Monday, 29 July 2019

Foam Roses...

Happy Monday,

I thought I would share today my Brand New Christmas Rose made with the new Silk White flower moulding foam form Craft Artist for Crafts too.  It works so well when coloured with the Verbena dye ink form Izink making, to me at least, like a traditional Christmas Rose.

I have used my round bauble die as a base for the flowers and tied these with the shaded ivy stamp and die and my Rose leaves ( cut in the Green Flower foam from the new Christmas colour pack).

The foam is 0.6mm thick meaning that, as here, you can mould this in your hands no need for an iron or a heat gun.  I coloured the petals with the ink and a finger dauber using mint green in the centre.  I then stretched the petals to give some definition and added the centres and some stamens from my stash.
The background is made using the new Sams Starz die set just cut in white and mounted onto white.

I added layers in the olive green Crafts too linen card and silver with more layers of the crystal gold card I sued for the rest of the card.



  1. Morning John, this is so beautiful, the foam Christmas Rose and Ivy look amazing (hopefully mine is being delivered today). This sample is a really beautiful Christmas creation, the Bauble is a brilliant frame for it too, yes it gets my vote. xxx

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  2. Such a beautiful card John. The Christmas roses as so realistic.

  3. What a gorgeous card, John. I love the Christmas roses.

    Anne (Northampton)

  4. A beautiful card John. Love the Christmas roses. Take carexxx

  5. Good morning John. What a lovely way to start the day with this fabulous blog post. Your card is stunning those Christmas roses are gorgeous. Have a great week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  6. Hi John, Absolutely beautiful,loved the shows with them and mine have arrived so will play later.Stay healthy and happy.Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

  7. Hi John,
    this is a very stunning creation and those Christmas roses are so beautiful.
    That flower foam used sounds absolutely gorgeous.
    Love the superb design and that Olive colour card is gorgeous too.
    Lots of crafty regards. Jenny L.

  8. Love these new flowers John, gorgeous card, xxx

  9. Hi John

    Beautiful flowers, I love green and white and these look just like Christmas roses, at last realistic ones.
    Heather R Oxfordshire

  10. Love your new flowers John, didn't know you had another new release.

  11. So good I need to “play” with this flower foam that I bought at Stamperama back in February!

  12. What a lovely card. And the flowers are just gorgeous!

  13. I love the colors you used to make the roses come alive. This is a very pretty card.
    Stephanie K