Valentine Flowers

Here’s a fun project to dress up your Valentine table. 



These are made with the new Raspberry Tart DSP (front two) and a retired Real Red DSP (back one.)  Cut a strip of DSP 2″ x 12 and use your scallop edge punch to punch the long edge.  Score between each scallop and accordion fold.  Overlap the short edges to made a circle and collapse it into a flower – use a pop up glue dot in the center to hold it in place.  Stamp 2 hearts from A Happy Heart and adhere one on each side of your flower.  Insert a bamboo skewer (found at the grocery store) pointed end towards the center.  I used Crystal Effects to attach it. 



Put a small piece of Styrofoam into the little bucket – or any small container – and push the skewer into the Styrofoam.  Add some Crystal Effects to anchor it down.  Tie some organdy ribbon around the skewer (wish I had the new white organdy to show you – it looks soooo pretty in the catalog!) 

I didn’t have any “shred” to finish the bucket so I cut a 2″ circle, made a hole in the center with my anywhere hole punch and slit the circle to the center.  Shred would look better but this was a quick cover!  Enjoy!  Hugs, Fran

Updated: January 22, 2009 — 1:26 pm

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  1. What a cute idea! You are incredibly talented!

  2. These are too cute for words. I love them.

  3. Love this idea and would love to make some, but I am having trouble with the directions and maybe my mind is in a fog this morning I am having trouble with the punching. My scallops are up side down on the 2 x 12 and if I punch all the way through the scallops are not attached, what am I doing wrong? I have been staring at the paper and instructions for the last 10 minutes Help!

  4. These are wonderful. Thanks for sharing your projects and giving instructions!!

  5. This is just stunning! Love it and thanks for sharing!

  6. These are so very pretty and creative, Fran!! I love them!!

  7. I can’t wait to try and make these.

  8. Nice blog here! Also your website loads up fast! What host are you using? I wish my website loaded up as fast as yours lol

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