paper Roses oh how real they seem to be!!!

Lately I ve gotten to see how pretty all the paper flowers are and thought I d try to make some of these …

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some flowers I made this week

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some are made with my Cricut 

Some of the flowers I got a pattern off the internet there name is on the pdf file, sorry I forgot where I got it. These flowers were hard to make some of the cricut cuts were a guess and mix and match of flower parts. but they are cute. Shout out to Elizabeth Humphery !! Thank you for your beautiful paper flowers they were so inspiring  I had to try them… and thank you for all the fun in a box…   Flower 123WhiteRoseTemplatePaperRoseInstructions2

Hope you enjoy the flowers ……………………

Mix media ART Greeting card

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lyrical letters has it …. I wanted to make a stencil out of it but that didn’t pan out.so instead I cut 2 -5 inch and 2 -3 inch flowers …{press connect button  then shift, spring and the cut  button  .   then press repeat and cut again.} I had a hard time getting it to work but thanks to the new group I joined on Facebook , I got help..I used my favorite paints by Lumiere, stamps odd ones to worn out to read.. LOL… INK IT UP INKS,  Elmer’s glue,  pens and sharpie markers…..

I got the general lay out by a tutorial from

Mystic Tulip Mixed Media

any questions add them here under comments… ok more photos of this card for my Sister Mary Jane. shushh she doesn’t know it.. LOL……..

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Every one loves free e- magazines….

So I have my collection on pinterest and thought maybe it was time to share these wonderful free magazine that I found  over the surfing on the internet I do.

http://pinterest.com/rosebudinnh/online-magazines-for-free/

 

April showers bring May flowers swap…..With Edie Cournoyer

Another fun swap with Edie …I forgot to photo the first half of the swap with umbrella  , but I did get the photos of the 2nd half of the swap…

 

 

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First I folded the mulberry paper in sections. then cut them into squares and then to random shaped circles , some I wet the edges and tore to give it a feathered look edge, then randomly used a pair of scissors and curled the edges of paper to look more like poppies.then used my awl,to poke a small hole in the flower and the paper petals.and cut some green circles of paper, and Crinkled the papers and wrinkled then opened back up.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAnow I assembled then with a dark brad. And it still looked plain so I fluffed the paper with the Awl, and then cut the black flower petal in to small strips so it would look like a poppy flower.arranged the petals and , finished them…

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe small Black flower was cut on my Cricut  machine.

 

A really fun and crafty place I have found………………

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The people here are so great , And it doesn’,t matter what level your on because the low cost of classes are great……….like $10.. and up   check it out ..Joining  the GROUPS are  FREE …. Join in on  ALL FREE classes, live on line at  Tuesday Schmooze day!!!!

I love my new found home there………………….. stop by my page there and leave some love…. see you there…………

haunted house with spirits

I just couldn’t wait for my new Cricut cartridge so I started my card with out it.  I made my house by drawing over and over again and trying to size it just right.   I use bright Brilliance   inks for the back ground added by using a sponge. and dabbing , then I stippeled and added black ink . To blend the colors I used a baby wipe, works great….  rubbing slightly so it doesn’t tear or mark your paper .  Boo was made by Cricut {Plaintin school book cartridge} Added a personal touch by adding my grandchildren’s photos in the windows.

 I made the black button with polymer clay , easy tip for making these spray mist a water bottle cap with water, then push into clay . round a little ball and stick it to the clay in the cap pull up and it should come up easy… bake to clay package directions.

 

 

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