Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Color-Layering with Tulip Dies

Hello friends!

I am delighted to share a SPRING project with you. This tulip die set will definitely get you excited about Spring.  

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Layered Tulips Etched Dies is part of the Layered Fleur Bouquet Slimlines Collection by Becca Feeken. The set of six thin metal dies helps to create a wonderful array of tulip shapes. There are three motifs to choose from and combine with. Make them dimensional by layering petals and leaves or shade them with inks. These blooms are substantial enough to fit a variety of card sizes from A2 to A7, and slimlines.

First of all, I must admit how amazed I was with the details of this tulip die.tulip #1 

With each grouping of the dies, I assembled each tulip based on the shape and sizes of the tulip.

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By using various Distress Oxide, I was able to ink each petal with amazing color hues and shades.

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I am not sure if you can see it, I added fine lines with Hawaiian Shore Brush Markers. There are two tips in each markers, I added the fine tips with the small tips.

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For some dramatic effect, I added splatter with Rustic Wilderness Distress Oxide Spray.

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What do you think? I really love the vibrancy of this tulip card. Thanks for stopping by! 

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10 comments:

Linda BL said...

Really pretty tulips! Some of the most realistic I have seen. The two tone coloring really is perfect! Love the splatter!

Dawn T said...

what beautiful tulips Virginia. Love the dimension,

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

Super! Much better than looking at snow flurries earlier!

Jen P said...

Beautiful tulips!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Gorgeous tulips - just love your color combo, Virginia!!

conil said...

You're right, this has amazing detail. Your card is amazing, as well.

MadeByMeghanK said...

I love your colorful tulips!!!

Sue D said...

Beautiful shading on these tulips.

Ms. Tamp said...

Great color for the leaves. I like the split background.

Kathy Raker said...

Virginia, the tulips look so real, great shading and detail. Great detailed die.