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Saturday, July 31, 2010

A Easy Peasy Crystal Flower Embellishment

Hello, I love to embellish cards. One of the things I fiddle around with a lot is making up new things to embellish hand-made cards. These add the ooolala to all sorts of crafts and cards. With all of the wonderful blogs out there in cyber space I have learned a lot of neat ideas to make embellishments. Here is a simple one I came up with.

1. Punch out three layers of acetate  flowers with your choice of a floral punch.
2. Grab some ink and rub it on the punched acetate flowers. Make each layer a little darker than the other.
2. Arrange the layers from the lightest on the bottom to the darkest on tip. I used glue dots toadhere each layer and added a crytalfor the centr of the flower. Buttons, flower soft and so many other things can be used.

This was a fun and easy embellishment to make. Below is a picture of how I used it with a digi stamp by Sliekje. She shares her wonderful talents by offering free digi stamps.I love her work and truly appreciate her as an artist. Here is a link to her blog:

Here is a close-up of the little crystal flower.

Have fun with this simple crafting idea. If you try this. please share your experinece.

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