The other day a friend showed me how to make a simple flower that looked really nice so I thought I would put it on my blog as a demonstration
punch out a circle of card stock (mine is 1½") you could use double side patterned paper too
begin to cut into a spiral leaving a centre circle (this will later have a glue dot)
Using either a quilling tool or a pair of tweezers wind the spiral up
release it and let it spring open a wee bit then place a glue dot on the centre circle pushing the flower down onto it.
ink the edges
put a spot of glossy accent in the middle
place a pearl or gem in the centre
I am using a little blob of blue tack on the end of an old ball point pen
The idea for the tool to pick up gems came from a real tool I saw my friend using and it looked rather like a bit of blue tak in a pen hence my innovation.
thanks for looking hope this will inspire you.
why not head over to Shimelle's place for more 10 on the 10th