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Friday, June 29, 2012

Happy Birthday To You

Ok,It is me Dawn today. I have  a quick project I put together this last weekend with my limited reach to my craft supplies. Thank goodness I could reach my Cheery Lynn Designs die cuts and Big Shot.
Let me share a few steps with you to make my Birthday door hangar.
 I had this wooden door hangar I painted with one of  my favorite paint colors...
  I cut my first layer out with the Japanese Garden Lace Oval.I went to inking the outside with a brown and then used the inside with a green.I love these dies because I can use each piece ~ the positive and negative side.
I cut my stamped and colored image with Scalloped Oval.
I then decided to mat my image with the frame but needed a background to hold it all together.

I just used the die and traced around the shape~you know I fussy cut each of those scallops.NOW I know why I love using dies...lol
Then of course I went to work making some flowers to decorate my frame. Miniature Rose,
 Cuties 2  make a great small collage along with the leaves from my frame.
My last touches were adding some ribbon and trim and of course a Happy Birthday sentiment to the bottom.
I think this will be fun to add to the birthday person's door on their special day.
Thanks for joining me today~ here at Cheery Lynn Designs

Hope you have taken the time to join our challenges this month -did you know we are having a great giveaway?
Let me share this last last bit of exciting news, each challenge entry during the month of June will get their name added to a drawing to win a BIG SHOT die cut machine!  You may only enter the weekly challenge once. The winner will be announce on July 2nd.
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13 comments:

  1. Ohhhhhhhhh this is BEAUTIFUL! I loveeeeeeeeee the colors and love love love that little frame you created!

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  2. So cute! I love the idea of sponging the newsprint paper.

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  3. oh how wonderfully sweet this little one is! dawn -- you do such amazing work! i ADORE it!!!! hope you are feeling better and hope miss kitty kat is doing well also! : ) sending tons of hugs to you and yours! by the way -- that picnic basket is in AMAZING condition and you can fit the kitchen sink in it lol!!!!

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  4. Thanks for the words of encouragement at the Great Impressions Blog Dawn...Really means alot!

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  5. I cannot, canNOT believe that you fussy cut around all of those scallops! What a fun project! LOVE that pretty die that's all lacy...oooh....aahh! I need (well okay, really, really want) that one! Hope you are doing better, my friend. Hugs!

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  6. Beautiful!! Just Beautiful!! love the die cut frame and your coloring of the Magnolia stamp is awesome!!

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  7. oh Hunny this is so so beautiful,gosh the detail is brilliant and just love the image and the inking is just perfect and one super tutorial too,love hugs Cherylxxxxxx

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  8. This is soooo very pretty. I love those dies and that image is amazing. Great creations.

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  9. gorgeous work Dawnie, that magnolia is so sweet and what a pretty and delicate die!!!

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  10. Such a cute tag Dawn! Love the fancy doily!

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  11. Very lovley! Hope you continue to get better as each day passes! Sending healing thoughts! :)

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