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Showcase - Flower Shaping

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Showcase - Flower Shaping

Shadow Boxes Just finished these floral shaping birthday gifts for cousins who happen to be twins. Was pleasantly surprised to find water based stain from Hobby Lobby was a breeze to apply to the shadow boxes (also from Hobby Lobby), no streaking. I’ve had a lot of fun working with these papers, designed from an 1871 Philadelphia based type foundry collection among other sources so I hope my cousin will enjoy that bit of local history as she loves all things Victorian and antique. I can’t wait to try them with a dark rose floral since they are so neutral...

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Floral Tags - Shaped Paper Flower Project

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Floral Tags - Shaped Paper Flower Project

Special Occasion Tags I was inspired by a vintage rose project from Heartfelt Creations (a very inspirational channel) which had some dark pink roses on a dark brown background along with some other die cut embellishments and very muted colored scrapbook papers. A lot of eye catching contrast but muted and moody as well. I have also been experimenting with inked embossing folder techniques and combining textures with embossing and dimensional shaped flowers.  I think creating deluxe tags like these are perfect for very special occasions like weddings and rather than embellish another paper box for my daughter's Easter gift...

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Showcase – Shaped Paper Flowers

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Showcase – Shaped Paper Flowers

Shaped Paper Flower Project I have been enjoying making these paper flower creations for gifts and embellishments. I used die cuts and tried several different papers. All elements are made with paper. I made a glue/water sizing mixture to soak paper for some of the elements. To shape the stems and curled elements outside the flower I used the tiny cut off edges from scrapbook paper, dipped my finger in the sizing and ran it along the paper until it was lightly soaked and then I carefully began to twist the paper until it was a tight stem. I inked...

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