-After cutting two of the flower (Sizzix retired) I cut in half and used three pieces to create the flower.
-Ink distressing was done on the flower center to get an orange color.
-Paper sculpting was done on the petals with a metal ball stylus; I roll the ball in circles on the petal’s back side as it lies on a folded paper towel.
-The flower center was die cut from a box I got silk flowers in, I then Cuttlebug embossed and cut it in half.
-The leaves are die cut and scored to create the veins and I also did a little paper sculpting between the veins using the same process as the flower petals.
-Martha Stewart border punch and I added the brads to the highest punch out.
-Scoring on the dotted panel was done with the Scor-Pal.
-Ink distressing is done on the tan textured and yellow cardstock.
Sizzix - Flower Daisy #3 (retired)
Spellbinder: Shapeabilities – Sunflowers (for the leaves)
Martha Stewart – Zig Zag border punch
Cuttlebug and D’vine Swirls embossing folder
1/16” circle punch
metal ball stylus and paper towel
I love these flowers one and two but they are so much work so when I saw this die cut in jaydekay's gallery I was on a hunt to find it. It took me a while but with Judy's help I found one and I actually ended up bidding and won the eBay lot of die cuts that she linked me to view the image. So Judy if you see this thanks for your help and all your inspiration!
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Fri, Dec 25, 2009 @ 8:45 PM
Very pretty! Love the half flower and the border punches!
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Fri, Dec 25, 2009 @ 9:43 PM
WOW! Roxie, this is gorgeous.. I am so glad you were able to get this fun die... the possibilities are endless for creating with it...
Beautiful design with the stripes and the dots. Fun border punch too! Perfect to showcase for the flower! Everything came together just great!
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