MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Flowers - of a different sort!


Today we had our CQTeers meeting and had a fun time making a couple of projects. One was these roses made from coffee filters (instructions from Martha Stewart.com) . These were a learning curve for all of us because we had never made them before, so we have learned several things for any we might make in the future. They are coloured with watercolour paints which gives them such lovely shading. I will be making a few more of these so hope to perfect the how-to as I go along.

We did our usual exchange of atc's and also made our own (cheap!) rubber stamps, which I will have to show you tomorrow. Fun day with good friends!

5 comments:

arlee said...

never would have guessed coffee filters-lovely!!!!

Doreen G said...

I saw that on Martha recently--they look so life like.

yvonne said...

Those look so real and so nice.

paulahewitt said...

wonderful roses - so life like (well, except for the blue one). like Arlee i never would have guessed coffee filters

BumbleVee said...

wow....they look so real....


hahah... the word verification thingy says "pubful"