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Large Snowflake, not just for Christmas

Hi everyone, it’s almost the weekend! Most people I have spoken to have already received the Christmas Cracker and stamp’s they ordered from Create and Craft. Today I wanted to share a little trick I found with the Large Snowflake stamp while I was playing with it. I made flowers, not only Christmas flowers but summer flowers too! If you saw my blue box on TV then you will have seen it had the snowflake flowers on it. I had wanted to put a picture of the box on this post but it appears in my haste to get it off to Kay for the show I neglected to take some. The next time I head down to HQ I will have camera in hand ready to take a photo. So without further waffling from me here is how to turn a snowflake into a flower……

Here I have stamped out just the centre of the Large Snowflake, below I have marked out where to cut to make two different shaped flowers.

The left one makes a beautiful summer rounded flower, take a ball tool or a bone folder and round the edges bending them up gently to create a 3d flower. The one on the right can be either made into a different summer flower by the same method or pinching each petal down the centre to make a poinsettia.

Enjoy your weekend and don’t forget to enter the new challenge, this months theme is Summer. Also keep an eye open for something coming in oh 3 weeks ish time, but you didn’t hear that from me!

Clare

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0 Comments on Large Snowflake, not just for Christmas

  1. What a brill idea, makes the stamp more versatile
    thanks
    hilary

    Hilary | June 28, 2013 at 12:42 pm () ()
  2. Very clever, Clare!

    Jen | June 28, 2013 at 12:53 pm () ()
  3. Great idea – thanks Clare. x

    Joyce Rigby | June 28, 2013 at 1:11 pm () ()
  4. Oooh! I do like stamps that are versatile. This is a gorgeous snowflake and the flowers would be equally pretty. Thanks for the idea Clare. Pat x

    nannapat | June 28, 2013 at 3:39 pm () ()
  5. Clever girl! Love this snowflake, and I love your flower idea too. Have a great weekend. x

    Linda W | June 28, 2013 at 6:38 pm () ()
  6. That was a great spot Clare…it is always good to have more than one use for a large stamp 😀 XXX

    Gina | June 28, 2013 at 7:43 pm () ()
  7. Well spotted Clare….. the snowflake itself is gorgeous but using it for a flower gives much more scope . tfs.
    x

    loftylass | June 29, 2013 at 10:26 am () ()
  8. Well done, clever girl 🙂 It shows how it can be used all year round.x

    KayHalliwell-sutton | July 12, 2013 at 4:19 pm () ()