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Altered Dogwood Gift Box

Other Products: Small cheese wedge box (laughing cow), white mini ball trim, raspberry sequin trim, rhinestone floral sprigs, diamond stickles, white & light green cardstock, green micro beads, shabby shutters distress ink, Colorbox pink pigment ink, raspberry picot ribbon, Copic Markers: E35, 31, G20, YG63, RV02, & 00, pop-dots

Watch this video to learn different shaping techniques using the dogwood flowers.

Instructions: Cut a strip of pink designer paper 3/4" X 15" long. You will have to splice an extra piece to get the length. Glue ball trim to both long sides of the strip. Trace a circle, using the lid as a guide, onto pink diamond print designer paper and cut out with scissors. Glue ball trim around outside edge. Glue top to lid first then glue strip around edge of lid. If bottom of cheese box has packaging around it just peel it off. Glue sequin trim around edge of lid top and around bottom edge as pictured.

On white cardstock stamp one each of the smaller set of dogwood petals, two sets of each leaf, & two dogwood flower branches using black ink. Cut with matching dies. Using green cardstock cut stamens for each flower. Color flower petals by sponging on Colorbox pink and rich cocoa just in the notches. Color leaves using distress ink. Color floral branches using E35 & 31 for wood, RV02 & 00 for petals and YG63 & G20 for leaves. Using video above shape flowers and add stamens to centers and glue micro beads to tips with glue. Stack double pop-dots to center of lid to give middle flowers some dimension. Snip floral branches in half and arrange flowers, leaves, and branches as pictured, Make a double medium bow and glue among flowers. Glue rhinestone sprigs in to finish the box.

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