This is for two DTGD challenges. Christina's DTGD11cmf1216 challenge and my DTGD!!kittie747 challenge. I hope you will come and play along.
I made this flower using three different size scalloped Nestabilities. I cut out two scalloped sections from each one to help shape them and then glued one side of the cut to the other. I softened them up rolling a stylus over the paper to make it easier to shape, distressed the edges by sponging with Antique Linen and then cut down a tiny bit toward the center of the flower in between every other scallop. I punched a one inch circle and a 3/4 inch circle and cut around each of them with my mini scalloped scissors to create the scalloped border to match the die cut flowers. I didn't cut out a section of either of these but just sponged on color and shaped with the sylus. I finished the center of the flower with three tiny shaped hydrangea blossoms and a 1/4' flowermade with cardstock that I ran directly over the Antique Linen ink pad so they would be darer than the rest of the flower. I cut two foliage pieces, distressed the edged and then sponged on a little Antique Linen. I created the frame using a Rubbernecker frame image and cut out the center with a craft knife. I distressed both the inner frame as well as the outside borders and sponged with Antique Linen. I mounted the frame with mounting tape over an embossed piece of artichoke cardstock that matches the foliage. I really like the look of the all dark green and think it highlights the flower, tag and frame perfectly. This is way out of my norm with all the distressing but I had a great time.
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Sun, Jul 31, 2011 @ 9:25 AM
Ai yi yi and ho-leeee schmokes girl! Kittie, your gallery needs to be a coffee table book- and I would never leave the couch! Hugs....
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"The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun scorched land and strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden." Isaiah 58:11