Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Winter "flowers"

I took a stab at making my own decorative flowers during the weekend. I made them from an old paperback book, Pearl Ex powders mixed with floor polish, and miniature brads, rhinestones, and half "pearls." I think they turned out really nicely!

I used my Cuttlebug, a die-cutting machine, to cut out assorted flower and circle shapes. Then, I assembled them into flowers. They will decorate future cards and other stamped items. What do you think?

3 comments:

Angel and Kirby said...

They did turn out pretty!

Amy said...

Sweet!

But, um, floor polish?

starqueen said...

Hi Rene,
I love your flowers! Will you share your recipe with Pearl Ex and floor polish...I've never heard of that. Do you cut your flowers out before or after you Pearl Ex your paper?

Your cats are sweet. I have two feline children and they bring great joy to my life!
Thanks for sharing!

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