Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Buttons and Blossoms Simply Pressed Clay and Moulds

What fun I've been having trying out the new Buttons and Blossoms silicone moulds and Simply Pressed clay from the new Annual Catty!

Just press the clay into the mould, freeze it for 10 minutes, pop out an embellishment and let it air-dry overnight. The clay stays spongy when it dries and is easy to dye, cut, or otherwise alter.

-dye the clay with Blushing Bride ink
-press the coloured clay into the mould and place it in the freezer
-pop the flower out of the mould and set aside to dry overnight
-paint the flower with an Aqua Painter and Raspberry Ripple ink

-remove ink with a tissue and let dry
-colour the centre of the flower with a Crushed Curry marker
-fray the end of a length of Soft Sky seam binding
-pull a thread near the edge to gather
-use the Big Shot and Delicate Doilies Sizzlit to cut Whisper White card stock
-apply adhesive to the doily and adhere a curl of gathered seam binding
-apply glue to the back of the clay flower and adhere it to the seam binding
-place the Adorning Accents edgelit with the cutting edge up on the magnetic platform in the Big Shot
-mark the wrong side of the card front 5/8 in. from the bottom right and 3-5/8 in. from the bottom left
-place the card stock right side down on the edgelit
-cover with a cutting mat and run through the Big Shot

-Hello, Doily 128610
-Loving Thoughts 128436
-Blushing Bride ink refill 131157
-Raspberry Ripple ink pad 126859
-Crushed Curry marker
-Marina Mist ink pad 126962
-Whisper White Craft pad 101731
-Marina Mist card stock 119682
-Soft Sky card stock 131203
-Whisper White card stock 100730
-Big Shot 113439
-Magnetic Platform 130658
-Adorning Accents edgelits 125595
-Delicate Doilies sizzlits 126999
-Simply Pressed Clay moulds 131272
-Simply Pressed Clay 130685
-Soft Sky seam binding 131210

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