I added some texture with a burlap frame that I cut using the largest Cameo Nesting Die. I cut a smaller piece of cardstock with the largest Oval Nesting Die and lined the edge with a pearl pen.
I wanted to make my flamingo look as lifelike as possible, so I used the Flamingo Die to cut two flamingos from patterned paper, one pink and the other orange. I cut the orange legs and beak from one die-cut and layered them on top of the pink flamingo die-cut. I blurred the seams with pink and orange ink for a smooth finish. I added a Blue Iceberg Gemstone for the flamingo's eye.
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you are finding a way to stay warm!
Couture Creations Supplies:
CO723709 Glamour Days Collection - Flamingo Die
CO723219 Cameo Nesting Dies
CO723044 Oval Nesting Dies
CO721992 Blue Iceberg Self Adhesive Gemstones
CO721961 Foam Mounting Tape
A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend Silly Sunday at Photo Continental to do a make and Take.. I created a banner using some awesome Core'dinations Glitter Silk Cardstock and the Couture Creations Madeline lace dies and Secret Treasures Dies... For those of you who wanted to do some more of this banner and for those who just want to learn how to make 5 different flowers from the 1 die... here are the instructions
Start off by cutting Opulent Opal Glitter Silk Core'dinations Cardstock to 4" x 6". Measure the piece 2" from the length and 2" from the width. Then cut from each corner into the measurement cross to form a banner, as below.
Using the Madeline Lace Die Lacy 8 cut some Core'dinations cardstock in a contrasting colour. Cut the round section in half and one half into quarters. Cut the square piece into quarters also.
Add to your banners with Couture Creations Mini Glue Spots.
Adhere half of lace die to banner. Using the Couture Creations Secret Treasures Die Retro Flower cut 3 die cuts from your contrasting cardstock. Then pinch each petal and bend upwards, stack flowers as shown below adhering together with Couture Creations Craft Glue Spots and adhere to banner.
Add the tiny retro flower randomly over banner.
Cut another Lacy 8 die cut and cut circle in half for this banner.. add a quarter of the die cut to top corner of banner and the half to the left hand side. Cut 3 more retro flowers curling the ends of the petals with a skewer, slightly bend petals upward... stack flowers as per pic below finishing with a single med retro flower. Adhere to banner
Adhere a full round Lacy 8 Die cut to a Banner with Mini Glue Spots.
Cut another 3 Retro Flowers and stack them off center from large to med. Using the Couture Creations Paper Piercer from the Handheld Essentials Kit to place a hole through the center. Add a brad through the hole. Spritz with water and scrunch petals around brad. Spritz each layer and repeat scrunch until all petals are scrunched around brad. Spread out petals to desired shape and let dry. Adhere to middle of lace dice cut.