Create beautiful foam flowers the EZ way with the Art Foam Paper

Saturday April 28, 2018
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Happy Saturday! Yay it's the weekend, do you have some crafty plans for this weekend? Why not incorporate these beautiful flowers into your projects this weekend. Ewelina has a EZ step by step tutorial for you to make flowers with the Art Foam Paper! Are you a crafter who has bought some of this paper and haven't used it yet? Then why not get it out, dust it off and have some crafty fun with us and lets create something beautiful together.


Our Crafters say:

"I just received my foam order and want to tell you how wonderful your customer service is. I order from you at 11 am (my time - 2 pm your time) on Tuesday. My order was shipped from Goshen, IN and I received it in Chehalis, WA on Thursday. Unbelievable!! Now, on to learning how to make the flowers. I am happy customer." - Kate Dimayo

"Absolutely love all of the Heartfelt Creations products. Beautiful and easy to use as well as a wonderful company with exceptional customer Service." - Pattie Abott Hurd



Let's get crafting!

To make the flowers directions:


Step 1: Stamp the Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set on foam paper with Staz On Teal Blue ink and cut using the coordinating dies. 


Step 2: Color with your favorite colors amd medium. Ewelina has used Gallery soft oil pastels 241, 224 on hers.

TOP TIP: Choose darker/stronger brighter colours for using with the foam they give better results than lighter shades.

Step 3: Using the heat gun, heat the flower watching the magic happen until the flowers curls upwards. When the flowers starts to shrink move them onto the Molding Mat and press in the middle using a shaping tool

TOP TIP: Use a metal tool to hold the flower in place while heating to prevent the flower moving around.

Step 4: Adhere the Crystal Ultrafine Glitter to your flowers with the Dries Clear Adhesive and when dry adhere two or three flowers together, offsetting each layer as you adhere it. Pull through a stamen for the flower centre using the piercing tool from the flower shaping kit.

Step 5: Stamp the leaves using Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set on white card with a StazOn Ink Pad - Olive Green, cut out with the coordinating die, shade using the same ink and shape.

Have fun making your flowers, there are so many uses for them! Don't they look amazing as a piece of home decor in this photo above?

                                                                   

 Ewelina made this beautiful card with her flowers, let's continue on with the next part of the tutorial so you can make it too.

Step 1: Create a 6 x 6" card base using white card.


Step 2: Cut a piece of paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection 5 3/4 " x 5 3/4 " and adhere to the card base using Dries Clear Adhesive. 


Step 3: Cut the Fleur Border Basics Die from white cardstock twice to create a beautiful shape.


Step 4: Line up another piece of the same patterned paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection with the plain edged die from the Fleur Border Basics Die set and die cut. Do the same with the other side and adhere to the fancy borders with dries clear adhesive. Trim to fit the card and adhere to the card base using 3D foam dots for dimension. 


Step 5: Adhere your flowers, leaves and add Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium to decorate using a hot glue gun.

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, we have a tutorial video here https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0  and for more tips on creating with Sweet Peony Collection watch the video tutorial here http://hcgo.co/SweetPeony.

We love to see what you make too, please share your projects with us over on our Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCreations

 Tutorial brought to you by designer Ewelina Panka

Last but not least here are the supplies used in the tutorial so you can make one too.

Heartfelt Creations supplies:

Large Sweet Peony CLing Stamp Set

Large Sweet Peony Die

Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

Delicate Border Basics Die

Art Foam Paper

Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set

Classic Rose Vines Die

Assorted Bead Stamens - Medium

Designer Dries Clear Adhesive

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Heat it Craft Tool

3D Foam Circles

Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Garden Patina

StazOn Ink Pad - Olive Green



Other Supplies: Hot glue gun

What do you love about what you just read? Leave us a comment below!
Comments
Jan D., FL
Really beautiful.
April 28, 2018 at 4:46 AM
Fran Gumprecht
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
April 28, 2018 at 2:30 PM
KarenH, TX
Stunning projects! The Art Foam paper is an awesome medium for florals. Softness for easy mailing and adds so much dimension to your projects.
April 29, 2018 at 12:11 PM
Linda Rogers
BEAUTIFUL!! Love these foam flowers.
April 29, 2018 at 12:32 PM
Janie Printz
Ewelina this is simply stunning... Love the look of the flowers using foam. Wonderfully colored & so sweet of you to do this little tutorial... Those help so much...
April 29, 2018 at 1:38 PM
Colleen
I have 2 friends in long term rehabs for surgeries. Great idea to take to them and they will be beautiful the whole time they are there. Can't wait to receive my art form paper. LOVE using your products. AND I am so excited when people tell me how wonderful my cards are. Some keep them out all the time. How exciting is that?
April 29, 2018 at 1:50 PM
Areke Duthie
I made my beautiful flowers using the Arianna glower collection and they look stunning
April 29, 2018 at 10:15 PM
Karen L
Can you please please please have a class on this Art Foam Paper at Scrap Expo in Santa Clara or Sacramento? I would love to play with this stuff and learn how to make these beautiful flowers!
May 19, 2018 at 2:50 PM
Tracy
Hi Karen, What a great request! At the shows this year we are demonstrating how to stamp, color, die cut and shape the foam flowers in the booth. We hope that helps and have fun!
May 22, 2018 at 5:25 AM
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