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Friday 14 May 2010

This weeks SCD challenge

The challenge theme this week is flowers. So after much thought i decided to print off an image i had stored in my computer. I reduced to size and printed it on to a transparency, which give my image a film like quality. I covered my 2x2 inch base in dictionary paper, inked the edges in brown ink and a brown pen. When i placed my image on the top i found that you could see all the printed text underneath, especially on her face which i didn't like. So i found some off white acrylic paint and dabbed it on to the dictionary paper and placed my image. Not only did this give the effect i wanted but it also adhered the image.
The flowers in the corner were punched out of cream shrink plastic with Martha Stewart punch (a punch and stamp set) So once i punched three out (i wouldn't advice this as the shrink plastic is a little on the thick side and it was quite hard to Punch through, if you have a die cutting machine find a flower style you like and you can probably get the same effect), i used the stamp supplied to make the coloured centers, shrunk with a heat gun and slightly curled the edges before it cooled. (you will need asbestos fingers for this job LOL! ) and then adhered it to my 2x2 with glossy accents.


  1. Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for joining us this week at Something Completely Different.

  2. gorgeous twinchie Karen - hope you have a great weekend...see you soon x

  3. Great twinchie - love the effect with the words in the background but they don't distract from the image. Well done.

  4. This is simply a wonderful Twinchie. Love the imagery. Thanks for playing at SCD this week.