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Friday, May 6, 2016

STAMPIN' UP! ROSE - #3 & #4


When I cut this white Rose, I had intended to paper piece it.  I found that there were way too many pieces to try to figure out where to go.  It was already on the white card base so I decided to make it into a sympathy card.  The sentiment was heat embossed with gold powder.


I still had the outlines from the pieces I had cut for the paper piecing, so I trimmed the appropriate areas and used the outlines instead.  I added the die cut pieces to an embossed 4" x 5 1/4" white layer.  The sentiment is from the coordinating stamp set and cut with one of the dies.  To make the sentiment stand out a bit, I lightly sponged just the ends of the piece and then added it to the card with foam dots.  I don't think I'll be paper piecing the rose any time soon.  

My only thing I would change is remembering to use the STICK IT on the back of the card stock to make it much easier to add to a layer.  I forgot to do that on all of the cards I made with this die.  I used the Stampin' Up! Fine TIp Glue which works but needs to be used very carefully and then recapped quickly so the tip doesn't clog.

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