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It has been a crazy, busy month for me so making things hasn't been high on my priority list. It makes me sad to miss out on crafting, but sometimes it has to take the backseat to other things. I was looking on my blog for inspiration since I find myself with a few hours today to play. I went way, way back and found one of the first pieces of 3D mixed media I'd ever done for a swap. I still really like it. I used Altered Pages images on the flowers since Altered Pages has always been my number one place to get collage sheets.

How funny is this? I can't remember the exact name of the swap, but I think it was something floral (big duh there, right?). I was really worried that what I made wouldn't be good enough because I was so new to mixed media at the time. I had scalloped die cuts that looked like they'd make pretty flowers, and I thought I'd go crazy and make "real" flowers out of portrait like images.

Give me some alcohol inks, popsicle sticks, a bucket and some flower arranging supplies, and this is what you get! It still surprises me how easy these images are to adapt to any style, from grunge to steampunk to something so utterly perky as these flowers! --Michelle


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