Sunday, February 7, 2010

Challenge Masters Technique challenge

Technique Challenge at
I just posted this technique for February's challenges here.  Come play along with us!
Create your own vintage embellishements
using a dictionary/ vintage book!
1. Punch a shape out of vintage book/ dictionary.  You need at least 3 to create a flower.
2. color shape ( I used Stampin up watercolor crayons and a blender pen )

3. cut slit in one circle- adhear together with glue dots.
Cut 1/4 out of one shape and adhear together with glue dots.

4. pinch and layer
Embellish as desired!
Also on my layout, I added a vintage page above the photo, using the notebook paper punch from Stampin up as well as more watercolor crayons and the blender pen.  I embossed the hearts and the title "adorable."
I hope you have a blast reusing all those books/ dictionaries that are just sitting on the shelf collecting dust!


Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

omygosh!!!! jennifer!!! those flowers are beautiful!!!!!! loveeeeeeeeeee that lo too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Mel said...

Wow these are just gorgeous, just love it and thank you so much for sharing, I am going to give these a go, they are just beautiful.

Jessica Wilson said...

Love those flowers:) They are great! Beautiful layout too!
Love, Jess

T.J. said...

wordy embellishments?! Love it! Hope you are cozily snowed in down there :)

Happie Stamper said...

LOVE THEM! I want to go try it out. TFS~

Anonymous said...


i absolutely love the florette you've created's inspiring, I just might have to try it!

i'm pretty sure this is my first visit to your site, i'll look around some more, i'll also look for your follow button...

come see me too sometime


Kim said...

those flowers are gorgeous :)

Crystal said...

WOW! Jennifer those are amazing! I bought a dictionary awhile back for this idea! Great job!

T.J. said...

hey- you know everything I'm learning about scrapping is from you, so who knows if this is pertinent or not, but a blog I follow has a call out for a new design team member- didn't know if you were interested...

if this information doesn't take you there, just click on Vintage Chic in my blog roll.


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