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Enough doodling around because I have got lots to share.

Today is going to be like going to the garden center. This week, you will have three choices. Let's end May with a BLOOM!!! flower

When the DT began their planning my first thought was one of my favorite summer flowers. Gerbera daisies.

There is no point of re-inventing the wheel "Stamping with Noel" has an awesome tutorial using the Sissix Daisie #2 Die. I am sure on one of the Cricut cartidges there would be a petal flower that would work or Spellbinders probably has a multi petal flower, too.

Here is the tutorial link

http://www.stampingwithnoel.com/2011/02/flowers-the-first-in-a-series.html

and this is a card, that I sent to Marie with a Daisy on it. The daisies are great for cards or LOs and could be popped on an Art Journal page.

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Open Flowers

Kelly asked how the flowers were made on a post during SEED Week. I have attempted to put together a little tutorial. The nice thing about these flowers is they are light and open.

You will needed 1/8 strips of paper, Tombo Glue, 3/8 paper circle, center --- brad, button

1. Cut strips of paper desired link. A 3 strip will make a flower 2 to 3 in diameter.

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2. Glue your ends together.

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They can be left as the loop.
You can put loops inside loops. Start with your smallest and build outward.

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The curved may be pinched to give a pointed petal.

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3. Place glue on the circle. I place my petal so they form quaters.

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Fill in remaining petals, the number of petals depends on the size of the loop.

4. Make a center for your flower --- button, brad, paper circle with glitter or Stickle... your choice.

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The flowers can be used alone or stacked as I have done on this LO.

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And while I was trying to find a tutorial for the above flowers, I saw these cute flowers done with strips of paper, I just had to share because they are so easy and what a great way to use up scraps.

http://lizziemade.blogspot.ca/2010/05/paper-flower-tutorial-part-2-flowers.html

Enjoy ladies!! Hope to see lots of May BLOOMS on your projects this week. Waiting to see your creations combined with Find It Friday and Sketch Saturday.
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Wow, some of these are so simple! I'm not going to bother buying flowers anymore! Just made this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSv-3NbOAQk

didn't have the star burst punch so used a brad... but I have the other two punches... so easy and quick!
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She has some great flowers on her site. I had the site there but took it out! Glad you shared it Jessica.
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Wow. Lots of great tutorials! I think I'm going to try my hand at the Gerbera daisy today. Smile I'll let you know how it goes!!
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I don't have those punches but do have a SU daisy die in my hot little hands. I've been waiting to use it ever since Linda mentioned this possibility several weeks ago!! Laughing
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Awesome tutorials.. and so much to chose from.. I may just make them all and stick them on a layout!
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Looking forward to seeing your LO, Helen and your flower Kelly!
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Linda, did you see I tried the strip flowers for one of the SEED challenges? They were fun!
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Wow I love those daisy flowers! Thanks for sharing.
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spuccini wrote:
Linda, did you see I tried the strip flowers for one of the SEED challenges? They were fun!

I will have to go back and look. I thought, they were a great way to use left over paper!
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They're very pretty! Flowers are so easy to make Smile
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I put a Gerbera daisy on a card I made for my dil this afternoon. Smile
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That's so pretty Kelly! I love the embossing!
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Thanks!!
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I agree, very pretty!
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Very pretty, Kelly!!!
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Beautiful Kelly!!! Your dil will love it!!!
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Thanks. Smile
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Thanks for sharing, great tutorials for us all! Nice idea!
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