Stampers’ Q&A: How do I make a flower with the Blossoms Petal Punch?

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Hello stampers!  Just a few days ago, I pulled out the Build-a-blossom stamp set and Blossom Petals Punch and I LOVED the resulting card that I made with it.  I found it a bit tricky to figure out the best way to put this flower together, so today’s Stampers’ Q&A is just that….How to use the Build a Blossom Stamp Set and coordinating Blossom Petals Punch!

A few tricks I can tell you about:

  • Stamp your flower petals on little scraps of leftover cardstock.  The punch punches out 4 different petals, so if you use a good sized sheet, you will get a lot of waste.  Great way to use up scraps!
  • Punch a circle (at least 1 3/8) to glue the petals to.
  • Use the edge of your bone folder to curl the petals a bit.
  • Use 2 Way Glue of Tombow Multipurpose glue to adhere petals to your punched circle.
  • Use another circle (3/4″ is good) to adhere to the middle of the finished flower to ensure proper stickage! 
  • Use a brad to secure all layers together and look pretty!
  • Send this card to someone you know will appreciate all your hard work ;)

STAMPIN’ UP SUPPLIES:

  • Build a Blossom Stamp Set (WM 121923, CM 121994)
  • STAMPIN’ UP INK PADS:  105211 Regal Rose
  • STAMPIN’ UP CARDSTOCK:  111351 Pink Pirouette
  • STAMPIN’ UP ACCESSORIES:   121782 Springtime Vintage Designer Series Paper, 104430 Dimensionals, 121808 Blossom Petals Punch, 109055 Very Vanilla 5/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon, 119860 1- 3/8″ Circle Punch, 119873 3/4″ Circle Punch, 110755 Tombow Mulitpurpose Adhesive, 100425 2 Way Glue Pen
  • BIG SHOT SUPPLIES:  113439 Big Shot Machine, 120175 Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder

 

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January 14th at 9 pm. 

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  • Merri Jensen January 14, 2011, 3:38 pm

    “Proper stickage”! I LOVE IT!!! You are such a hoot!

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