Club Scrap Succulents Blog Hop & Linky Party

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hello, Kraftie Friends!!!

Welcome to Club Scrap's February Blog Hop & Linky Party!
This month, we're featuring the gorgeous Succulents Collection!

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If you came from Club Scrap's Blog (Karen's Post), you're in the right place!
Your next stop is Kay's Blog!

I love plants and succulents are everywhere nowadays!
That's why I decided to make a Table Top Decoration piece this month...something Spring-y and the best part of it...I don't have to water it! =)

Start with a paper mache' letter "O" (or the number "0"). I chose a deep one, so it can stand on its own.
Paint it with brown paint and before it dries, rub a plastic bag on for a faux leather texture:

Trim the printed paper of choice to size and adhere it on the back of the "frame".
Use a die cutting machine (I used Cricut CTMH Flower Market Cartridge) to cut different succulents (if you don't have a machine, there are also metal dies or pre-cut pieces available). I used the light green paper from the Succulents Collection.
Watercolor the pieces in green and a little bit of purple.

I also cut "Springtime" and did a ombre' watercoloring in blue.
It was a lot of cutting! =)

Shape the pieces and assemble the succulents. I just shaped them on the palm of my hand:

Adhere the succulents on the printed paper and one on the frame.
I ran "Springtime" through my Xyron and adhered it on frame.
Finally, I die cut a butterfly and adhered it on the frame.



I made an easy flip card, using a Cricut CTMH Cartridge:

I used printed paper for the card and the light green paper for the cut out insert.
I added some Easter washi tape from my stash and added the ribbon (Succulents Fibers) on the flap.

Don't forget to go to your next stop: Kay's Blog!


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  1. So clever, and the paper DOES look Eastery!

  2. That is a beautiful table top decoration, Lilian. I can see Spring is there at your house!

  3. Such pretty projects. You make it all look so easy too.

  4. Love the decor piece! Such a nifty idea to use a paper mache "O". Great alternative to a frame and much lighter too. Your card is darling, love that little bunny!

  5. Lillian, I love this project! The way you made the flowers looks so easy (and they are gorgeous!

  6. Lilian your paper succulents are gorgeous (I am partial to paper plant creations ;) and your card is so sweet. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us.

  7. Beautiful table top project, and love your card!

  8. What a gorgeous addition to any room!

  9. Never in a million years would I have thought of using the letter "O" for a collage frame. How clever is that!? Great project, Lilian!

  10. Love the frame! So clever-no water needed! Yay :)

  11. Great fussy cutting! Looks wonderful and so clever. Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles.

  12. What a fun project! Finally, indoor succulents that art cat-proof.

  13. 2 unique projects, Lilian! Thank you for sharing them with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  14. Both creations are fabulous Lilian! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Think Spring’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  15. Clever and sweet and great instructions. Good on you.

  16. Awesome projects! Thanks for sharing at Dies R happy you joined us!

  17. Lovely. The perfect plants! Thanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles.

  18. The succulents are so realistic - love it! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  19. Wow you put a lot of work into your succulent garden creation. I love the use of the paper maché O! Thank you for joining our challenge at Stampin' Royalty.

  20. Super cute card 🙂 – thanks for joining in the Glitter ‘N’ Sparkle Challenge Ribbon or Lace – Sarah DT –

  21. Very nice card, love the design. Thank you for joining us at Crafting by Design and good luck xxx


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