How to Create a Communique Stand With Graphic 45

Step by Step Tutorial on how to create a beautiful display stand with Communique from Graphic 45, ribbon trims, and flowers.

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How to Create a Communique Stand With Graphic 45
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I started with a variety store wooden plaque stand.  No worries that there's pattern on the front...it will be covered.

I started with a variety store wooden plaque stand. No worries that there's pattern on the front...it will be covered.

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Add a layer of flack black cardstock.

Add a layer of flack black cardstock.

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Layer on a tag from the Medium Tag Album in black and the pen nib tag from Communique Tags.

Layer on a tag from the Medium Tag Album in black and the pen nib tag from Communique Tags.

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Cut Communique Society Page patterned paper 1/4 less than black cardstock. Distress and ink with Black Soot and adhere to stand.

Cut Communique Society Page patterned paper 1/4 less than black cardstock. Distress and ink with Black Soot and adhere to stand.

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Add clipped film strip from Communique Photgenic to bottom.

Add clipped film strip from Communique Photgenic to bottom.

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Layer on fancy edge from Photogenic over top of filmstrip.

Layer on fancy edge from Photogenic over top of filmstrip.

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Add the stamp strip from Communique Tags to top left corner.

Add the stamp strip from Communique Tags to top left corner.

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Layer on postcard from Communique~communique overlapping left outside edge.

Layer on postcard from Communique~communique overlapping left outside edge.

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Tuck the vintage tag from Communique Tags just under the top right corner of postcard.

Tuck the vintage tag from Communique Tags just under the top right corner of postcard.

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Add a second tag from Communique Tags to the bottom of postcard.

Add a second tag from Communique Tags to the bottom of postcard.

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One more tag layered over postcard and vintage tag. There's also a Journey label added that was created with black tape and the Dymo Label Maker.

One more tag layered over postcard and vintage tag. There's also a Journey label added that was created with black tape and the Dymo Label Maker.

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Using the Elegant Ovals Spellbinders die cut frame and add couple image from Communique Society Page. I added Dark Chocolate Liquid Pearls to the scalloped part of the frame.

Using the Elegant Ovals Spellbinders die cut frame and add couple image from Communique Society Page. I added Dark Chocolate Liquid Pearls to the scalloped part of the frame.

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Add the C clock tag from Communique Tags.

Add the C clock tag from Communique Tags.

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Layer on the small matted vintage photo image from Communique Photogenic.

Layer on the small matted vintage photo image from Communique Photogenic.

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Begin a base for the flowers with Petaloo leaves.

Begin a base for the flowers with Petaloo leaves.

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Anchor the corner with large light colored blooms.

Anchor the corner with large light colored blooms.

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Tuck in a few Art-C metal gears.

Tuck in a few Art-C metal gears.

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Now start filling in the arrangement with smaller Petaloo flowers with a little sparkle on them.

Now start filling in the arrangement with smaller Petaloo flowers with a little sparkle on them.

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Build up with light mocha colored Wild Orchid Roses.

Build up with light mocha colored Wild Orchid Roses.

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Add more roses alternating the hues.

Add more roses alternating the hues.

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Start filling in with smaller Wild Orchid Craft Roses.

Start filling in with smaller Wild Orchid Craft Roses.

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Include a few small black roses to anchor the light colors.

Include a few small black roses to anchor the light colors.

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Make a generous loopy bow of Black Plaid Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon and adhere to stand then finish off with small black button.

Make a generous loopy bow of Black Plaid Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon and adhere to stand then finish off with small black button.

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I decided after the arrangement was complete that the tag was sticking out more than I liked so I clipped it off and set it in a little more. I'm happy now that it doesn't offset the frame.

I decided after the arrangement was complete that the tag was sticking out more than I liked so I clipped it off and set it in a little more. I'm happy now that it doesn't offset the frame.

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