5/18/2013

Floral Fantasy!

 
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Floral Fantasy!
 
Admittedly I have a fetish for flowers, in fact anything at all that has some sort of floral pattern will win me over. So its probably no surprise that for this "fantasy" blog hop, I went for what I fantasize about the most, beautiful flowers.

 
I began with a 12X12 transparency from Prima shown here
this transparency has been sitting in my stash for a very long time and was begging to be used. I felt that the Terri Sproul Mixers and the 3D Crystal Lacquer would be the perfect product to use on this product and I was right!!
I painted the entire image with the Terri Spoul mixers and 3D Crystal Lacquer. Once that was dry I cut my 12X12 transparency into 4 - 6X6 pieces. I made a frame with my cricut machine out of cardstock and started the layering process. I painted chipboard birds with the mixers and placed them on different transparencies. I layered the lettering as well.





 
 This last photo shows you just how beautiful the shimmer of the flowers are on the transparency. But I also made these little 3D Crystal Lacquer flowers. So fun and easy to make.
First I carefully added some 3D Crystal Lacquer to a small squeezable container (sold at Sakura) and added some Terri Sproul shimmer mixers.  I made petal like shapes on a Teflon mat and let them dry. As shown below. Then I glued layers of petals together in a flower shape with the 3D Crystal lacquer. Are these little flowers the cutest or what?

 I hope that you have enjoyed my little fantasy escape, the winter was very long, so this project really cheered me up and was easy to make. I'm giving this to the music teacher at my school.
 
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20 comments:

Creando Con Detalles said...

wow that is really gorgeous, loved the flowers and how you made the petals for the flowers. Awesome work and loved every detail!!!!!

Terri Sproul said...

Spechless

Peggy Oliver said...

Oh Lee, this is beautiful! Really I love it and the message too! those flowers are too cute!

Dale Anne Potter said...

This is AWESOME Lee! I love all the layers and techniques. THANKS for sharing!!!

juscrap said...

Soo beautiful! Love it!

Debi tullier said...

Love this Lee!

Juliana Pace said...

This is beautiful and love the sentiment...made me think right off "dance like there's no one watching" for some reason... Love it and it is my favorite so far. Thanks for sharing! Lovely!

ByLightOfMoon said...

Your plaque is absolutely FabLuOus!

Your ransparency worked great and you are very talented.

Thanks for the materials list and instructions!

I Google+, facebook, and will pin if possible.
Smiles, Cyndi

Maria A. Lugo said...

Bello todo el trabajo lo de las flores me encanto, Felicitaciones

Karen Lackey said...

I love your flowers! And I love how you took advantage of the transparency of the Crystal Lacquer!

Pam Latham said...

LOve Love LOve it!!
dancered vous

Chris Wooten said...

Holy Moly, I want to learn to use that stuff. I have some little jars of powder shimmer, not sure of the brand but I think it3d is the same stuff...now all i need is that lacquer. Thanks Lee for this inspiration today and what fun it was.

chris@iwooten.com

Rhonda Helm said...

beautiful lee. love how the light can shine thru. this is a awesome piece. love it.

Chris Wooten said...

I love this. I have not used transparent items either. Not much crafting for me the past year, but I have still be reading the blogs.

Thanks for inviting me to the blog hop, learned many new things I want to try.

WOWSA is all I can say about your project. As usual you are over the top.

chris@iwooten.com

Lynda Jeffs said...

Okay - this is my most favorite project of the day - I love the entire thing! I have got to get me some of this stuff!!!

Pam said...

Excellent use of a transparency !! And the pink flower, too cute !

Robin Horasanian said...

You've made a really beautiful plaque. And that little flower you made with the Crystal Lacquer is awesome!

Lyneen said...

Your little flowers are ingenious... LOVE them... your project looks like a leaded window... BEAUTIFUL!!!!

Camille Short said...

Beautiful!

Angelica Chambers said...

She will love this gift! Such a beautiful piece of art! Nice work! Thanks for sharing!