Hello there everyone! Happy Friday! Lydia here. Today Ill be sharing how you can create an enamel look brooch using dies to add as a gift to your cards.

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I started by cutting all of the dies from Craft-A-Flower Cistus Die Set from colored cardstock. For the flowers I used Red Sunset Gradient Cardstock and Coffee Break Gradient Cardstock for the leaves. Once the were cut I adhered them together using wet glue. I also cut an extra base for the leaves and flower that I would be using for the brooch.  I cut parts from the layered leaves using the flower die so when I adhered them to the extra bases everything was mice and flat.

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To create the enamel effect I added embossing ink to the layered die cut and heat set with Crystal Clear Embossing Powder. I did this around 5 times to get a super shiny look. Then to create the brooch. I cut another base for the flower this time using felt. This was added to the back of the embossed layered die cut using felt glue. I then added a brooch back into place and added a little piece of felt over the back to secure it.

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To add the brooch to the card I cut a strip of Moonrock Cardstock and added it into place on the card base. I added a little slit through the front of the card so I could slip the brooch down the strip of cardstock and then popped the strip through the slit to keep it int place.

Once the brooch was in place I added the other flowers into place on the card base and added a sentiment from Fancy Greetings Stamp Set.

To see how this card and gift came together please watch the video below. Or over on YouTube:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Craft-A-Flower: Cistus Layering Die Set
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7 comments

Melissa Mccarthy August 6, 2021 - 11:31 AM

Such a profoundly brilliant idea & so gorgeous!

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Michele F August 6, 2021 - 1:04 PM

Lydia, having just had a play with this set, I’m reaching for it again – thank you!! What a gorgeous brooch!!
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Cindy C. August 6, 2021 - 3:28 PM

Such cool project!!

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Marisela Delgado August 6, 2021 - 10:46 PM

Wow, Lydia! You rocked it! So beautiful! 💜💜💜

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Maureen Reiss August 7, 2021 - 1:33 AM

This is an Amazing idea!!! Really Beautiful!!!

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Maureen Reiss August 7, 2021 - 1:34 AM

Really Beautiful!! Amazing idea!!! TFS!!!

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