Create Flower Accents From Toilet Paper

by Megan Hoeppner

scrapbook layout by Cindy Tobey

Come On by Cindy Tobey. Supplies: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper; Patterned paper: BoBunny Press and Fancy Pants Designs; Rub-ons: Fancy Pants Designs and My Mind's Eye; Sticker: American Crafts, Doodlebug Design, and October Afternoon; Die cuts: October Afternoon; Ribbon: Fancy Pants Designs; Brads: Fancy Pants Designs and Queen & Co; Font: Century Gothic; Adhesive: Glue Dots International, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, and Tombow; Other: Thread.

Adding candid photos to your scrapbooks is easy and can enhance the stories you tell, as this layout from Cindy Tobey illustrates.

To further her page theme, Cindy Tobey spared a square of toilet paper to make fluffy flowers.  Follow these steps to get this look on your page:

Step 1: Start with single two-ply piece of toilet paper.

2-ply toilet paper

Step 2: Accordion fold toilet paper.

accordion fold toilet paper

Step 3: Tie center with string.

tie center of fold

Step 4: Trim ends at angle.

trim ends of folded paper

Step 5: Fan out fold and separate layers.

unfold paper

Step 6: Shape flower as needed.

shape flower


For more ideas on how to take and use candid photos, turn to the "Photo Tricks" column found in the May/June 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.


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Tulle Flower Step-By-Step Instructions


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I can't believe...
firstly that I am the first to comment on these gorgeous creations and 2nd how easy but effective they are! Gorgeous, am definately going to try this tip thank you Cindy so much!~ Jo~Anne.
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