March 22, 2013

I Did It - Tattered Floral Challenge!

So excited!!! I decided awhile ago I need to participate in more challenges to use the ever growing stash of stuff that seems to make it's way into my craftroom *wink*.   I got my Tattered Floral Die Wednesday which meant I still had time to make something for Tim Holtz - Tattered Floral Challenge!  

Aaaaaaand here it is... A pretty little Easter Basket!

I used distressed inks and stains and paint and brads and metal flowers and stickles and tissue paper and manila card and calico... phew!

 The manila card stock was dragged through a bit of stain and dried, before I add some inks and dried.   A bit of spritz and flick with water to get the mottled look... then spritzed with Perfect Pearls - Biscotti and dried before die cutting.

I die cut the calico pieces first.  Distress paints are awesome when applied to calico, the colour is intense and if you stroke them across the fabric you get this effect!
and a bit of detail...

A close up of the flowers...

Have a great day!


  1. I really like this Sammy. I've got my mind on Christmas projects right now and it has me thinking of doing something like this with poinsettias. Thanks!

  2. Thanks Patty, it sure was fun to make... I love the idea of Poinsettia Christmas Baskets :D