Friday 10 February 2017

Altered Cage

Hello friends...Afreen here,

Hope you all are doing well... am back with another project that is Altered cage with some twist.. i hope you all will enjoy.. sit back and relax.. will take you all to the project now. Here you go

In this I adhered hand made flowers, few embellishments, sentiments , ribbons etc.. flower tutorial is added in this post
side view

inside view
Hanged some 3 message bottles inside the cage,, filled the bottle with some sequins and then inserted letter in it, tied with baker twine .. Inserted handmade card inside the cage.. and card shaped little card inside the candle holding space.

card inside the cage

heart shaped card inside the cage

Flower making procedure
 so here is the simple procedure for flower making..  I just die cuts joy craft floral flourish #5  in assorted sizes in sigma card stock..

Distress the edges of the flower using any distress ink

Flip the flower , spray some mist at the back , dub excess water using tissue/towel

Place the flower on foam pad, now take grooved golf tool and give nice texture to the edges

now give some pressure at the center of the flower using ball tool, let it dry

 here i have finished flower, in this i added 2 layers , and for pollen's used small thermacol balls, u can either paint/ use pigment ink to shade the balls , let it dry...then adhere to the center of the flower 
 or you can stick balls in the center & color them using acrylic paint..

Materials Used:
2. Acrylic paint
3.  Mudra botanical blooms stamp (
5. Sequins
6. Distress inks  & memento inks (
7. Grooved golf tool ( )
8. Thermacol balls
10. leaf , and butterfly embellishment  (
11. pearl & pearl string
13. hot glue gun
15.  Red , white and black card stock for card (
17. joy craft floral flourish #5 die

All materials are available at can be pre ordered...

Thank you for stopping by,
Please do leave some love in comments sections
 see you soon.. till then take care 
Happy crafting..
With lots of love,


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  2. Adorable project...nice tutorial

  3. Awesome project...nice idea to use thermocouple balls as flower center ...

  4. Awesome work Afreen, love the textures on this pretty flower, thanks for showing!


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