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    odiammy
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      Hi everyone, Here's my latest card using the gorgeous April kit.

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      And this is how it came together:

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      For my base card, I cut a piece of cream colored cardstock, 8.1/4 x 11.3/4, and folded it double.

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      For my first layer, I cut a piece of PP at 5.3/4 by, a little under 8.1/4 Distressed the edges and glued it to my base card.

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      For my second layer, I cut a piece of PP at 7.5 x 5.5 and then gave the top a little shape. (I had to do mine in 2 parts, because of working with my left-overs) Distressed the edges, but didn't glue it down yet.

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      The next layer was cut at 5 x 6 I distressed the edges and glued it to the blue lacey paper.

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      Then I cut this strip, which measures 1.1/8 x 12 PLUS that little barcode end.

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      Folded the strip around the 2 layers (the blue and the white) and at this point I only glued the
      2 ends together. On the right side, I pressed it down to get a nice folding line, then flipped it over, and secured on the backside of the blue paper, with a drop of glue.

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      Then on the front, I added a drop of glue, under the strip, where the red mark is.

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      Then for a fun detail, I cut a strip of paper at 4 x 1.3/4 and I used a border punch at 1 end.

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      I cut 1 little part off, this is going to be a tag for my sentiment.

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      I slided this punched paper under the paper strip

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      On the cross marked spot, I added glue

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      and glued it together. The seam was rolled back under the paper strip.

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      Then I took 4 of these sprigs

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      fold them double – cut the loops – and glued them in place

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      I cut a piece of tulle at 8 x 5.5 (you can use cheesecloth just as well)

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      ruffled it up and tied it together with some twine and glued it in place. I also glued a string of the blue bling, like in the picture.

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      Then from corrugated cardboard, I cut some petals and made a flower out of it.

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      For my corrugated cardboard: I used the box our kits comes in. Cut a 6×6 square out of it, sprayed it with water, let it sit for a few seconds, and then peeled off the top paper layer, and there you have your own corrugated cardboard.

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      I rounded the petals a little by rolling the edges between my fingers. Then from the gorgeous bling that came in our kit, I cut a (dice) figure 5 out to dress up the center of the flower. Using some hot glue, I glued my flower in place, just like this.

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      Filled the cap with a tiny flower.

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      I inked up the little tag

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      wrote my sentiment on it, and glued it in place.

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      Then for detail I added some ink and gesso to my flower and added(liquid) pearls in the center of the bling

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      and of course, some on the top of my card as well.

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      and I called it done! I hope you like it.

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      odiammy
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        Oh, Paulien, that is such a beautiful card! Thank you for your tutorials. The corrugated cardboard flower is really awesome.

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        Krissy
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          his is awesome Paulien! Cool flower technique with the cardboard.

          "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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          odiammy
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            Beautiful, Paulien! Thanks so much for sharing!

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            Krissy
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              So pretty Paulien, you always come up with such great ideas for your cards!

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              Snagg1
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                So creative!

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                Snagg1
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                  Super gorgeous cool Paulien! Love love love the flower!

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                  craftysprinkles
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                    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!!!
                    I love the way that you've used the scraps and sprigs and your flower is fantastic!!!
                    Thanks for putting this all together for us, Paulien!

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                      Simply beautiful, 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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                        So pretty! What a lovely card. This kit is just beautiful.

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                        NanciOgilvie
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                          Beautiful tutorial and card like always! Thanks for sharing I love it!

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                          Snagg1
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                            Great tutorial, and gorgeous card, Paulien! TFS!! Can´t wait to get my kit!

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                            LindaDriggs
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                              Hi, When I went to see your tutorial, all your pictures were replaced by a placeholder from Photobucket. When I clicked on each placeholder, the image showed up, but that sort of ruined the ability to scroll down through your technique to see what you had done.
                              Were you aware of this?

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                              Krissy
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                                That happened to me too!

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                                  hmm..me too

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