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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Nesting Blossoms Felt Flower Tutorial

Hello everyone!  I hope you are having a wonderful day.  It's bright and early here...or should I say dark and early?  I'm all dressed and ready for my first day on the job.

Today's tutorial is a how to on the felt flowers I created for Lifestyle Crafts nesting release.  They got requests for a "how to"...and the rest is history.

I used the Nesting Blossoms from the Lifestyle Crafts nesting release to create these fun flowers.

While these felt flowers may look difficult, they are actually rather easy.  I give you a couple of options for assembly, but I used a stapler.  I know...a stapler.  But that should illustrate to you exactly how easy these are!  If you can use a stapler, you can make these flowers.

In the video, I didn't attach anything to the back of my flower.  The possibilities, however, are endless.  You can use these as a magnet, hair clips, decor for boxes, gift bags...you get it.

I hope you enjoy this video....and I hope you have a fabulous day!  I would love your prayers for a good day for me as well!

****Note-I purchased my felt from Paper Trey Ink.



12 comments:

  1. These are so cute thanks for the tutorial... I love them
    Judy

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  2. This is really cool! The endless possibilites... I will try it with my Cuttle Bug and get back to you on the sucesss of that. Also where did you get your higher quality felt?

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  3. Great tutorial, Carissa! These flowers turned out so cute! I love them!

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  4. Love these! I want to make some of these as magnets and with iTop photo buttons of my kids to give to their grandmas. I've tried die cutting wight the "cheap" felt and didn't like the results. I didn't trealize there are different grades of felt. Please suggest where to get this beautiful 100% felt. Thank you!

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  5. Wow! These are cute! They are now on my must try list!

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  6. These are really great, I've never heard of them before, they're so pretty! And you only used a stapler---I think I can even hanle that, new sewing required!!!! ;)

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  7. These are just beautiful Carissa :) Thanks for showing how to make them!

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  8. Love these flowers! Great tutorial and thanks for the tip about the kind of felt to use! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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  9. Thank you so much for this felt flower tutorial, using nesting dies and quality felt. Very helpful.

    http://blog.neatthings-boutique.com

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  10. nice~

    http://rionacraft.blogspot.com/

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  11. I want to make these flower but I dont have the dies :(

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