon's 3 in 1 Adhesive
Create 20 to 25 Carnations following these instructions:

Project Instructions:
  • Paint Styrofoam ball with pink acrylic paint. Allow to dry. Place into the vase.
  • Using Beacon's 3 in 1 Adhesive adhere the McGill Carnations onto the Styrofoam ball.
  • Tie a length of pink seam binding around the vase.

Here’s a close-up of the carnations
Carnations-1 copy
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Linking to:
Totally Paper Crafts ~ Make your own flowers
Hotshot Crafts ~ Flowers 

15 comments:

  1. OMG, these are simply GORGEOUS and very realistic!!!!!! I love them!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Judy Garrelts

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  2. Gorgeous! They look very life-like.

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  3. Asolutely gorgeous!!! Your flowers are amazing!!! : )

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  4. Wow the time that must have gone into these. They're beautiful!

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  5. Oh my Sheri, those are STUNNING!! Can I come visit you and you can teach me to make flowers? LOL I am HORRIBLE at it!! Those seriously look real! Amazing!
    Hugs,
    Tracy Valure

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  6. Holy cow, these look real and they're absolutely gorgeous!! Carnations are my favorite flower! :-)

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  7. absolutely gorgeous! love the colors!!!
    xoxo

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  8. I really thought that these flowers were real. They are stunning!!!!!! Thank you for joining us at Hotshot Craft
    Do you have a tutorial showing how to make these?
    Sarah x

    p.s. I have blog candy for old and new followers on my blog

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  9. Absolutely stunning carnations!!!!!!!

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  10. These are so pretty! Been trying to resist these punches but may have to break down :)

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  11. Just beautiful!! (I'm a little behind. :-))

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  12. What a adorable and sweet card! Love all the little details. Makes it extra special and sweet.

    Plastic Card
    Plastic Card Printing

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  13. Your are so creative! This vase of carnations is stunning!
    Hugs...Barb <><

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  14. OMG! You make the most amazing and gorgeous flowers EVAH!!!! This is stunning and I do believe I might have to give this one a shot! I love the carnations, and what an awesome gift this would make! You are SUCH an enabler! LOL!
    big hugs, Sharon

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