Sunday, January 17, 2016

How to Make A (Super Easy) Paper Daisy!



I love paper flowers!  I have a vintage book from Dennison and also a new book full of paper flower how-tos.  It seems like I never have enough time to sit down and actually make any of them.  When I decided on a daisy sucker cover for this project, I looked through both of them.  The daisies are so very pretty, but kind of time consuming.   I was whining (I mean mentioning, of course) about it to Dennis and he remembered making these easy daisies in school.  Seriously???   I don't have a memory like that.  I remember very little about grade school and if I even remembered making a daisy, I wouldn't have a clue how we actually did it!

So are you wondering how to make the daisy?  Here's a video to show just how easy it is:



You could make a bunch of these daisies in no time.  You can make even bigger daisies than I show in the video.  Just use a larger rectangle.   I give a couple of tips in the video if you want to use the daisy as a sucker cover like I did.



If you're like me, you probably think the vintage valentine is really sweet.  I've got it for you to download below.  (The sentiment, too!) 



Valentine Kits became available today.  The I Pick You Treat Box is one of them.  If you would like to see all the kits, click on the Choux Box Kits Club Link at the top of the page and sign up.   When MailChimp notifies me, I'll send you the pictures and info.  You should see the darling Flair Tin PIns! 





You can download the sweet daisy girl valentine and sentiment HERE.




Challenge #3 is now open!  You can get all the info and link your images HERE.

Happy Creating!




19 comments:

  1. Very sweet little bag and also with the sweet surprise inside! :D
    Thanks for the video, I remember these daisies, I made them when I was a young girl! Thanks also for the image!

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  2. Your daisy looks so cheerful and cute
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  3. So sweet. The daisy is the perfect finishing touch.
    Toni xx

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  4. I sure wish I had you as a teacher in grande school - you are wonderful Lori -- I want to adapt this to some winter snow flowers I have seen. Although I love it, I have to tell you that your images are from the era when I was young. My heart does not believe it but my mind does!!
    sandy xx

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  5. Oh, wow!!! Darling as can be! Lovin' all the sweetness and gorgeous daisy!!!

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  6. I don't remember making them in school either! What a great tutorial! Wish I had seen this before I bought a bunch of flower dies - looks like you could make different flowers by cutting different shapes of petals! Genius! Thanks for the free downloads! Wishing you a joyful day!

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  7. Hi Lori I popped over to thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving me such a lovely comment I appreciate it. I didn't realise this was a challenge blog and it is awesome, this project is so beautiful and vintage a style that I love so much, so glad you visited me you have opened a mew avenue for me.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  8. Oh how fun, and what an adorable daisy!

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  9. Love you video on the daisy making, clever idea. sweet project too Lori...hugs... {aNNie}

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  10. Oh my goodness--love the vintage card & the daisy is wonderful! If we made them in grade school I certainly don't remember it!

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  11. Such a cutie. Love the daisy!

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  12. Such a cutie. Love the daisy!

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  13. Love the gorgeous daisy.....adorable image, fabulous creating Lori!

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  14. Thanks for sharing this. I never learned it in art class, lol. And thank you as always for the delightful images. Your card is so pretty. xoxo, Aimeslee

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  15. This is such a sweet project and the little girl is so adorable! Thank you for sharing her as a free download! And thank you for the very simple and fast tutorial on making daisies! Love it! I also want to say that I am so glad I found your blog. You are very talented and I see that you are starting to do challenges! I just may have to join in on a few of them. I also run a great challenge blog on my blog. Maybe you can visit and play along with us too!
    Have a great day!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

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  16. Beautiful and such an adorable project! TFS

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