Thursday, June 25, 2015

Quick Quotes Altered Fleur de lis

Hi!  Alicia here today with an altered letter and fleur de lis wall hanging.  I made this project for my sister~in~law's birthday.  She loves fleur de lis.  I started by painting the chipboard piece black.  Then I designed the letter and vines in Cricut Design Space.  I cut the flowers with a manual die cut.  I cut many flowers and pieced them together inking every layer with Quick Quotes Powder Puff Chalking inks.


I added dimension by intertwining the vine with the letter and flowers.  


I popped some pieces on pop dots for more dimensional variation.


I distressed the flowers by crunching and folding to give them dimension.  I also used different papers to make them pop!


Quick Quotes Product used:

Other products:
Tim Holtz Tattered floral garland die
Cricut Storybook cartridge (vines)
Cricut Creative Memories Reminiscence cart (L)
black paint
brads and asst metal embellishments

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:

http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/2015/06/ch-88-old-vintage-shabby-chic.html until 7/3x

http://www.sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/all-crafts-challenge-junejuly.html until 7/31

http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.com/2015/06/challenge-65-its-blog-hop.html until 6/28x

http://fantabulouscricut.blogspot.com/2015/06/challenge-254-anything-goes.html until 7/4 (1 of 3)x

http://www.2creativechicks.com/2015/06/2-creative-chicks-challenge-27-anything.html until 6/30x

http://alteredeclectics.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/new-month-new-challenge.html until 6/30



http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-june.html until 6/30x

http://rheddscreativespirit.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/our-june-challenge.html until 6/30x

http://liveandlovecrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/challenge-36-in-garden.html until 6/30 (C10)x



13 comments:

  1. Such a pretty alteration, Alicia. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  2. Such a pretty alteration, Alicia. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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    1. I just saw this beauty and had to come back.Thanks for sharing this with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month. Good Luck. Rupa (DT)

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  3. How gorgeous,I bet your sister inlaw loves it...such a thoughtful gift...
    A great entry for our challenge over at Rhedds Creative Spirit...x

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  4. Love fleur de lis's the symboly of my New Orleans Saints football team!! My living room is decorated with them! This is something I would love to do!! Fab job!! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month! ~Nan, CT~

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  5. This is just gorgeous. love it! Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

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  6. Ahhh - soooo unique and very very pretty. Thanks bunches for joining the June Challenge at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. j

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  7. What a labor of love! I can't imagine how long it took to put all the fiinshing touches on your beautiful project. We are so glad that you are sharing it with us in the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge gallery.
    :) Marie

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  8. I love your project very elegant. Have a blessed day and a happy 4th
    DIANA L.

    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com
    http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  9. Lovely project.
    Thanks for playing along at Altered Eclectics,
    Lisa Altered Eclectics DT

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  10. Hi Alicia,
    Not a project one sees every day! Very cool withthe fleur de lis shape. Thanks for joining LLC for our "In the Garden" challenge.

    Hugz, Sandy
    Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

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