It’s All in the Technique!

I tell everyone, “I was a gardener before I was a paper artist,” and this is why my flowers come as close to nature as I can possibly make them.  Not only dimension, but the paper I use, products for shading and coloring, and today, embossing powder to create a natural-looking wreath to set my flowers on is important to me.  Going that extra distance makes me HAPPY!

This project today started with creating an unique background using a plastic mesh bag that I bought new potatoes in.  Dabbing Distress Ink over the bag made the interesting pattern that I placed my wreath on.  I don’t throw anything away that may be used for backgrounds, something I’m sure you can relate to.


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