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01/26/2010

TEXTILE WEEK... (DAY 2 OF 5)

Give your cards a softer side by adding textiles as trims.  Using fabric on your cards adds a whole different dimension.  Anyone who loves textiles will fall in love with cloth creations - whether you are the giver or the receiver of the card!

Tuesday card

I used the Flower Fold Bigz XL Die in the Big Shot to cut these flowers from fabric.  You may cut eight layers of cotton with many of the Big Shot Dies.  This particular Die has a score line, so I was only able to cut four flowers at a time to avoid cutting fabric where the score line is positioned.  I'm still experimenting and learning as I go with this new art form.

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I wanted a Shabby Chic look, so after adhering the center of each flower to the card with a small dab of Tombow Multi Purpose Adhesive, I used the point of the Piercing Tool to rough up the edges by pulling threads out.

Supplies & Accessories: Stamp Set #111634 Fresh Cuts; Stamp Pad #101179; Textured Card Stock #108696 Elegant Eggplant; Card Stock #101658 Pale Plum; Embossing Folder #117335 Perfect Polka Dots Impression Folder; Punches #107305 Large Oval, #107304 Small Oval, #109047 3/16" Corner Rounder, #110711 Boho Blossoms; Sizzix Big Shot #113439 Die-Cut Machine; Bigz XL Die #115970 Flower Folds; Adhesive #110755 Tombow Multi Purpose; Tool #116631 Paper-Piercing Tool; Embellishment #109114 Pretties Kit White Pearls.

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The highlighted products of this card are not stamps, ink or paper, but THE BIG SHOT!   As Stampin' Up! diversifies, we are able to expand our creative vignettes.  If you'd like to JOIN MY TEAM in this great, growing company, I'll welcome you with open arms, whether you live on my street or in another city.

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You may order 24/7 by clicking on my Stampin' Up! Store button or my Polka Dots Store button, top right.  Check out the benefit you can receive by purchasing a BIG SHOT DIE CUT MACHINE from me.  Click on Classes & Clubs at the top of this page, and scroll down to Big Shot Club.

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