PINK?" She was so serious it was cute. I gave her the generic answer of , "because their green sweetheart, that's the way god made them" Apparently that was not the appropriate answer. So today she asked if we could make her a "GIRL" tree. And then it hit me.
I figured out how to make really cute roses with my cricut & SURE CUTS ALOT software. Why not make a whole bunch of them and make her a little tree sign. Here is how I did it!
I tweeked a jpg that I found on google of a scalloped spiral so that it would cut on my cricut. (using inkscape and Sure Cuts Alot 2)
Then using some mauve (ok, fine, i'll call it pink) ink that I picked up at Roberts for $1 I just brushed it over the edges of the scallops.
Then I used my embossing stylus (but anything long and skinny like a skewer would work) and I started at the end and started rolling up the spiral.
When you get it all finished it looks like a really tight rose bud. You can glue it like that or I let go to loosen it up a bit.
After you get all your roses complete call in your favorite 5 year old helper to give you a hand.
Not too shabby if you ask me (especially for a 5 year old)