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Saturday, March 24, 2012

I'm a Little Teapot.

In the UK they just recently celebrated Mother's Day. The challenge this week at Top Tip Tuesday is to make a Mother's Day/Craft Buddy card. I followed Deneen's teapot tutorial and made a Mother's Day card. I made flowers from acetate using alcohol inks to add to the teapot. My tip is this -- When stamping images on acetate using Staz On ink, remember to turn over the acetate and use the alcohol inks on the other side, because the alcohol will make the Staz On ink run. I messed up a few flowers because I forgot this tip! LOL!


12 comments:

Karalee Ingram said...

Oh April, this is just about the cleverest ever. I love it. You come up with the best ideas.

Brenda said...

How cute is this!!! Love the acetate flowers - will have to try that one!

Julia Aston said...

What a beautiful flowered teapot! Love the acetate flowers and pretty pearl 'knob' on the top of the teapot!

Ellen said...

Beautiful teapot! Love the papers and your pearl! very inspiring! tfs

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful teapot, love the acetate flowers. A great tip too. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Sue said...

April, this is so cute! Love the colors and your acetate flowers are wonderful.

Hugs
Sue

Bettina L. said...

Such a beautiful teapot. Love the design and a great tip too. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Annette said...

Wow, you used the teapot template. It's so fab. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday.
Annette
xx

Donna Ellis said...

Absolutely remarkable, April! The attention to detail on this card is amaing with the pearl lid handle, and pretty colors. Did you hand cut the flowers, or did the acetate go through your die cutting machine? I've not hand luck with cutting acetate in the machines.

April said...

Donna, I hand cut the flowers since I didn't have a die cut to match these particular flowers. I haven't tried cutting the acetate in the cutting machine yet.

Hugs, April

Anonymous said...

Really Beautiful work! love your tea pot! and wow your brave with the acetate! well done Great! Thanks for joining in with us on the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge this time hugs Samantha :0)

Gio said...

So inventive!! really cute card!

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