3 Beautiful Ways To Use The First Edition Nesting Bloom Dies

 

Wreaths make a beautiful decoration for your home so today, Maxine will take you step by step to create this gorgeous project that will be perfect for welcoming in the spring season!

 

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You will Need

First Edition Nesting Bloom Die Set

Dovecraft Painted Blooms 12x12 Paper Pad, Gems

Ribbon

 

How to Make

1.Draw a circle on a piece of thick cardboard approximately 19cm in diameter. Next draw a 12cm circle on the inside. Cut out both circles.

 

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2.Adhere a patterned piece of Painted Blooms paper onto your circular cardboard cut out with Dovecraft Perma Fix tape. Flip it over and use a craft knife to cut out the aperture.

3.Punch a hole in one side of the wreath to thread ribbon through, to hang the wreath.

 

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4.Take the three smallest dies within your First Edition Nesting Bloom Dies set and die cut them on to a variety of Painted Blooms paper.

5.Next, take the largest flower die cuts and cut slits next to each petal. 

 

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6.Shape each petal on your large flower die cuts with a pencil or pokey tool.

 

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7.Take 8 of the largest flowers and cut in a spiral. Roll the spiral around and adhere the end with glue, to the bottom of a larger flower die cut.

 

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8.Begin adhering your layered flowers to the cardboard ring. Ensure to add the smaller flower die cuts around the larger flower die cuts.

 

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9.Add a selection of Painted Blooms gems to the centre of your chosen flower die cuts.

 

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10.Thread through a length of ribbon in the punched hole you made earlier on. Tie a secure knot.

 

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This gorgeous project will really draw everyone’s attention! What a wonderful way of introducing some colour and craftiness in to your home.

 

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Alternatively you could Die cut one of the larger Nesting Bloom dies on to a card blank, ensuring to not die cut the folded edge. Then you can embellish your card with a smaller Nesting Bloom die cut and other wonderful Painted Blooms products.

 

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Maxine has also created an adorable pin cushion by die cutting the Nesting Bloom Dies on to Dovecraft Felt. She has then done a blanket stitch along the edge of her die cuts to connect them and added a smaller die cut to adorn the top. Once filled, this little cushion will sit beautiful on your craft desk (It’s SO cute!)

 

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How will you use the First Edition Nesting Bloom dies? Make sure to upload them to the project gallery and to #trimcraft when sharing on social media.

 

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Blooming lovely