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Other Materials: Texture paste; gesso; gold alchemy wax; Tim Holtz ideaology box; frame; door handle; clipboard; lantern; photo frames and corner edges. Trinkets from my collection; Wild Honey Distress Ink; Tattered Rose Distress Ink; Vintage photo distress Ink; Peeled Paint Distress Ink. Seam binding; gold thread

Watch this video on tips to create the roses.

Instructions: Begin by priming the alterations box edges with gesso; gesso insides of boxes as well; cover front and back of box with paper and inside flap with paper from wedding collection. Prime clip board handle with gesso, apply texture paste and let dry; add some trunk bay glimmer mist and gold glimmer mist and cowboy glaze to create a patina look. Do same with the photo frame too. Once box is covered with paper, ink with vintage photo. Cut pieces of paper to fit inside of boxes. Add your embellishments and trinkets; bottles filled with crystal clear.

Stamp and diecut five sets of classic rose in Vintage Photo ink on white cardstock and five sets of classic rose vine in Peeled Paint ink on white cardstock; color and form roses and then leave a few singles for inside (Wild honey for flowers and Wild Honey along with Peeled Paint for Leaves. Add pollens to single flowers. Add crystal clear to flowers and leaves for added detail. Stamp and diecut birdbath in Vintage Photo. Color with same ink. Add photo to outside frame, inside clipboard and to inside of box; attach lantern and run cord to back so the battery box can be attached. Add corner tabs to outside edge of frame for extra security on edges. Detail edges and inside with Gold Alchemy wax. Add flowers to inside. Just have fun with it.



Created By: Karan Gerber



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