It’s a miracle that little painted shards of glass can come together to create such beauty!! The intriguing lure of Stained Glass has inspired artisans from around the world to try their hand at shuffling colors and shuffling shards of glass to create something lovely to gaze upon. Today we are introducing the newest Amazing Paper Grace collection called Stained Glass Floral Bouquet, created for Spellbinders.
Dies for my creations today were supplied by Amazing Paper Grace.
Stained Glass Floral Bouquet Inspiration
Becca says that the inspiration for the collection came from her love of stained glass and never being able to muster the time to do it with real glass. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Now it’s easy to create with paper! It’s amazing how you can give the same outline to a hand full of different artists and each will come up with a totally different look.
Stained Glass Floral Bouquet Collection
The Stained Glass Bouquet Collection is made up of 7 different die sets. They are sized for layering and include small designs all the way up to A7 designs with different frames that can make both A2 and A7 designs. The collection boasts shadow dies for each set so that whenever you don’t want a multicolor design, you can layer your “die-cut leading” onto one color. The hallmark of the collection is a sweet stained glass flower and shadow in almost every set. That gives you a background die and a central motif for each set.
Attention “technique junkies” this collection is sweetly serenading you to try your favorite technique with the leading and the shards.
Here are ours:
- Fill each opening with a different color paper and add Glossy Accent.
- Ink on a hombre background before resetting your shards.
- A smidge of color in each opening with a Copic Marker.
- A different color leading – white, black, gold, silver.
- Build up tall leading with 4 layers and adhesive in between each.
My Project for Today:
Today I am sharing a bright and vibrant birthday card made with the Amazing Paper Grace Radiant Oval Etched Dies from Stained Glass Bouquet Collection by Becca Feeken. I have used the radiant oval die as a stencil for the background oval framed with Amazing Paper Grace Elegant Twist Ovals Etched Dies from the Elegant Twist Collection by Becca Feeken and the Amazing Paper Grace Picot Petite Ovals Etched Dies Picot Petite Collection from Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken. The background die is from the April 2021 Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month – Dahlia Dimensional Doily.
The flowers and leaves have been coloured with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and I have finished them with some Dries Clear glue for a clear shiny finish. The fine metal tip was great for getting into the small spaces.
The birthday sentiment is from the Amazing Paper Grace Celebration Scene Etched Dies from Make a Scene Collection by Becca Feeken.
I have used Dries Clear glue for a lovely shiny finish to the flowers and leaves.
Stained Glass Floral Bouquet Availability:
These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: Stained Glass Floral Bouquet Collection.
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