This was my "Alter It Monday" project for Posh Designs Scrapbook Store in Montreal. I LOVE creating these flowers!! I had to share them with you all.
Here is a really pretty and different way to create some blossoms for your altered art projects.
You will need some rose petals in a white or light color. I used some from the wedding/bridal section of a craft store. You can also take apart an existing flower or cut your own out of fabric.
I used 5 solid white petals for the flower itself and 2 sheer petals for the leaves.
I started off by taking my Glimmer Mist and spraying the flower petals with two different colors from the same color family.
After that, I misted with another color, Marshmallow, to add some depth and extra sparkle.
The leaves were misted with Glimmer Mist as well. I used a light green and a dark green.
Once the petals dried, they looked like this.
Now it is time for assembly!
Using some quick dry fabric glue, like Fabritac, I laid down a glue line like this on each flower petal. Letting the glue set for a moment and get super sticky is a great thing to do.
I folded each side in on itself like this to create dimension in the petals.
The leaves were glued and folded in similar way, but I only folded one side in.
Once the glue has set, this is what has been created.
I then gathered up the petals one by one in my fingers to create the flower. I overlapped them on one side and continued around in a circular fashion.
Once the petals were all gathered, I simply stapled them together in the center to hold them in place.
The leaves were glued in place on the back side using the Fabritac glue.
Now you have a flower!
But wait, let's take it one step further and add a cool vintage button to the center to really finish it off and to cover up that staple.
There you have it! A Glimmer Mist Blossom!