by Mona Pendleton
Create gorgeous dimensional flowers out of tissue paper and flower dies.
- One 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of tissue paper or Mulberry paper
- Die cutting machine
- Flower dies
- Paper piercing tool
- Dye ink
- Sponge dauber
Fold 8 1/2" x 11" tissue paper in quarters.
Position various sized flower dies on folded tissue and run through die cutting machine.
Set cut flowers aside and repeat step one, cutting a second set of flowers.
Stack the flower layers, with largest on the bottom.
Pierce through center of all layers and fasten them together with a brad.
Completed flower before distressing.
Using fingertips, gently crinkle the tissue paper around the brad, carefully separating the layers.
Ink up a sponge dauber with dye ink of your choice and apply ink around the edges of the flower for a distressed look.
Using a brayer, roll ink onto the tissue paper to create a custom colored tissue paper for your flowers.
Finish your project.