Sunday, March 7, 2010

National Craft Month & Lamp Shade

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Hi Everyone,
Welcome to a fantastic month of celebration from International Woman's Day, St Patrick's Day to our favorite ~ National Craft Month!
We plan on creating wonderful inspirations for you with a Wow Factor.

Today we are celebrating the gift of Light. Without light it is hard to create ART!

I’m Maggie with you today as I share a simple tutorial using the Cricut ExpressionProvo Craft Gypsy, and Cuttlebug from Provo Craft

Supplies: Sassafras papers, terrifically tacky tape, glitter from Ek Success (MS), Zip Dry glue, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Colorbok fluid chalk, Brads, Prima Say it in Studs.

How to:
1.Select the shadow on the Accent Essential Cartridge and size to 4 inches, multiply by 2, then down size to 3.5 inches, downsize again to 3 inches, downsize again to 2.5 inches for a total of 8 flowers.

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2. Ink the edges, spritz the flowers with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, crumple and let dry for 2 minutes. The smaller flowers add glitter using the EK Success and MS fine gold glitter.

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3.Unfurl the flowers a little bit, insert a brad into the center.

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4. Use tacky tape and adhere the flowers to the lampshade, add Organza Ribbon for a finishing touch.

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5. Adhere Prima Say it in Studs to the sides of the flowers, add the punch butterflies.


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Voila, you are done!

Here is the finish Lampshade…wasn’t that easy, eh?

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Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to leave a comment letting us know what you think?

Have an inspiring day!
Maggie


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8 comments:

Brens Designs said...

Wow Maggie! This is awesome! Love it!!!

iluvmybugs said...

How pretty that lampshade looks with these embellishments!!! TFS

Terry

Myra said...

Wow, that is beautiful. Love the colors and thanks for the tutorial!

Melissa said...

So, so, so BEAUTIFUL! This looks like something that would sell for big bucks in a fancy boutique!

Donna VW said...

That is such a great idea, thanks for sharing.

alwayscharlie said...

Very, very pretty!

notquitemarthastewart said...

utterly fabulous, darling!

flowerdisco said...

beautiful.