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    odiammy
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      I created another step by step card tutorial with this month's kit. I do have to apologize for the bad photo quality, cause I ran out of day light.
      Here's the card I made for today:

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      And here's how it came together:

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      For the base of the pocket I cut a piece of PP at 6 x 7 Fold it double lenght wise.

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      I distressed and inked the edges and gave it a little spritz with home made GM.

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      I cut another piece of PP at 4.3 x 5.2 Fold it lenght wise. This piece will close up the pocket.

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      I flipped the pocket, and glued half of the closure piece to the inside, like in the picture. Slided it as much as I could to the right, distressed, edge.

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      Added glue to the other half and a little line of glue at the bottom and folded the left side, to close the pocket.

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      Like so!

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      For the decoration of the pocket I cut a little piece of PP at 3.5 x 1.7 Distressed and inked the edges.

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      I cut out this circle. Distressed and water colored the edges. (I used watered down Distress inks)

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      I fussy cut this little bird and inked the edges.

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      I took this little DA piece and dabbed some Texturez on it with my finger. After it dried, I added some Inka Gold, again using my finger. I placed everything on my pocket (NO GLUING YET) to see where to go next.

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      For the insert I cut 2 pieces of PP (measurements are in the picture) distressed and inked the edges.

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      I glued them together like this. I didn't glue the banner all the way down, cause I want to be able to tuck something undeeath.

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      I pop-dotted the upper half of my circle and placed it somewhat in the middle of the pocket. I glued the little piece of PP ove the bottom half of the circle.

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      I slided the insert back in and added a double bow which is topped of with a button. The crinkled ribbon is from a previous SD kit. I glued my DA piece in place as well as the bird.

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      For my flower: I started out with this white flower and painted it with stormy skye distress ink. when it dried I gave it a spritz with GM in weathfield.

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      For the centre I took 3 stamen's and a beadcap, which I folded open.

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      Run the stamen through the beadcap then trough the flower and secured the stamen to the back of my flower with a drop of hot glue.

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      Of course I need a leaf too, but couldn't fine 1 that fits in my stash, so I look for one outside. I covered it with Fast Finish Decoupage (by Beacon Adhesives) and let it dry. This gives the leaf a protecting coat and makes it a little sturdier. (sp)

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      I glued them to the pocket like in the picture.

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      For the finishing touch I added some bling strip, which came in the kit.

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      And lastly I stamped my sentiment and called it done.
      I hope you like it.

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      Snagg1
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        Love it Paulien! Beautiful fussy cut birdy!

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        odiammy
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          oh wow! LOVE seeing the step by step Paulien! Love how you 'borrowed' a leaf from outside! Very clever! 🙂

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          craftysprinkles
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            Paulien, this is so sweet!!!!!
            Thanks for the tutorial!!!! !heart

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            odiammy
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              Beautiful card, Paulien! Thanks so much for the tutorial!

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              Krissy
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                I don't know how you manage to come up with such cool cards Paulien and I thank you for sharing your talent with us with these great tutorials!

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                odiammy
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                  Beautiful card, and thank you for the tutorial.

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                  odiammy
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                    Thank you ladies!

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                    odiammy
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                      Love this Paulien!!

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                        This is awesome, Paulien!

                        "Some cars look like they're going fast when they're standing still. The Camaro looks like it's going to beat you unconscious, put you in a silly hat, invite a couple of other Camaros over to take photos of you, then e-mail them to all your friends and co-workers. Call me crazy, but I like that in a car."

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