Tuesday Tutorial - Simple Paper Poppy Flower Video Tutorial


Hello!!  I really hope you are all well and staying safe in these scary and trying times. 

Whimsy Stamps have a March Special Release and this Poppy Flower Die Set and Lattice A2 Die is part of the release.  



I managed to squeeze in some time ....  after 2 years of no video making ....  and filmed a quick video to show just how quick and easy it is to make these paper flowers.  I used 160gsm (60lb)paper for the blue poppies, and 300gsm (110lb) card for the red poppies.  I did try and film the tutorial with the red card but the lighting and the video were not having a bit of it.  After umpteen attempts I went with the blue.  You'll see how much more life-like and crinkled the red flowers are, that's down to using the thicker card so do experiment with scraps, you'll get a different result with different card/paper thicknesses as you can see from the two pictures below (click to enlarge)


  


I used the Lattice die as the background for both cards, and adhered 3 die cuts together to give more depth to the background and finished off both cards with a sentiment from the Adopt don't Shop Dogs clear stamp set and Nuvo drops in black.




That's it from me today.  Please stay safe and keep your distance!


  




11 comments

  1. Thanks for gorgeous tutorial.

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  2. Beautiful flowers and cards! I'd love to know how you finish off the poppies. Do you trim the excess stamen? Do you use hot glue to attach the finished flower to your project?

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    1. Thanks Andrea. Yep, I trim off the excess stamens and use hot glue to attach the flowers to the card. You can use a gel or thick tacky glue but I'm impatient and love the instant gratification of the "hot glue grab" 😁

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  3. Beautiful cards and beautiful flowers. Enjoyed the video showing how you made them. TFS

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  4. What a fantastic tutorial Bev. I love watching you create. Both these designs are just gorgeous xoxo

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