Enjoy by Anita Bownds (CT)
Here is what Anita has done: I stamped a Papercraft border stamp around the edges of the grey cardstock. Then I added a splash of white watercolour paint to the background of the cardstock. I’ve used a wide strip of the polka dot patterned paper, cut a bracket at each end, distressed and adhered a strip of punched out paper down the sides. I have matted my photo onto another piece of striped patterned paper, cut out a tab and stapled it to the photo. I have cut out the strip "Live in the Moment" to add as a subtitle. I’ve also used Adorn It alphas for the extra wording, and a die cut flower with a button in the middle to add a little bit more colour.
Flower Display by Sally Clark (CT)
Here is what Sally has done: I have recycled an empty scented diffuser bottle and it's reeds. I covered the bottled with a strip of paper and used the gathered ruffle ribbon trim to cover the neck of the bottle, which works really well with the curves of the bottle. I trimmed the 'Be You' strips from the strip at the bottom of each paper and adhered those to the bottle also.
The flowers were so much fun! I used my Cricut to cut 3 flowers in different sizes, dampened each flower before scrunching violently, un-scrunching slightly and holding them together with an i-Top brad. I gave each of them a burst with a heat gun which curls the edges a little and hardens them nicely. I then attached them to the reeds and cut the reeds to various lengths before arranging them in the bottle.
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