Coffee Filter Roses - Aunt Peaches
Back in my failed former days as a window dresser, I got some good advice from Tanja, the Grand Dame of the cosmetics department. Originally from Romania, Tanja was widely renowned for her eyebrow waxing skills and had arrived at a point in her career when she only had to take one appointment a day,...Read More
Tutorial: Frayed Rosettes and Bow.
Sharing on my blog this tutorial that has graced the pages of Somerset Life last year. Many of you are already familiar with fabric frayed rosettes,…
My Ribbon Roses in Somerset Life.
Having my work published in one of my favorite magazines is a dream coming true...Totally flattered by this feature! A huge thank you, Christen and Somerset Life! Just a few wrapping ideas with my ribbon roses... You can use Christmas stamps instead of the Paris ones, add some sparkle here and there and you're set for the upcoming Holiday Season! My 'how-to' in print... simply perfect! The Stampington ladies have such a special touch. And then, I was totally surprised to see my cookie…
4. To age the rose, soak it in a cold mixture of coffee, cinnamon and other ingredients that stain, you can easily find in your kitchen. Just experiment to find the 'magic recipe' that works for you! It might be necessary to wash a bit of the color off, for a more natural look.