For RENEE!!!!....Crochet flowers and lace trim tutorials! these are beautiful!
10 ways to crochet a flower
DIY crochet ball
Dly's Hooks and Yarns: ~ Squircle v-3 ~
Granny Spike Stitch - leaves fewer gaps, because the second double crochet is crochet through the top of the second double crochet of the row below. Possibly use a dc,tc, dc pattern in the clusters?
Crochet flower tutorial