Monday, December 27, 2010

DooHickey Floral Wreath

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!  Now it's time to try and catch up on a few things.  I've been working on this wreath for a little while and finally finished it.   I thought the DooHickey dies are not only so pretty used as basically flat flowers, I thought they would also make some terrific 3D flowers.  The flowers are actually a pure white out of a pearlized paper, but couldn't get the photo adjusted, so they look kind of pink!

Cut out a chipboard circle about 7 1/2" across for the base and covered with a printed paper.  Used the following DooHickey dies that I got from Diana, of course, at Magnolia-licious.

#2 Peony Petals
#6 Bon Voyage Foliage
#8 Doily Flowers
#15 Poinsettias Flowers

Click on each die or click HERE to go directly to the DooHickey Die category at Magnolia-licious.

Also added some gold cording, pearl brads, gold microbeads and peel off wording and stars.  I use Ultimate or Tacky glue for the flowers and Glossy Glaze or Crystal Lacquer for the microbeads.

I'm not too keen on actually lighting candles around paper flowers, but this would look nice as a candle ring too....FOR DECORATIVE PURPOSES ONLY!!!  :)

For inquiring minds, I've made up a little chart to show which dies, how many pieces and how I cut them apart.  Add some shaping and sponge around some of the edges with ink, glue them together and you have your 3D flowers.

These dies will make some great spring flowers too, just need to do some different colors!!!  Thinking Valentines, Easter and Mother's Day!!!

Don't forget about Sunday Sensations from Magnolia-licious!!!  Click HERE to go to Jacque's blog to find out all about it and sign up!!!

Wishing everyone a healthy, safe and fun New Year!!!  Enjoy every single day!!!
Patti Jo



30 comments:

Sharon Caudle said...

Absolutely stunning wreath, Patti Jo!!! I love all the beautiful layers and detailing! Amazing! Happy New Year!
hugs, Sharon

Tammie E said...

Wow...that's a gorgeous wreath!

Candy said...

WOW! Patti Jo your wreath is incredible!!
It is so hard to believe that you made the whole thing!
Thank you also for the instructions :o)
Happy New Year - Hugs, Candy

Only By His Grace said...

Okay Patti Jo, I just got my mojo back. It's been so long since a made flowers and now you have inspired me.
Your wreath is unbelievably beautiful. I love the combination of flowers. It looks so gorgeous with the white roses in between or should I say Peony's. What a super idea to put those doily flowers in as well. The Peony petals make good flowers. You are such an enabler. Now I have to find money for those DooHickeys.
My front door looks a bit plain heehee. Super job Patti Jo.
Hugs Maz

Beth said...

Wow, Patti Jo, your wreath is absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing the directions! Might have to put my dies to use this way!

Hugs,
Beth

Rene said...

Wow! This is gorgeous!

Card Crazy said...

Your floral wreath is stunning!
Sue S.

Leslie Avila said...

You are amazingly talented! Beautifully done and super creative.
Hugs from georgeotown,
Leslie

Chris said...

Absolutely lovely! It is just the prettiest! I just love it!

XO,
Chris Christensen

Christina C. said...

OMG...this is a magnificent wreath!!!
You did a phenomenal job!!!1

Lisa Phillippi llelsik@aol.com said...

Oh My...your wreath is Amazingly Beautiful! I LOVE IT! I can appreciate the work that went into making it! It is truly gorgeous! Hope you had a wonderful CHristmas and blessings throughout the new year!

Barb Hardeman said...

This wreath is just magnificent, Patti Jo! Ooooh! I'm in awe of your creativeness! It's absolutely gorgeous...
Hugs,
Barb

Peggie said...

Beautiful!

Angela said...

This is gorgeous PattiJo! I really love this! Thanks for the instructions - looks like I have a few more dies to pick up. ;) Thanks for the inspiration! hugs, Angela

Pat said...

Hi Patti Jo...YIKES!!!! You are sooooo clever and crafty, girlfriend!! I love it!! Pat Frank

Cami said...

Absolutely gorgeous wreath, Patti Jo! Wow! Love how you arranged everything, and thank you for sharing how you made it! Happy New Year! Hugs, Cami

Deb said...

Patti Jo, this wreath is absolutely fabulous!

Hugs,

Deb H.

Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Patti Jo, your wreath is absolutely fabulous. thank you for the instructions, the flowers are magnificient, and will try my hand at them.
Happy new Year.
Hugs. Danielle.

Crafts2do4fun said...

WOW! What a stunning wreath Patti Jo, Love it.

LINDA W. said...

OMGoodness Patti Jo!!!! you make
the most beautiful flowers the are just gorgeous....I couldn't
make these even if I had the dies
Hugs Linda

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow patti jo this is gorgeous.
beautiful flowers it's just wow.

greetings karin

Zoe said...

This is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!! I love it . Soooo creative. Thanks so much for sharing all the dies to make it too! hugs xxoo

Cheryl said...

Patti, your work with these flowers is just amazing and this wreath, OH MY GOODNESS!!
You are soooo talented! Love it!
Cheryl

cathylynn said...

Gorgeous absolutely gorgeous!! And ...Thank you so much for sharing how you created this beauty. I will have to give this a try. Happy Healthy New Year to You and Your Family!!!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Lena said...

Hello Patti Jo,
Is absolutely stunning your creeation. An adorable and elegant wreath.
Thanks for the directions and inspire me.
Happy New Year!
Hug,
Lena

Baukje said...

Patti Jo your wreath is absolutely amazing out of this world beautiful.
what an outstanding talent you have.

Hugs........Baukje

Pam S. said...

Over the TOP FABULOUS Patti Jo! love it!
Pam Going Postal

Kylie said...

This is just amazing! I am definatey having a go! Thank you so much for showing us how you made the flowers too :) I'll let you know how I go... fingers crossed it turns out half as gorgeous as yours!
Hugs
Kylie

RubyM:) said...

caugh caugh AHEEEM!!!!!!!! Just splatter coffee all over my laptop!!!!!!!!!!! hollie mollie now this is art!!!!!!!!!! PATTI you did this???? how?? where?? LOL!!! SORRY I AM IN AWE!!!!!!!!!!! OHHHHHHHHH MY GOOD GOSH!! Bowing to the queen!!!!! Dang sigh wow!!!!!!!!!!! GORGEOUS WORK!!! RubyM:)

Monica said...

A STUNNER!

Thanks for the instructions... So kind of you!

Xxx
Monica

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