Tinfoil Rose Tutorial

DIY #aluminum foil ROSE! | Great for #Valentine #Wedding #Shower #Anniversary #Mothers Day | Tutorial at I Gotta Create!

You knew another fabulous aluminum foil project was coming, right? 

DIY #aluminum foil ROSE! | Great for #Valentine #Wedding #Shower #Anniversary #Mothers Day | Tutorial at I Gotta Create!

Great for Mother's Day or Valentine's Day: A thornless Silver Rose.

Of course, you'll need to make the Tinfoil "Waffle Cloth." I show you how to do that in the *Tinfoil Rickrack Tutorial here* {along with a peek at all the other amazing things you can do with foil!} 

For the rose, you'll want three sizes of circles. I used the following round punches: 1", 1-1/4" and 1-3/8." Punch 4 or 5 circles of each size out of your Tinfoil Waffle Cloth.

Now you're ready for the Spring version of the Tinfoil Craze!  

Using the smallest circle, roll a tight tube for the center. Then create 3 or 4 slightly looser cones, building up the center bud of your rose.  

See how the "cones" should look? After you get the tight center bud, use your medium sized circles to create additional leaf cones. Use your trusty low-heat glue gun to secure the petals at the base of the flower as you go. {Careful! I escaped with no burns :)}

 A glue gun is a most indispensable tool! I tell you all about mine in "A Gal's Gotta Have A Glue Gun." Now, for your outer petals, use the largest circles. Instead of making a smooth cone, pinch the bottom a bit to create a little "gather" in your petal.

DIY #aluminum foil ROSE! | Great for #Valentine #Wedding #Shower #Anniversary #Mothers Day | Tutorial at I Gotta Create!

See how the 'gathered' petals turn it into a blooming rose? 

I opened a large paper clip and poked it into the base of the rose in order to make it stand upright. This is a very basic and fun way to create a stem and display your rose. It would be fun on your desk.

But of course, I have other plans for this beauty. Follow me and stay tuned!

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Clarissa Emily said...

I LOVE this! The gears in my head are already turning. I do hair for a living and I was thinking about the different color foils you can buy at the beauty supply (the kind for highlighting hair). I don't have a crimper for paper, but I do have one that crimps my hair color tubes that would probably work just fine. Thank you for the wonderful tutorial! I can't wait to make some red foil roses for Valentines day! :)

Have a lovely day!

~Clarissa @ A Little Stone House

LifeLessOrdinary said...

How cute! What a great project, thanks for sharing. I'm visiting from Tatertots and Jello's linky party.

Joselyn @ The DIY Spot said...

Amazing! It's so pretty. Love the texture.

Elisa at home sweet nest said...

I just found you through the Funky Junk Linky party and love your roses. I would love to merge your roses with the chandelier that I made this week - they'd be like peanut butter and jelly! You'll have to check it out. Anyway thanks for sharing - I am inspired for my next lighting project now!

Melissa @ Honeybee Vintage said...

This is amazing! I will be trying it for sure;)

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

That looks great Christina. It could be used for so many different things.

Janny said...

You are the QUEEN of tinfoil. Wow! This is really beautiful!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

This is gorgeous! Thanks so much for the very informative tutorial too. Very nice!

Katalina Jewelry said...

Christina, you are most definitely the queen of tinfoil! The roses are beautiful!

Kristina @ ReMadeSimple said...

So pretty! And yes, I knew another great foil idea was coming since the amazing rickrack I still have to try-love this for Valentines cause I"m not a red/pink person-great job!

Tina Schiefer said...

Wow! Those are really pretty!

cathy@my1929charmer said...

Ok, you have been officially anointed the tinfoil queen. Seriously do you wake up at night with "tin foil" memories? You projects are always so great! Thanks for sharing your inspiration at Sunday's Best!

G Inspires said...

This is very cool, thanks for sharing. Visiting via Make the Scene Monday

G Inspires said...

This is very cool, thanks for sharing. Visiting via Make the Scene Monday

Jill said...

Oh wow! What a great flower - I have to look at your other tin foil ideas too!

I would love if you came over and linked this project to my weekly Round Tuit party at:
Have a great week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Unknown said...

That is so adorable! Okay you are officially the tin foil queen! I've never seen anyone else make such cute stuff from tin foil!

Donna said...

Who would have thought!
Nice job! They're beautiful!

Karla Do More said...

Those are so awesome!! I'm going to give them a try sometime. Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog and your lovely comment :)

Babs said...

That is so beautiful. Who would think to make a rose from aluminum foil. :) Neat!

Tammy said...

Tin foil? Are you kidding me? This looks like hammered aluminum. Wow! Thanks for sharing :)

Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

I LOVE this beautiful rose! The aluminum foil is sparkly!! Thanks so much for sharing at Oopsey Daisy!!

Unknown said...

Another terrific tinfoil project! The rose turned out beautifully! Great job...love your creativity. Thanks for sharing it!

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Sugarr2518 said...

So cute:) Thanks for sharing .

April said...

Thats an awesomelooking rose! Beautiful! xoxo

Is said...

Hi Cristina! Stopping by from What we wore and made wednesdays link party. That rose is amazing! I love it! And it seemms quite easy to make, I'll have to try this!
Thanks for sharing
Greetings from Spain

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Sooo cute!! I love this idea~ sharing it at the party tonight- thanks for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!

Melissa said...

Wow, Christina!!!! This rose is beautiful!!!!!!! I love it!!

Heaven's Walk said...

Gorgeous, Christina!!! What a wonderfully fun and creative project! :)

xoxo laurie

Sini said...

WoW! Great idea!

Honey I'm Home Blog said...

Some people are so creative! Thanks so much for sharing at Fabulous Friday at Faith, Trust, & Pixie Dust.

Warmly, Michelle

Brooke @ Inside-Out Design said...

This is so pretty! And super creative! I love using tin foil, so when I saw this in the American Crafters lineup I just had to click on it!

Kaysi @ Keeping it Simple said...

Wow that is really neat!

LeAnn-The Modest Homestead said...

Beautiful!!! You are so creative!!

DIYbyDesign said...

Such a great project. I found you over at Centsational Girl. I never knew so much could be done with aluminum foil. I am your latest follower. Hope you will stop by and consider following me back.

EasyMichArt said...

It’s amazing i can try it for my Christmas deco. I am your new follower and you are welcome to visit my blog. Thank you

Anonymous said...

Hi Christina!
Thank you for much for your lovely comment! You have such a fantastic blog, what a creativity! And love your beautiful rose, it's such a beauty! Thank for sharing! I'm pinning right now!

One More Time Events said...

What a great idea...getting ready to do a Alice and Wonderland event...pefect

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