Happy Tuesday!!! That means I have a fabulous technique to show you and I thought I would keep the Big Shot Fun rolling!!! So this technique uses the Rosette Designer Die and I will show how to make fabulous Rosettes!!! PS: If you missed out on all of the Big Shot Fun last week, click here!
Aren’t these adorable? I am using them for my Bridal Events as name tags but you could always create a wreath out of them or an amazing backdrop or even a gift tag!
For the Rosettes above, I cut 2 pieces of cardstock measuring 1-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ because I wanted a little Rosette. You will need 2 pieces of cardstock because otherwise the rosette is too tight and it will not reach around without ripping. The more pieces you use, the fuller your rosette will look. If you want a larger rosette you will make your cardstock pieces wider. Once I had my cardstock ready to go, I placed them on the Rosette Designer Die with at least one end on a crease line, this way I knew it was lined up straight. Run it through your Big Shot and then start folding on the lines in a mountain/valley pattern. Then you will bring out your Silicone Mat and Hot Glue Gun. You can use the hot glue or Sticky Strip or the new Fast Fuse to connect your ends with each other. You will want to connect them so that they keep the mountain/valley. Now you will take your hot glue gun and squeeze out a big glob of it onto your Silicone Mat, then place the rosette on top of the the hot glue, placing the center of the rosette on the glue. Hold for a few seconds, allowing it to cool and then you have your perfect rosette and you can decorate as you wish! I added some Blackberry Bliss Satin Stitched Ribbon and Venetian Crochet Trim, adhering it with more hot glue. Then for the greeting I used the I love you from the Good Greetings Stamp Set which is a Hostess Special Set that you can earn starting on August 28th! I stamped it on Very Vanilla cardstock and punched it out with my 1-3/4″ Circle Punch and layered it onto a Blackberry Bliss Scallop Circle Punch. For the other one, I used a greeting from a Demonstrator Set that I have so I could have little name tags! I used the Decorative Label Punch for that one!
Okay so I may have lost you on the directions above so I have created a Video Tutorial to show you how to create these amazing little rosettes! Be sure to give the video a thumbs up if you like it and want to see more Video Tutorials!