Tuesday, February 15, 2011


Hi Everyone - I recently received the February issue of the CARDS magazine.  One of the articles showed how to make paper roses so I thought I would try to make a few flowers to go on some Valentine's gifts for Jacob's teachers.

1.  Cut 8 - 8 petal flowers at 3" using the Bloom Cricut Lite Cartridge.

2.  I cut the flowers according to the instruction in the book - an example of all the cut flowers is shown.  The first flower was cut between the middle of two petals to the middle of the flower.

3.  I then glued all the flowers together

4.  Once the flowers had dried, I snipped the point on the bottom of each flower.

5.  Then starting with the biggest flower, paste the flowers, one on top of the other. 

I then cut hearts at 4" from the Love Struck Cartridge and adhered them to the front of the bag.  I stamped the sentiment and adhered to the bag and attached another flower. 

I covered Hershey Nuggets with 3" strips of paper and put them in 3" cellophane bag. I cut labels at 4" and 3 1/2" with the Preserves Cartridge and stapled the labels and bags together. 

I hope Jacob's teachers enjoy their gifts as much I enjoyed making them. Thank you for visiting with us.  Until another day, God Bless You!!  Donna 


  1. Donna,
    These are so cute. I am sure Jacobs teacher will love them. Isn't it amazing what paper can do. Thanks for sharing the instructions

  2. How very cool! Love those flowers!

  3. These are just the sweetest gift bags. What a lovely surprise for Jacob's teachers. The flowers are beautiful.

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