Today's Ways to Use it Challenge http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/fo...a-t557018.html is entitled Grab A Tissue and challenged us to use tissue paper on our cards. I used tissue two ways. First, I made faux Washi tape by adhering a strip of double sided tape to some acetate and covering it with pink tissue paper which I then stamped with Chocolate Chip polka dots. I trimmed off the tissue to form the strip, notched the end then layered onto some stitched Chocolate Chip ribbon that I also notched. For the tissue paper flower I cut 4 layers of pink tissue paper with the circles die in the four sizes. I stamped the polka dots on the smallest circles. For each layer of the flower, I folded the circles in half then put two halves together to form a whole.. I cut petals into each circle and curled the petals. I put a button brad center. My Crumb Cake base was embossed in the polka dot ef on the main portion, leaving the lower portion plain and scalloping the edge. I added one more notched ribbon and layered it all onto a white base.
Date: Thursday, July 5, 2012 GMT Views: 1212
Registered: May 31, 2009 Location: East Tennessee enjoying the mountain views Posts: 32609
Thu, Jul 05, 2012 @ 10:08 AM
very pretty Gail and what a great flower.... at first I thought you had some pink confetti tissue paper but after I read it I found out that you had stamped the polka dots, very creative my dear.... great job with the challenge,, TFS
Registered: April 5, 2008 Location: Florida Posts: 18846
Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 6:59 AM
what a delightful card! The dotted ef goes so well with this beautiful flower!
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