Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Wire Flower Tutorial

Did you like the flowers I created for the challenge at Let's get Shabby??? well if you did here are the instructions.

What you need:
Floral wire
Glimmer Mist or Alcohol ink
Candle or liquid Fray

Here are the steps:
1. Determine the size of flower you want and figure out how big you want the petals to be. I made mine using around 4" of wire but it's totally up to you. The best thing to do is to play with different sizes.
2. Create a petal using the floral wire.
3. Glue the floral wire to ribbon and let it dry for at least 2 hrs. Make sure the wire is completely glued to the ribbon. After two hours or so cut around the wire.
4. Carefully "run" petals using a candle or use fraying glue.
5. Ink or mist petals with Tattered Angels glitter mist or Tim Holtz ink
6. Gather 2 petals, twist; then gather 3 more twist. Put the two groups together and done!
7. Now for the fun part...embellish you flower(s) with pearls, buttons, glitter or just about anything...


Axes DesigNs said...

Mira que bellas quedaron ... muy bonitas flores ... gracias por el tutorial!

Toni said...

Leslie, These flowers are beautiful & thank you so much for showing us how to make them!!! I'm going to have to give it a try!!! Beautiful lo & thanks for playing with us at SHABBY!!!

karlabacita said...

que bonitas flores, aquí no he visto esos sprays de color :( pero se ve re chulo, supongo que podría usar cintas de colores. saluditossssssssss

PaMi said...

Woooow que bellas flores :D me encanto y como dices que pacienciaaa!! :D gracias por el tutto!!

☼ Carolina Artesanías ☼ said...

lindo! gracias!!
quedan súper lindas!!
un abrazo

Sandra Perdomo said...

Leslie , esas flores estan hermosas , voy a tratar de hace unas a ver como me quedan , gracias por el tutorial

nenaKoss said...

leslie ke buen tuto y el resultado es fantastico!!!! esta hermoso tienes mucha creatividad muchas gracias por compartirla con nosotros

Jess said...

Leslie, preciosas las flores, gracias por el tutorial.

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