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Thursday, 20 March 2014

Dreams have Wings by Sue Smyth


 

As you know I love making little off the page things, and this was inspired by something
I saw on the web.
I knew with Couture Creations dies at the ready I would be able to do my own version of this 
heart token/mobile with wings.


The nicely embossed Secret Treasure Keys to my heart key die
was cut out of light weight chipboard and embossed with gold emboss powder, for a 
luscious gold look try double embossing.


Secret Treasures Feather die is cut from white cardstock, liberally coated with pearl paint 
and Couture Creations Glitz' n Glamour Crystalina 

Add a few beads and tassels to finish.

If you want to try this too, 
be sure to follow my step by step instructions below

And you may find another use for your emboss folders too!

 




Cut 2 large hearts from medium weight cardstock and adhere together.


Cover with old book pages and adhere down with liberal amounts of gel medium.
Cover front and back


Ink around the outside with brown ink, and use Vine embossing folder as a stamp around the edges.
Make sure to was off ink immediately to clean well.


Dry brush with gesso, but do not cover the stamped images.
When gesso is dry, cover whole heart in crackle medium and allow to dry


Die cut a smaller heart from chipboard and cover with red ink.


Coat with a crackle medium and allow to dry.


Cut 8 Feathers from white cardstock and paint with pearl paint
when dry cover with Glitz' n Glamour Crystalina, set aside to dry  


Spritz large heart with a little red glimmer spray, wipe off excess if needed
Adhere smaller heart into the centre with 3 D foam tape as pictured. 
Rub black ink into red heart, then coat with Red Glitz n Glamour 


Insert a gold eyelet into the top and bottom of the heart, you may need a crop-a-dile for this.
Then adhere wings to the sides of the large text heart.


Decorate the heart with a chip butterfly, paper flowers and a 
personalized banner.
Add embossed Key and Couture Creations Moonlight adhesive pearls.
Also add beads and tassels as pictured to complete your own dreams have wings token.
 
Couture Creations Products Used
 
https://www.facebook.com/couture.creations.aus
 

Happy Crafting 
 
 



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