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Tuesday Tutorial | Layers of Love

by Alicia Barry | March 25, 2015
Tuesday Tutorial | Layers of Love




Today I have a tutorial to share that follows up on a technique I used in my BTP post this week. I have used the brand new Fusion papers to create my own floral embellishments which I used to frame this mini canvas.

Today I used the flowers to create this simple card. 
 First, I fussy cut a series of floral sections from patterned paper. I also cut s second set of some of the flowers, or parts thereof. 

Next, I coloured each of the petal with watercolour pencils in two shades. I only went over the details, as I didn't want to load up too much colour.

I took a very small paintbrush, and just barely wetting it with water, went over the pencil marks, so as to blend the two colours to create highlights. 

I layered up the additional flower sections with foam dots. to create dimensional flowers.

I used a Spellbinder die to create the fancy background.  I used a sticker from the new Krafttastic stickers as my sentiment, and tied some twine around the base of the card. 
Finally I added some white microbeads to the glower centres. I kept the rest of the card really simple since the die cut was already quite detailed. This also allowed to flowers to really stand out. 
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