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Funky Flamingo Home Decor Project

Flamingoes are so 'IN' right now, so why not jazz up your favourite living space with this easy, home decor step-by-step from the lovely Katie Skilton! 

Hello..
I would like to share quick tutorial with you using the Sizzix Thinlits Die Set Funky Flamingo. This is such a fun die and one which can really set your creativity loose.  These dies will be on a show coming to you very soon so keep a look out!

With such a fun die it means that you can really add colour and texture to your projects and it works really well.

Here is a quick tutorial on how I created this piece of home decor.

Materials:

  • Sizzix® Thinlits™ Die Set 3PK - Funky Flamingo
  • Sizzix® Thinlits™ Die Set 7PK - Hello Doily
  • Embroidery Hoop
  • Fabric
  • Cardstock
  • Pink Pom Pom
  • Twine
  • Resin Flower
  • Sequins


Method:




Step 1

Place the fabric into the embroidery hoop and pull tight.  Trim around to remove all the excess fabric from the back.



Step 2

2.  Die-cut the Flamingo twice, once from pink and once from black.  Trim the legs and the beak from the black and adhere to the pink.












Step 3

Adhere the pom pom to the Flamingo body and die-cut the wing.  Adhere together.












Step 4

Die-cut the doily and the scalloped circle from the Hello Doily Die Set and layer together.












Step 5 

Adhere the doily to the embroidery hoop.  Add the flamingo.








Step 6

Embellish using tulle ribbon, twine and a resin flower.  Add a few sequins.








This is a very simple project to create and great for adding summer fun to any home. The pom pom just adds some fun detail to the project.




I hope you like this project and I would love to see your take on it!

Katie :) 



Tune in to see Katie in action with fabulous new Sizzix products on Hochanda for more demos on Wednesday 29th June at 8pm and the following day, Thursday 30th at 9am, 12pm, 4pm & 7pm! 

You can watch Hochanda live online, Sky channel 663, Freeview 39 (6am - 9pm) or Freesat 817.



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