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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Iris folding is just too cool!!!

   Hello!  Happy August 1st to you!!  I hope that August finds you doing well! :)  I have the neatest thing to share with you today!!  Recently at my demonstrators' meeting one of our lovely members taught us all how to do iris folding!  Now I must admit I was a little (ok, a LOT!!) intimidated by the thought of doing this!  It looked SOOOOO hard!!  Turns out once you get the hang of it it is easy peasy!  I made one there and then came home and made several more!  It is really fun!!  Here is the one I made at the meeting:

Isn't this just the neatest thing?!!!

Here are a few more that I made at home:



These three all use the same paper.  I was going for a vintage-y kind of feel!

This one uses different brighter colors!  I just cannot say enough about this really fun technique!!  If you haven't tried it, you should!!  Here is a video with really good instructions! Check it out and then send me a link to your lovely creations!!

One of the very talented ladies in my blogging group challenged us to make a card using a fancy  fold and so I am hoping this counts!!  (Hiya Maggie!!)  Thank you for a wonderful challenge!!

Have a great day!  I will be back soonest with more to share!! :)




8 comments:

Margaret said...

OH WOW!! This is absolutely amazing!!!!! The technique gives such an artsy and intricate style to the pieces! Wonderful choices of paper and gorgeous creations!
I'll have to check out the video next week when I have access to a faster server.

Carole said...

This is stunning!! I love the way iris folding looks.

:: BlueInks :: said...

These are so cool! I love the look. I too would be really intimidated to try it. You are doing a great job!

Athina said...

Wow! You have really outdone your self! These are amazing! I think I love the teapot and the butterfly the best, but gee, it is so hard to choose! Amazing!!!

Prema Grandhi said...

Oh My God. Mind blowing techniques. Just amazing. Would love to learn

Dorlene Durham said...

I've always wanted to try this technique but it looks so intimidating! These are wonderful! Great cards Annmarie

tbryant_93 said...

Love love love these !!

tbryant_93 said...

Love love love these !

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