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Monday, October 4, 2021

Framed White Sunflower Shadow Box | Honey Bee Stamps

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Hello and happy Monday crafty friends!

First of all, I would like to thank all of you that left me the sweetest comments and messages over on my Instagram in regards to the last Framed Lovely Layers Floral Bouquet I made. This beauty is now in Jennifer McGuire's craft room and I could not be happier about that! 

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Today's project was made for a friend and colleague of mine (hi Tomina👋) who asked me to make a White Sunflower shadow box for her after she saw the White Sunflower Slimline card I made. 

Here is how this beautiful frame came together.

FRAME RECIPE


Dies:
Paper: 
  • Cream, green and brown heavyweight Colored Cardstock
Frame:
  • Square 9 ¾ " Shadow Frame from IKEA (The frame I used has been discontinued, the one I linked is very similar)
Ink:

Die Cut Machine:

Adhesives:

Embellishments:

Other Tools:

Once you have put one of these flowers together, then the rest is simple. It is just a repetitive process.

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  1. The first thing I did was cut all the layers for the 8 sunflowers I needed to form the shape of a heart. 
  2. I then ink blended up the centers of the flowers. 
  3. Curled the flower petals.
  4. Added foam to each layer of the flower to build up the petals and create dimension.
  5. To the centers, add a layer of glue to the bottom layer. 
  6. Drop the seed beads into the glue (I tried having the hole of the beads face up). Once the glue dried, I used a brown Copic Marker to color the center brown.
  7. To the top of the center, add small drops of glossy accents. While still wet sprinkle with Sparkle Glitter and piece the centers together.
  8. Glue centers to the flower petals.
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Arrange the flowers how you like. Once you have that figured out, glue it to the paper background of the frame. Use foam to pop up some of the flowers in place. Finish by gluing the leaves in place.

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I love how this White Sunflower Shadow Box frame turned out, and I hope you can see from this example that you do not need all the flowers to create something beautiful! 

Want to watch a quick video of how this came together. 
Ilda 🌻

SUPPLIES
Lovely Layers: Sunflower Dies
Lovely Layers: Sunflower Dies
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DETAIL BLENDER BRUSHES
DETAIL BLENDER BRUSHES
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BEE CREATIVE GLUE
BEE CREATIVE GLUE
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GEMINI JR. DIE CUTTER
GEMINI JR. DIE CUTTER
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Oxide Ink Pad ANTIQUE LINEN
Oxide Ink Pad ANTIQUE LINEN
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SILVER DUST | SEED BEADS
SILVER DUST | SEED BEADS
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EMBELLISHMENT WAND
EMBELLISHMENT WAND
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GLOSSY ACCENTS
GLOSSY ACCENTS
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SPARKLE GLITTER
SPARKLE GLITTER
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Foam Squares
Foam Squares
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SSS | HBS
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