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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

I am Honored to Host Paper Craft Planet's 3D Challenge Today!

Hello Everyone!
Susanna Boyd from Paper Craft Planet and Card of The Week asked me to host their 3D Tuesday Challenge this week!
I am so excited!
My challenge is to create a pin or wearable art using flowers and ribbon.
I have put together a little video tutorial to show you how to make a pin  from faux glass flowers but you can use any kind of flowers and ribbon to create your entry!
The pin below is a little different than the one in the tutorial but I wanted to show it to you also. 
Wouldn't this be beautiful on a denim jacket?
I used Really Reasonable Ribbon's Plum Velvet ribbon and Ivory Crochet lace.
The papers are Basic Grey and Paper Temptress's Amethyst mica/metallic.

I forgot to mention in the video that I am using a metal melting pot from Ranger industries. They are available at most craft stores. I got mine @ Joann.com.
This week the challenge is being sponsored by my friend Bonnie over @ Really Reasonable Ribbon.
Why not pop over to Paper Craft Planet now to play along with us in the challenge for your chance to win her awesome gift certificate!
If you aren't a member of Paper Craft Planet yet, there is no better time then now to join up!  It only takes a few seconds, it's free, and there are all kinds of fun things to do!

I am entering this project in the following challenges:
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge ~ Purple with Green and Gems
Polk a Doodle ~ Create a decorative item
I did a pin to decorate a blouse or jacket! ;)

Thanks for dropping by and I hope to see you in our challenge!
True :D


Mariska said...

What a stunning pin! Thank you so much for the tutorial, I'll have to give that a try. Do you mind telling me what you use to melt the Utee?


Celeste said...

Such a beautiful work of art... I really love it....

Chris said...

Awesome video True, thank you for the info!

Tina said...

WOW. Truly stunning. Thanks for sharing, I will be definately trying this.

the PaperTemptress said...

Wow, amazing pin, amazing video, amazing designer! Thanks for sharing this technique with us, I am off to create one right now. Maybe I will enter it into the PaperCraftPlanet challenge.


Nettie said...

This is gorgeous, thank you for sharing with us and joining in at Polkadoodles this week.x

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi True,

Yes, beautiful badge for on a jacket! This way you can carry your fave paper everywhere! The purple paper with the flowers you used, is one of my favorites! Very nice to see how you make it, lovely!! Great idea and how nice you could host this!
Have a fabulous day!


Trimgym said...

Great pin, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Hope Jacare said...

Thanks for playing along at C.R.A.F.T. in our inspirational photo challenge . Fab creative project! Cheers Claire x

Tracy said...

Fab Entry, thanks for joining Polkadoodles challenge, Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Anonymous said...

Hi True - this an awesome demo for some truly stunning flowers - well done and thank you for taking the time to show how it's done.

You have such a pretty voice too and you've taught me something more in listening to you. I always thought my Scottish hubby mispronounced the word 'mauve' but on hearing you I now understand that his American Mother would have said it likewise - I shall stop trying to correct him from here on! :)

All the best - keep well.

Hugs n Love,
Kim from Cuddly Buddly Crafts.

Fliss said...

This is a really beautiful brooch Trudy. The colours are gorgeous and all the elements look stunning together.
Thanks for sharing it with us at Polka Doodles this week.

FauxPainter - Dee Paramour said...

Ooo, what a stunning project. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge

Jenny said...

Such a stunning piece! And a great tutorial too. Thanks for joining in with the Polka Doodles challenge this week.

Tip Top said...

Wonderful project! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

bernietom47 said...

Stunning work of art! Awesome tutorial.
Blessings Bernie

nancyruth said...

wonderful and delightful!! Your work is thrilling and inspiring!!!

nancyruth said...

you are amazing!!! I love your work!