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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Bits and Bobs #6

Hi and welcome to my blog. I am showing another bits and bobs card today. I am hoping to whittle down my stash of supplies but I think it might take a lifetime! LOL!  I hope I make a small dent anyway.




I came across a jar of Paper Perfect. I don't ever remember buying it OR using it, but I must have since about a third of is gone!  I spread the paste on a piece of plastic and let it dry over night. To make a bumpier texture I patted it with my palette knife.








After it dried I just peeled it off the plastic. The top looks like handmade paper and the bottom looks smooth and plastic like.






Next I decided to cut flowers and leaves from this "paper."  It did no cut through using my dies, so I had to finish cutting them out with my scissors. I then colored them using Spectrum Noir markers. I found that alcohol markers work better than anything else.





I found the lady image in my stash and I colored her using colored pencils and Gamsol. The patterned paper was a scrap and I found the ribbon in a batch I had dyed awhile back. I used a border punch at the bottom of the card.


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Challenges entered:

Inspiration Destination:  Anything Goes #124
Simon Says Monday Challenge:  Handmade Flowers




6 comments:

  1. What an elegant and artistic card! I love that lady and the cool background. I have not ever even heard of this product! That is really cool to make your own paper to create the flowers.

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  2. I have not heard of that product, either. I did buy a small paper making kit that I could use instead. Great card as usual. :D

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  3. What a great idea to make your own "paper" for the flowers! Cool - thanks for sharing that! Lovely card too with the elegant lady! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge! hugs, Maura

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  4. Love your ability to put together all those fun bits and bobs! This is so pretty - great use of the paste too. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. Beautiful! Loved the background paper, hand made flowers, navy lace trim, elegant lady in blue, and hand-dyed ribbon. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. I have that same paste and I am not sure why I bought it either years ago, I have it sitting on my desk but still haven't used it, I love your idea for it... Such a lovely vintage scene you have created with all your older goodies, doesn't it feel great to use some old products!

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