I really wanted to find the cord to the sewing machine.

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I started my day poking around in the stock boxes from the shop in hopes of finding the cord to my sewing machine. Apparently this is to be a lost cause. I did however find a box of old artificial flowers. I decided to try some techniques for altering them. I didn’t care for them too much anymore….so if they got ruined in the pursuit of art all I was loosing was a little time.  I am THRILLED with how it turned out : )

Thank you Stella for displaying my flower with shabby chic style : ) I can’t even begin to tell you how many steps it took to get to this point lol.

I love it so much that I sewed on a pin back so I can wear it to dress up a sweater or tank top…or even a purse????

↓↓Before and After↓↓

No I am not playing a trick on you…this was the same flower!!! Not to say that yellow roses aren’t nice and all. LOL I like the after a whole lot better : ) And are you noticing that there are two flowers??? You guessed it…I will be giving this one a makeover too!

So I also finished a couple of cards to share with you.

Awwww. I love this vintage image from Graphics Fairy. She is too sweet.

Makes me wish I had a little girl. Or a bunny. Yeah I”ll take the bunny instead.

New favorite flower for a card. I found this ribbon while looking for that darn cord. Very easy and stitched up super quick.

I think I was channeling my inner Tim Holtz with all the ink on this card.

This was a purchased flower that I pulled apart and stamped, then added gold netting and a beautiful brad center. There’s a bit of twine looped in the back also for extra detail.

There’s like 5 different Distress Ink colors there haha. Once I got started it was hard to stop. I tucked this tag made with papers from My Minds Eye behind a glittery frame and layered it on a strip of typography from Jenni Bowlin Mercantile.

But….I did not find the cord to my sewing machine. Dang. Guess I’ll look again tomorrow. I might even find some more treasures to create with for my next post.

7 responses »

  1. I am with you I love the card with the little girl and bunny…too sweet! The flower is perfect…you have to offer a class on this…I too lost a cord to a sewing machine in a move and it must of went to that moving black hole!

  2. I can just see you picking that yellow flower apart..and creating it into the beauty that it became. I just know you are going to give that flower pin to your BFF :0) I too adore that little girl and bunny image! Fabulous!! You can see tell all the hard work and love your put into all of these!! When is march going to get here? Can’t wait to see the shop :0)
    Hugs and smootches from your BFF!!

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