The flower that we're making is a beautiful focal point on a card, but it would also be a lovely embellishment on a scrapbook page or other project.
Cut 40 pieces of 1 inch by 1/4-inch Cherry Rock Sugar Candy Glitter cardstock. These will be the flower "petals".
Punch one 1-inch circle and one 2-inch circle from a scrap piece of cardstock.
Adhere the 1-inch circle to the center of the 2-inch circle.
Cut a notch into one end of all 40 petals.
Apply adhesive around the outside portion of the 2-inch circle. Liquid adhesive is preferred as it allows a bit of time to position the petals before it completely dries.
Using the edge of the 1-inch circle as a guide, adhere 25 petals to the circle in a slightly overlapping fashion to form the first layer.
Form the second layer by adhering the remaining 15 petals onto the first layer. Be sure to overlap the petals slightly so that the white cardstock circles beneath them do not show through.
Punch a 1-inch scalloped circle from the Cherry Rock Sugar Candy Glitter cardstock.
Adhere scalloped circle to center of flower.
Punch a starburst shape from white cardstock.
Layer white starburst onto flower center.
Adhere a white w/ gold rim Wedding pearl onto flower center.
(Substitute a flat embellishment for the pearl to keep the card "mail friendly".)
Trace or freehand draw two leaves- I traced around a catseye inkpad!
Cut out the leaves and adhere to the back of flower, slightly overlapping one another.
The flower is ready!
Cut out the "Thinking of You" sentiment from the Kinda Krafty Chatterbox cardstock to use as the card front sentiment.
Adhere the flower and sentiment to the card front using foam squares for dimension. Now send the card off to a loved one!
For links to the Ruby Rock-It products that I used, please visit the Ruby Rock-It blog, here.