Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Flower Pot Arrangement

Instructions for Flower Pot arrangement:

Using the Cindy Loo cartridge select a 12x12 piece of heavy pattern paper or cardstock for your flower pot. On page 75 of the handbook select the FlwrPtBx and with the Cricut Expression turn on the Fit To Page option.

Select pattern papers you'd like to use for your flowers. Starting with Flower1 on page 49 cut at 4" 3 times.
Then cut Flower1-s at 4", 3 times.
Next, Flower1-s with the Layer opiton on at 4", cut 3 times.
Finally, Flower1 with Layer option on at 4", cut 3 times.
Adhere flowers together.

For second type of flower, select Flower2 on page 50. Cut at 4", 4 times. (2 of the cuts are glued on the backside of the flower for extra support)
Then, Flower2-s cut at 4", 2 times.
Next, Flower2 Layer on at 4", 2 times.
Finally, adhere flowers together.

For the leaves, on page 48 select Branch1. Cut at 4", 4 times. (2 of the cuts are glued ont he backside of the branch for extra support)

Dry emboss the branch leaves using the Cuttlebug, Swiss Dots embossing folder.

Use bamboo scures and a hot glue gun to adhere the flowers and branches to and stick them into tissue paper that is in the flower pot. Decorate the flower pot as desired, adding Fruit Punch Stickles to the pot and flowers.


Sonya said...

My goodness Leah, your flower pot is amazing!Just beautiful!! thankyou for the instructions,I would love to have a go at making one, just not sure if I have the patience or skill!!
Thankyou for the lovely comments you left on my blog, and your prayers, youngest son arrived home saftly the next day and by then I was not feeling so growly LOL, guess he is just being 15!.
Hope all is well with you and yours. Sending hugs xoxo

Sandy said...

This is beautiful! It will be a great gift for someone. I love the pretty colors and all the texture you added. Gorgeous!

Dana said...

This is incredible Leah, holy crow! So, so awesome!

Deedee Anderson said...

Wow, Leah -- how fun is this!!! Beautiful arrangement, and definitely the kind that won't wilt after a few days. Love it! Hugs, Deedee

Belinda said...

So pretty! Lovely arrangement!!!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Oh, Leah, this is soooo cute! Love the variety and fab colors!

Kim said...

The flower pot is beautiful. Have to keep this in mind. Would make a nice gift.

Lee said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! I love 3D projects.

Jenny said...

Gorgeous, love this!! So pretty!! :) :) :) :) :) have a great weekend!!!

IamDerby said...

Wow, this is so cool! Gorgeous!

Crystal said...

this is a FABULOUS project girl! i just adore it! i am definitely gonna make one for my mom's best friend, who hasn't been feeling well! she would love it! thanks for always sharing your amazing creations! hugs & love!