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Friday, February 26, 2016

Spotlight Artist - Samra - Handmade Flowers

Hello dear "Anything But Cute" readers!

Samra here, and thrilled to show you how I make the flowers for my projects. Mind you, this is nothing new, but it is the presentation of how I create flowers. So, there will be tons of pictures, everything is very self explanatory and as you will see, I don't have any fancy tools, just what I can find in my kitchen or crafting supplies that helps with the process.



















Now, I'll show you how I make flowers with pearl stamens. (Prepping of the petals is the same as it is for the roses)









Very important thing is that you add glue on the bottom to ensure that flower does not come apart. And here are a few pics for the smaller flower version:




Now onto the wrapping tissue paper flowers: the only difference in making this type of flowers as oppose to paper/card stock flowers that you have to take several die cuts of the same size and glue them together to the stamen before going to the next size cutouts.







Well, that is it from me...I hope you found some useful tips and that you enjoyed this picture show :) There is still plenty of time to join in on our current challenge Grungy Love hosted by Sara Emily.

Thank you for stopping by...
Samra

34 comments:

  1. Wow Samra, this is just amazing! I love those tissue flowers, this technique definitely goes onto my must-try list! Thanks for all your hard work on this fantastic spotlight post! hugs :)

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  2. Your flowers are always beautiful, I will have to save this tutorial. Thank you!

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  3. Your flowers are always beautiful, I will have to save this tutorial. Thank you!

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  4. Great tutorial Samra, always adore your elegant flowers.
    Hugs, Julie x

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    1. Thank you sooo much Julie :) Truly appreciate you stopping by:)

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  5. Fabulous tutorial, Samra! You make it look so easy, but I know it's not! Love those tissue paper flowers! And I know that your flowers are even more gorgeous in person :):)!

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    1. Aww, my dear Sara Emily!!! Making the flowers gets easier over and faster over the years :) I am glad you like the bunch I sent you :)

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  6. Fantastic and easy to follow tutorial, Samra! These tissue paper flowers are to die for and I (like Sara) also know how beautiful they are in person :) I adore your handmade flowers! Hugs!

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  7. Your flowers are the most gorgeous handmade flowers I've seen, Samra!! Thank you so much for showing us how to make them!! Fabulous tutorial and stunning flwoers my friend!!

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    1. Thank you so much Lisa! I am glad you like the tutorial and my flowers :)

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  8. This is such a brilliant tutorial Samra! I loved seeing your step by steps, your flowers always look so beautiful on your work. I especially love the tissue flowers, they look stunning! I have that die too - woohoo, so I am definitely going to try your technique. Thanks so much for sharing. Hugs, Anne xx

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  9. Wow! Your flowers are gorgeous! And a great tutorial on how you made them! Thank you for sharing that!

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    1. Thank you Lori :), I am glad you stopped by and liked what I did :)

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  10. Samra - dear me - you are a patient patient gal for sure. Your flowers are completely STUNNING. I was just so enthralled reading and watching you create them. So intricate and beautiful. XX j.

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    1. Oh my, I am humbled by you praise, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!

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  11. Bookmarked to return - these look stunning Samra - thanks for sharing. Nicola x

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    1. Nicola, my dear!!! Good to see you stop by!!! I am honored that you bookmarked this page!!!

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  12. Samra dear, your flowers are always drop dead gorgeous! Ibhave tried to make some pretty flowers but never quite get the fluffy ones! This is definitely a huge skill and talent! I am totally going to try the tissue paper ones! Thanks for the awesome sauce tutorial and the fantabulous process pics! Hugz to you muffin!

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    1. Thank you so much for such kind words, your support and admiration is truly appreciated :)

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  13. Gorgeous flowers!! and Awesome tutorial too! Thanks for sharing this detailed & step by step tutorial:)

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    1. Thank you so much!!! I am glad you like the flowers and my picture tutorial :)

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  14. These are gorgeous thanks for showing us - you haven't mentioned the die at all, could you let me know what it is called?

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    1. It is Spellbinders Rose Creation. Sorry about that...

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    2. Thanks for getting back to me it is now ordered and eagerly awaited!

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  15. Thanks so much for sharing how you make your beautiful flowers Samra, great tutorial! Deb xo

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  16. Wow these are gorgeous!! I really love how they turn out, just fabulous!

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope that people will turn to this photo tutorial when trying to make their own flowers :)

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  17. i had a bunch of my artwork digitized by <a href="www.scandigital.com/photo-scanning-service.php”>ScanDigital.</a>I chose them because they do all their scanning in house in the united states.

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  18. i had a bunch of my artwork digitized by <a href="www.scandigital.com/photo-scanning-service.php”>ScanDigital.</a> I chose them because they do all their scanning in house in the united states.

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