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Rosette tutorial

Several people said they would like to see a tutorial for the rosettes that I made on these cards last week. The pictures are not the best, I am taking them on Sunday night and don't have good light, but you will definitely be able to get the idea. I am using some scrap paper for my demonstration.

You will need:
Paper strip cut to 1-1/2 x 12 inches
Small circle of paper (for the bottom)
Scoring tool
Strong adhesive
Embellishment for top of rosette

The first step is to decide how wide you want the rosette. I wanted one approximately 3-inches wide, so I cut a strip of paper 1-1/2 inches wide and 12-13 inches long. If your paper is not long enough, you can connect two strips of paper to form one longer one.

If you want a rounded or fancy edge on the rosette, punch one edge of your paper strip. I used a scalloped edge punch on my rosettes.

Then score the paper to make it easier to fold. I just used my embossing tool and my paper cutter to score between each scallop.

Accordion fold your paper on each score mark. This is also a good time to cover your circle with adhesive.

Put adhesive on one end of the accordion folded paper. Pinch the sides together to make a circle.

Adhere the rosette to the adhesive covered circle to hold your rosette in shape.

Here is a peek at the back side of the rosette.

Then you can decorate the top side as you would like.

I hope this all makes sense. If you have any questions, please email me at shestamps11-blogs at yahoo dot com.

Thanks for looking!


Great tutorial! These can really come in handy to add so much to a card and yours is so pretty. TFS!
Leanne said…
Thanks Cheryl!! I can't wait to give it a try!
Karin said…
Love the scalloped edges!
Dixie said…
Wonderful tutorial! The scalloped edge looks awesome.
Ruth said…
Great tutorial! And very pretty results! Thank you!
mudmaven said…
"Fun"tastic tutorial - I might even get brave enough to try some of these. Thanks! ~chris
Joanna K said…
These rosettes are so charming, aren't they? Very helpful and easy tutorial, thank you ;) xx
Nancy said…
Great rosette! I love it!
Nicole said…
Marlene said…
Fantastic tutorial! Makes perfect sense, and looks amazing!!! Thank you so much for sharing!
Anita said…
Great tutorial Cheryl and I like the look of the scalloped edge.
Shelly Schmidt said…
Great picture tutorial...I am such a visual learner!
Tammy said…
Great tutorial and beautiful rosettes!
how awesome....thank you for the tutorial!
melissac said…
This tutorial is FABULOUS!!! I'm going to give this a try this weekend!! Thanks for taking the time to put this together!! Hugs!!
Georgia Ehrmann said…
great tutorial and wonderful sample! Thank you Cheryl!
patti west said…
thank you for this excellent tutorial!!! your rosettes are beautiful! :)

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