Sunday, 15 October 2017

14 CRAFT BAR INSPIRATION FOR OCTOBER How to make carnations

HERE IS THE TUTORIAL FOR THE WHITE CARNATIONS

Please follow the tutorial below.

YOU WILL NEED
White and green foamiran, cocktail stick, stencils, scissors, ball tool, foam sponge, brown ink and applicator, iron and hot glue gun.

Foamiran - WHITE
Foamiran 001-WHITE


Stencil 01

Modelling Tools - set of 4
STEP 1
Gather supplies 

STEP 2
Take the white foam, stencil and a cocktail stick, fold foam in half and trace around the flowers with the cocktail stick, I used four flowers per each finished carnation, cutting two at a time.

STEP 3
Cut out all your flowers, you will need four per size if you want to make four flowers in different sizes

STEP 4
Take scissors and cut off the edges with a frill

They should look like this
   
STEP 5
Now take the green foamiran, stencil and cocktail stick and draw around the leaf shape

STEP 6
Cut out all your leaves, I used three per flower

STEP 7
Using the cocktail stick and a hot iron (no steam) heat flower for a few seconds on medium heat

STEP 8
Whilst still hot, roll and squeeze the flower between your fingers

They should look like this, from the iron to squished

STEP 9
Do the same with the leaves

Your leaves should look like this
  
STEP 10
Now using your ball tool, squish the centers of the flowers into the foam 

Squish each layer one at a time


Your flowers should look like this

STEP 11
Now add a small dot of hot glue between all the layers

STEP 12
Lightly ink the leaf edges in brown ink

 STEP 13
Hot glue the leaves to the back of the carnation


Like this

Your finished carnations should look like this


This month we are starting our very first challenge at 
14 CRAFT BAR 
We will have a challenge every month starting on the 14th and active till 10th of the next month.
Our challenge theme is and always  will be:
Anything goes with foamiran flowers!

To play along with us you do not need to use products from our store, 
but if you do use any, please tell about them in your post. 
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We will announce the winner and top 3 on 14th next month with a new challenge.
Top 3 chosen by our D.T and one lucky winner chosen randomly

We also have a prize for the winner:
€25 to use in our store 

Share our challenge with your friends and other crafters 
Why not to grab our badge?

MANY THANKS for following along today.
Bye For Now
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