Hi my crafty friends!!
The weather is kinda crazy this week. It was in the 90’s earlier this week, the past couple of days, it’s been cold and rainy. I don’t get nearly as much time to craft or scrapbook as I would like. Who has the time when you have 3 out of 4 children in sports? I am secretly happy TBall is over as of today.
I made it a point this past Mother’s Day to work on something super special for my mom. As Mother’s Day was approching I was getting down to the wire. I am a member on a few different groups on Facebook for my Silhouettte Cameo machine. These groups are so much fun! Such a great group of women (and men!) from all over the world sharing ideas, projects, tips, and support.
The past few weeks I’ve noticed a lot on the 3D rolled flowers and shadowboxes. I had the files for some time now (common’, how many files do you have but have not used yet?) I made one flower and it was downhill from there. I wanted something special for my mom for Mother’s Day and this was it! Shadowboxes were all over Pinterest and Facebook and I knew a shadowbox gift with the rolled flowers was the perfect gift!
I picked up the shadow box from Michael’s, they had a great sale just before Mother’s Day. Their 8 1/2 x 11 Recollection paper is honestly the best paper I have found for the rolled flowers. It is not too thick and not too thin. If you need to know it is a 65lb paper. Velum works great too and Michael’s vellum rolled very easily. I think I like it better than the white.
I am debating on doing my first instructional video for the rolled flowers. Share your thoughts below if you are interested and would like to learn how to make these. They are super easy and honestly, very therapeutic.
Happy Sunday everyone! Feel free to share some love below! I’d love to hear from ya!
How did you attach the flowers to the shadow box?
Hi Jennifer! I used my zip dry glue. Any adhesive would work really. With the rolled flowers the bottoms smash down pretty good so they adhere to the card stock well. Hope that helps!
How much cardstock does it take for a project
this size. I was thinking using navy and grey but not sure how many sheets of each