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A Flower Embellishment

Spring is blooming – and so it’s time to create a new flower with gorgeous May Arts Ribbons!  I’ve made tons of ribbon flowers, but this one has a few variations that I thought gave it a different look.

Flower Embellishment

Die cut a circle of Scor-Pal tape sheets, and a matching cardstock circle.  Use a color of paper that matches your ribbon.  Attach the adhesive to the cardstock.

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Take 2 yards of sheer ribbon, and cut tabs along the length.

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Starting on the outside of the sticky circle, start wrapping the ribbon, but gather the ribbon a little bit as you go.

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After the flower base is completely covered, quickly hit over the ribbon with a heat gun to melt and shape the flower petals.  (Make sure to hold the flower still with something that won’t heat up – like a pencil).  Apply the flower to your project.

Flower Embellishment

Blog post by: Gini Williams Cagle

May Arts Ribbons Used:

May Arts Sheer Ombre Ribbon

May Arts Ribbon Woven Burlap

May Arts Ribbon Paper Cord

May Arts Eyelet Trim

Partners in Craft Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:

  • Studio 490 Stamp – Ticket to Art LCS001
  • Anna Griffin/ Cuttlebug Embossing Folder- Brocade
  • Clearsnap Ink – ColorBox Pigment (Stucco)
  • Fiskars Fuse Die Cutting Machine
  • CTMH Heat Gun

  1. Michele Smith

    Oh my goodness~ I tried this once and failed miserably. Didn't think about cutting the little niches in the ribbon. Can't wait to try this one again!! Thanks for the inspiration

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  2. K. Earley

    That flower is awesome! I want to put some of those on pillows!

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  3. Sue D

    Very pretty–thanks for sharing how you made this.

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  4. kathy/NorthCarolina

    This is fabulous!  Looks like a hydrangea,and that is a very good thing!

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  5. Maureen Hayes

    What I love is how Hydranga-like this flower looks.  It is beautiful and so full. Thanks for sharing how to make this beauty, I am off to give it a go!

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  6. by belle

    Lovely!!!

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  7. Beth W

    Be still my beating heart-that is gorgeous!

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  8. Virginia Fynes

    That flower looks great, clever idea!

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  9. Jennifer Scull

    my first response when I saw this was 'wow'! out loud even! this is beautiful! 🙂

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