Treasured Memories | Jena Leach

Hey Bramble Fox Friends! It's Jena here and today and I'm getting involved in the January challenge, designed by Eva, which is focused on the use of handmade embellishments!

When I first saw this challenge I felt a little overwhelmed as I'm not someone who really ever makes handmade embellishments and I was struggling to figure out what I could make. I had a few ideas which included rosettes, sequin shakers, rolled paper flowers, tassels, stamped or die cut elements and paper bows. Out of these ideas, I decided to go ahead with rolled paper flowers and a handmade tassel!

I started off my making a sunburst background by cutting a sheet of patterned paper into segments. Once cut up, I distressed the edges and added machine stitching round the edges.

I chose my photo and brought in a bunch of florals from my January 2021 HKC kit. I created my own lea