I think they are very pretty and we could leave them as is... but...
Stickles makes everything prettier!
When adding Stickles to the flower... remember... less is more. You could spritz it with Glimmer Mist instead or dab it with Copic markers to add color variation to it. A word of caution... be sure to allow flower to dry completely before adding Stickles.
Don't forget to add Stickles to the rosebud!
Now you are finished!
These are some examples of what they look like on a card:
This is what happens when you go crazy with the Stickles:
This is what happens when you do not allow the flower to dry completely before adding the Stickles:
These are purchased ready made flowers:
I like making my own flowers for several reasons. First, it allows me to use my ENDLESS supply of scraps. Two, it's something easy to do in front of the TV or when laid up in bed. Three, when I "make" a card for someone, I "make" a card for someone. Finally, I can easily match the flowers to the card stock I am using! How awesome is that? It is a little time consuming, especially the prep work. I do this when I am confined to bed rest or while watching TV. I then put the flower together as I am preparing the card.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you found this information helpful.