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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Rolled scallop Rose / video

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Hi all, It seems like forever ago that i have posted here. So much has changed in our every day life with the passing of Granny and has taken time to let all this work its way through. As i sit at the computer here in its new room at the front our our house i can see out the window across the road and it all looks so lonely. 13yrs of checking to see if the door is open is a habit that you don't loose in a hurry. after weeks of cleaning out houses and moving 3 rooms in my own house i have slowly began to get back into what i like to do. I have a new craft space which is nice, neat and new but have found it hard to get inspired in it.....that will come!.... I had made this card a few months ago and its time to share again, something that has helped inspire me. So here we go with a new tutorial and fresh inspiration.

You'll need a round scallop punch or scallop nesties will work too
2 shades of coloured card
tweezers or a large quilling type tool

Now to create the rolled rose hold them together and cut a swirl leaving a small circle in the center...much like the cool swirly snakes you made in school that you hung up everywhere.

To roll the rose i used a large needle with the eye cut off the top and glued into a wooden dowel ( i use this for quilling). Or you could use long nosed tweezers. Place this over the end tip and start to roll around






Roll the whole length and take rose off the needle now let the rose spring open and glue the ends down when you're happy with the size and shape. You can also bend down some of the petals. When gluing to your card cover all the base with a strong glue and add your leaves, I also added some glitter to the petals. A very quick and simple way to do a rose.


Well i hope you have enjoyed this tutorial and i can see this being used in many different cards using different size scallop circles. here's a link to my video tutorial of this rose. We also have finished our back garden ....a labor of love this was ...here's some pics...take care...... Valita




and a last thought

But someday we are going to
see Him in His completeness, face to face.
Now all that I know is hazy and blurred,
but then i will see everything clearly,
just as clearly as God sees into my heart right now.
1 Corinthians 13:12


22 comments:

Gaby said...

Hi Valita,

it´s really good to read from you again.
Thank you for this cool tutorial. What an idea!

And your backyard is really beautiful. Perfect place to relax.

Anonymous said...

Hi Valia,

Glad to see you back...missed your blog and inspiration

Minerva

Emily S said...

Wow this is beautiful!! I'm so sorry for your loss. We missed you!

Baukje said...

So happy to see you posting again, you have been missed. So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother in law, having just lost my father recently, I know how empty and uninspired you feel.
Thank you again for another wonderful tutorial.

Baukje

Denise said...

Hi Valia~ So sorry for your loss~ hugs and prayers to you :) I just love this technique and I can't wait to give it a try! Thanks for the great tutorial! Your card is just gorgeous~ :)

kristinlindstrom said...

Hi Valita!

I'm glad you are back, I missed you! I know inspiration is hard to find through the difficult times in our lives. I just keep trying to remember that he never gives us more than we can handle.

Mad Mary said...

Great to have you back Valita and what a wonderful tutorial. Looks nice and easy. Fab back garden, do you fancy coming to Scotland and do ours.

Hugs

Mary x

redsmomma said...

Very nice to have you back with us. My sincerest condolences for your loss. I am looking forward to see what you come up with in the future. Your backyard looks Amazing!!! Good job!!! Cant wait to give your scalloped rose a try!!
~anna

reeree62 said...

Valita,
What a gorgeous rose you've created! Wow.

I'm so happy to see you back! I have certainly missed getting my Valita email updates!

But, I am so sorry for your loss... It takes a long time to adjust to such a loss. My dear Dad passed last July 18... it will be one whole year very soon. My heart goes out to you.

God bless, and I hope that you know the inspiration you give others is considered a gift.

rachel said...

Welcome back Valita. Love the rose, so simple yet very effective.

Maxine said...

Hey Valita, I tried to make your rose and failed!!!! It looks so simple but it didn't come out right. I will keep trying.

Loz said...

Gorgeous flower.... thanks for showing us how to do it!
Great to see you back online again, look forward to seeing more of your work again soon.

Monica-FC said...

love the rose and how you did it. I have this puch and a quilling tool so i might give this a try for a card. my mom will love it.

Deborah March said...

It's just WONDERFUL to see you posting again Valita! Beautiful rose, and thank you for the tutorial. Blessings...

Susan Shields said...

Beautiful roses! Thank you for sharing the instructions! Love your post and will spend time reading thru the rest!

Juls said...

beautiful card, love the embossed dots and how you have inked the edges. your rose is stunning, thanks for giving us the know how!

cpeep said...

So simple, yet so beautiful!

Now if only I could fold it flat and mail it.... :)

Carol
Extreme Cards and Papercrafting

Jennifer said...

So wonderful to see you again Valita.

Love,
Jennifer

Martha said...

beautiful tutorial!

Lisa Lara said...

Wonderful tutorial. Thanks so much for sharing. Can't wait to make some.
Lisa

Anonymous said...

Hi there,

I just wanted to say I love your tutorials. And i especially like the religious texts you put under them. it's such an encouragement to read them when you don't expect them ! thanks a lot !
Jeannette (The Netherlands)

JodyBlonde said...

My gosh you are a really good teacher. I go to a class once a month to learn how to make different cards and that teacher, also a Stampin' Up demonstrator, has never taught us this type of creativity! I never seen anything so inventive as your videos! What an imagination you have! You have surely been blessed : )