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Altered Bird Cage

By Jcchris
Hello creative people! It's Jessy here. Today I am gonna show you tips on how I altered the Bonnie bird cage. 
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First, I covered the chipboard bird cage using the Mix'd Media. Here I apply 4 times of the Mix'd Media inx to get the white that I want. You can use the heat tool to dry up the inx for fast drying.
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Next, I inked up Donna's stamp and inked all around the cages. I wanted to get the rustic look. 
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For the next preparation, I wanted to create my flowers & I used the little flower dies. Run it through your die-cut machine. Remove the paper from the dies.
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Roll it up, secure the bottom and you'll get handmade paper flowers.
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I wanted to flatten my flowers, so what I did was I sprayed the Smooch Spritz to dampen the flowers. At the same time you'll have glittery effect to your flowers too.
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Immediately use your acrylic block to push it down and you'll flatten the flowers.
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Here I applied the Smooch Glitz at the edge of the petals to get more glitters on the flowers.
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Here's the completed altered bird cage...
Photobucket I wanted to create a white-washed bird cage with hint of pastel colors. Well to give a shabby-chic and elegant look to my bird cage. The bird cage is very shimmery in real life. Unfortunately you can't really see it in the photos.
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Hope you enjoy the lil tips today & thank you for coming by!
PRODUCTS USED: 
Chipboard
Want2Scrap : Bonnie Bird Cage in Chipboard
Paper
GCD Studios: Botanique Collection 12x12 Pad
GCD Studios : Spring In Bloom 12x12 Pad
Bling:
B.Y.O.B.2 (Build Your Own Bling) Donna Salazar Design
Want2Scrap: Le Creme Pearls
Ink:
Clearsnap : Mix'd Media Inx - Jasmine
Clearsnap : Cat's Eye Fluid Chalk- Queue
Color:
Clearsnap : Smooch Spritz - Vanilla Shimmer
Clearsnap - Smooch Glitz - Frost
Clearsnap: Colorbox Full Size Pigment Inkpad - Gold
Dies:
Spellbinders : Bitty Blooms
Spellbinders: Mix'd Media Elements
Stamp:
Donna Salazar Cling Mounted Rubber Stamp - Dear Sir
Other:
Pearl string
Ribbon
Machine:
Big Shot
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