4.13.2010

Paper Scraps



Hello!! Jamie Harder with you today and I am so very excited to share with you my first layout, as a GCD Studios design team member!!
With Spring in the air, I have been on a huge kick of adding butterflies and flowers to my projects. I absolutely LOVE this flocked butterfly that I cut out from the Artsy Urban collection - it is so soft and it mixed beautifully with the papers from the Homespun Chic collection. I continued the butterfly theme at the top of my page, where I misted over an old die cut I had. For added texture, I used the Chip Art tools to make a pattern on the "M" (my daughter's initial). And finally, I made my own cute flower out of paper scraps and today, I am going to show you how to make one!
It is super easy! Here are the steps:
1. Cut 5 paper strips to 3.5 inches long.
2. Fold to desired thickness.
3. Make a loop by glueing ends together.
4. Continue glueing loops together until you have formed your flower.
5. Embellish your flower with a button or as desired!
So don't let any of your beautiful GCD Studios paper go to waste and make a cute flower out of your scraps!!

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Also here are two more GORGEOUS projects from our Guest Designer Laura!

I love the way she used our layover embellishments on this mini

AND the uses of this boarder strip!
Thanks Laura and Jamie for today's post
~H

15 comments:

  1. So pretty! Just love the black and pink combo!

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  2. You are so gifted!! Looooooove this!! Thanks for the flower tutorial...so cute!! That big butterfly really makes this lo pop!! Fantabulous!

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  3. Oh, very cool! Love the flower technique!

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  4. Stunning layout! I love that flower! and the black pulling it all together is awesome!

    Loving these projects by Laura too! wow!

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  5. Amazing projects ladies! Jamie, your flower is so adorable!

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  6. Jamie, you are so talented and I always learn so much from you! Gorgeous layout and ideas!!

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  7. Just gorgeous Jamie & LOVE that flower!!!

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  8. Love love love these. Great first GCD layout Jamie. It's beautiful

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  9. Love the flower Jamie! That LO is fab!!!! and more awesome projects from Laura!!!

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  10. WOW! love your flower and the black really pops on your layout Jamie!!
    beautiful layouts by Laura!

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  11. Hi Laura and Jamie!
    Two thumbs up! :)

    Teri

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  12. Oh my!! I just love your little flower Jamie! It's ingenious!! Your l/o is beautiful!! TFS!

    Laura, your l/o's are gorgeous! Thx for the ideas! I will take all the help I can get in the l/o department!! :)

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  13. Wow love the flower!! There all fab!! Great job ladies:)

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