Pretty Paper Bow Flowers
These Pretty Paper Bow Flowers from I Love to Create are adorable embellishments for scrapbook layouts, gift wrap, and so much more. These homemade paper flowers come in various shapes, sizes, and styles, but they're all easy to make. You can coordinate your flowers to the wrapping paper you have on hand. You can even use simple brown grocery bags and twine so that nothing distracts from your stunning paper crafts. Your friends and family will be so impressed by how much thought you put into making their gifts look beautiful inside and out.
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- Aleene's Tacky Dot singles
- Aleene's tacky double stick sheets
The first one made by cutting out four wavy circles. After cutting them I tried to curl the edges in a little and I used an ink pad to antique the edges of each layer. I used Aleene's Tacky Dot singles to hold the layers together and to attach it to the present. I love glue dots for paper crafting. They are easy and clean.
For the second flower I cut a long strip of paper with pinking shears. Then I cut slits down the entire strip and rolled it. I cut a small square of Aleene's tacky double stick sheets for this one and planted the flower on it. Both sides are sticky, so it essentially makes your flower a sticker to use when you want to.
I added a few paper leaves just to add a little something.
For the last flower I took a scalloped paper punch and cut out two of the circles. I antiqued the edges of both and cut slits in the top one, curling the edges inwards a bit. Then I made a smaller circle to go on top of it. I used the tacky dots on this one as well.
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