Wednesday, November 25, 2009

fall flower tag

It's almost Thanksgiving, and if you're going to someone else's house for dinner, maybe you should think about bringing a hostess gift. For example: a jar of homemade jam and a Fall-ish dishcloth. Your host will think you're so thoughtful! Even if you're not thoughtful, here's a cute way to dress up a simple gift: the flower tag. We showed you tons of flowers during Flower Week, but this is one we didn't have time for. So here you go!

Paper Flower Tag Tutorial

What you'll need:

*Patterned paper
*Scallop punch or die cut
*Adhesive (I used Tombow's Mono Multi Glue)
*Stamped or handwritten sentiment

1. Punch or die cut 4 scalloped circles (or other flower shape).

2. Scrunch up your flowers. If needed, spritz them with water to make the scrunching easier.

3. Un-scrunch and fold flowers in half with patterned side on the outside.

4. Layer folded flowers, turning flower 1/4 turn after each addition.

5. Put a dot of glue or adhesive on the back of each petal to hold them all together.

6. Punch another circle out of the same or a coordinating paper. Glue on back to finish the flower nicely.

7. Insert a brad through the center of the flower and open prongs. I used a fabric-covered brad from K&Co.

8. If you want, stamp or print a sentiment and glue it to the flower. That's it! Now attach it to a ribbon on a jar of jam or around a loaf of bread and everyone will think you're such a thoughtful guest!

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14 Responses to “fall flower tag”

Unknown said...

Cute, cute idea! Hope you and your family have a Happy Thanksgiving!

steffany said...

This is so cute, I had to bookmark it since I don't have time to try it right now.

Philip, Melissa, & Summer said...

You girls are just too cute.

Ter said...


I have that puncher too so you can bet I'm going to be making some of these flowers and I'm so excited to try it!

Thank you for the idea!!! :) :) :)

Hollis said...

Oh so very cute! I love that. I need to find a flower punch now! I love it, thanks for sharing!
I am having a giveaway, you should go check it out!

Ale said...

Cute!! Good idea! You are very creative!

Thanks for share!!


Unknown said...

I adore this! So simple yet so chic!

Marybeth said...

Thats's SO pretty - I love your blog!

Michellem said...

WOW!! Just found your blog and I am so glad I did! A wonderful bunch of tips and ideas that I can't wait to try - TFS!!!

Donna said...

I love it! I am making it right nOw!

Becca said...

yum and beautiful!My favorite combination!!!

Rhonda Van Ginkel said...

I love this! Would you mind if posted a link to your tutorial on my blog?

Thank you!!

Unknown said...

Thanks for tutorial.


fikar said...

Lovely! they are really cute idea <3
i love them. thank you for your very nice inpirations, :)

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