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Kaiasmommy
« on: November 19, 2008 07:09:32 PM »

Hello Everyone!  My name is Melanie and I live in Chandler, AZ.  I found this site a month or so ago and have been checking it out regularly.  You guys and gals have really helped me get my butt in gear! This is my first post and I hope it's ok to just post a project Grin

This is on a 16x20 canvas.  The limbs of the tree are painted in black acrylic.  The blossoms are a soft pink and a dark pink acrylic felt made from a basic pattern I drew on paper.  The stamens(I think that's what they are?)  are a dark chocolate colored embroidery floss done in stem stitch and french knot.

I've never done anything like this so I am quite please with it. I will post a collage I made separately.

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« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2008 06:24:18 PM »

Wow.. I may have to steal that for my room and redecorate around it... Very graphic, very awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2008 10:24:32 PM »

thank you Grin
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I love it too.  You did a great job!
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