A Scraphappy Southernbelle

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Bodacious Burlap!!!

Mornin' Yall! Aymee here bright and early on this Thursday morning. I hope all of you are having a wonderful day so far!!! Yesterday, I started to once again dig into the fabulous March kit at Scrapbook Circle. As yall may already know (LOL), I am crazy over the burlap that was included with the kit. It is just so functional and I love the texture! So while scrappin', I thought of another wonderful use for this scrappy medium...burlap lollipop flowers!!! They are so fun and easy to make! Plus super cute! Of course, I also had to include some of my new adhesive products from Helmar!!! I am now a big Helmar fan! There adhesives rock! For this project I used the Zap Dots (which are 3D double sided adhesives), Scrap Dots, and adhesive runner.

To make the burlap lollipop flower:
1. Trace 3 sizes of circles onto the back of burlap. Cut out.
2. Crinkle each circle into the palm of your hand several times. This will cause the edges to fray a tad and give some good texture.
3. Layer circles and attach together with brad. Fluff up the layers of your lollipop flowers if desired.
4. Attach to cardstock using the Helmar Scrap Dots.

Here is my card. I hope you can see this pretty good. I was up late last night and had to take this pic indoors.

Oooh, and another new (well, new to me) toy that I used on the card....Glimmer Mist! Man, how did I go so long without using this stuff?!!! I love it. I bought some during our trip to Gatlinburg this past weekend. The store I went to had a huge display and I bet I looked and looked for like 30 minutes! I just could not decide what color to buy. I finally decided on a 'Coffee' brown color. I figured I used brown a lot, so I would start with it. But I can tell you now that I am going to definitely be buying a lot more of this awesome stuff!!!

To show the dimension of the burlap lollipop flower...

Thanks for droppin' in today guys! I am off to scrap! I need to work on a project with the Cri-Kits gelly pens again and some other things. I'll share asap! Yall have a fabulous day, take care, and Happy Scrappin'! :)
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Melissa said...

OMGoodness I LOVE this card! The burlap flower is fabulous!

Diana said...

LOVE this flower! I'm gonna have to try this!

Liz said...

Fabulous girl

Audrey Frelx said...

I LOVE this card!!! Now I'm going to have to invest in some "Bodacious Burlap" LOL!!!

That is really a fantastic card!

Vieve said...

I am going to have to scraplift this...love the flower!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

This is so cute I love it. The flower is wonderful.

flowerdisco said...

what a beautiful card and the beautiful-beautiful burlap flower. thanks for the tut too.

Dayna said...

WOW!! This is so gorgeous!! I love that burlap flower!! And that little hello banner is great!

shari said...

Your burlap flowers are so cute! I'm going to have to pick up some burlap and try this, it sounds easy. Love the card! Shari (cricutrookie)

Kray said...

Very pretty Aymee. Will need to chat soon!

ArchivingAngel said...

Hi Aymee~ the flower is gorgeous- just love it! The entire card came out lovely.
Thanks for sharing about the helmar products, they are new to me also.

Nanne said...

wow Aymee.. you can even make burlap look good :O) Love the idea!!