Thursday, July 12, 2012

Fence Flowers?

 Welcome to another Impression Obsession DT Thursday! Since we featured our dies in our challenge posts last week, I thought I'd share another fun use for the fence die.


I used the Bare Tree die's negative space to begin my scene. You can see that I used the Fence die upside-down for a more simple fence style... but did you noticed the flowers on the tree? I made those with the fence die, too! Here's what I did:

After cutting out the fence shape, I trimmed off the toothed end above the horizontal line. I also trimmed below the negative cut, since the shape is pretty similar.

 I used a small stylus to roll up each strip, securing the end with a dot of glue.

When the glue was dry, I carefully bent back the petals of my flower. 


Here's a closer look!

 Dies are so much more fun when they can serve more than one purpose - I hope you're inspired to look at your dies differently! Thanks so much for stopping by!



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11 comments:

  1. Wow...I had the card in my hands and didn't get that you MADE the flowers. How cool! You are too creative Dina!

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  2. Too awesome for words!!f You have vision and that's a powerful thing!

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  3. You are so good at seeing "outside the die" ! Love the negative tree too.

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  4. Wow! How awesome is that!? That is so cool! I have the fence die but not the the tree. great idea!

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  5. Such a great idea- love the little blossoms you made with the bottom of the doe! Genius!

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  6. Oh Wow, cool I love your design, lovely flowers, great scene!

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  7. Lovely card, beautiful flowers

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  8. How creative and how very pretty!

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  9. You go, girl!
    Bloomin' good wrap!
    Keep Looking Up!

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  10. Fabulous tutorial! Now I'll try it!

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  11. Dina, that is so darned clever! Love it! TFS.

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