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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Altered Dies #6

Hi and welcome back to Altered Dies #6! I have had so much fun with these altered dies. I do not have a hot air balloon die so I looked through my dies to see how I could make one. Here are the steps below.




I started with these 2 dies -- Spellbinders Birdcage 1 and the smallest Fleur de Lis Rectangle.





I snipped off the top of the birdcage with scissors.




I wanted the "basket" of the balloon to have more texture like a basket so I used the Spellbinders die Raindrops On Roses made for Heartfelt Creations.




I used glue stick to glue the die over the rectangle so that I could cut around it easily.







Here is a close up of the card to see the texture on the basket better.





I hope you enjoyed seeing how I made this hot air balloon. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful and blessed day!

Challenges entered:

Our Crafty Corner:  Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge:  Cute and Cuddly

8 comments:

  1. Brilliant idea! I love to see dies used for other than the obvious. |Unfortunately I have no imagination since the accident so have to rely on Pinterest to inspire me.
    You have made a brilliant hot air balloon!

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  2. This is so cute April! Love your use of the dies to create your hot air balloon with the cute little kitty. The background and those butterflies are great too!

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  3. Darling card! You are VERY creative with the embossing folder and die! The hanging basket is ingenious! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Cute and Cuddly” Challenge!

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  4. LOL! You are the queen of altered dies, April! I always love the way you incorporate your fun imagination with the products in your stash! Your kitty in a hot air balloon is adorable! Thank you for showing how you created each part! And now for my other hat: Thanks for joining us in the {Our Crafty Corner Challenge}! Hope to see more of your pretty projects again soon!
    crafty hugs,
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    {Creative Smiles}

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  5. WOW, it's adorable. So cute. Thanks for joining us at Our Crafty Corner.

    Deni Xx

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  6. so pretty, I am so enjoying seeing what you will come up with next, this is so clever turned out wonderful!

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  7. What a fabulous idea love it. Thank you for joining us at Our Crafty Corner. Helen DT

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