I was browsing some of my fav blogs yesterday and came across a rockin' tutorial at Much Ado About Nothing. Pinky did a video on how to make some extremely cute lollipop flowers and I just had to try them out!
I did decide to do things a little differently though and combined both Pinky's and Maggie's (from the Cuttlebug Challenge Blogspot) methods. I really like feminine things that are kind of grungy but also have a funky little edge to them. That is exactly why I liked these flowers. These three in particular took me an hour to make. Yes, I spent one hour making three flowers, but the guys were asleep so what's a girl to do late at night instead of sleeping?!
My fav thing about these flowers is that they are entirely made from scraps. And the best part is the scraps are not even expensive paper - the majority of the paper is the Miss Elizabeth line from the Dollar Tree. So, for those of us that have some not so cute, don't know what I am gonna do with that sheet of paper, this method may be for you. I think just about anything would be cute for these flowers if coordinated just right and distressed to your little hearts content! For my distressing I did use a variety of inks and stickles ranging in colors from black to yellow to orange. I think experimenting is the best part and the fact that they are imperfect is what gives these flowers their pizazz! Hope you like them as much as I do!