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Mother’s Day Paper Rose Card Tutorial

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

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Handmade cards are so special and personal. So this mother’s day¬†tell mom you love her with a beautiful paper rose card made by you! Use any paper you like for the roses. I picked up this scrapbooking paper from the Columbia Heights Target (who knew they had a scrapbooking section!). I attached the roses to a blank fold-over card, but you could also use them to jazz up any basic card or envelope. Here’s how:

Step one: Free-hand draw a swirl design on a 4″ by 4″ square of paper. Tip- the wider you make the lines, the “taller” the flower will be. You can also play around with different sizes of paper to create a variety of flower sizes.

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Step two: Cut.

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Step three: Roll the strip of paper beginning at the tail end of the swirl, i.e., not the middle part(with the design side of the paper facing in).

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Keep rolling to form the rose.

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Step four: Add a little glue at the base to keep the flower in place (I used a hot glue gun, but any glue will work).

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Step five: Glue the roses to a fold-over card or use them to personalize a premade card.

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{Happy Mother’s Day!}