Over on the Woodware blog this week we are bringing on the sunshine, if only it was easy to do that at this time of year!
Judith (aka Mrs Woodware) asked me to decorate one of the candle holders months ago, and for some reason I found it really difficult to do. Fisrt I painted it with red Dylusions, then didn’t know what else to do, I have been taking it out and looking at it for months, then just putting it away again!
It is really strange, because I really like it!
So then I painted it with green Dylusions, but I still didn’t like it, so I got some white Dylusions paint and sponged it, and wiped it off with a Woodware Wipe
On the Woodware Blog this week we are looking at texture, I have made some practice pieces that I will make into badges, card toppers or they may go on canvases, or they may sit in a box for quite some time…
this a selection of what I have been up to.
Here is a close up.
this is all of the pieces that I have used for this one. The pieces are cut from the Stampendous Pop Up Die set, Yes I know that sounds strange, but the die set includes dies to cut tags and the nest beautifully to make frames.
Their theme for this month is Make a Mask either a bought one or from scratch.
So here is my second effort of the week…
I have used Craft Canvas it is so durable that I can mess it about much more than you can card.
I used a compass to draw a rough shape, it was inspired by a mask that I saw in a museum while I was on holiday.
I have then cut it in Craft Canvas and sprayed it with the Colorbox Dyeink spray in Artichoke, the spray spreads and bleeds on the craft canvas as it is designed for paper, but I like the effect that it makes.
The theme this time is Shadow Boxes. I had a look at the inspiration from their design team and was inspired to use my sardine tins by the work of Luli. her blog is really inspiring.
I have been saving lots of tins with no idea what I was going to use them for.
So I have painted a few, I have painted them with some paint from B&Q that I had in the house, then painted them with Dylusions Paint.
I have a bag of flakes, that are just bits from gold, silver and copper sheets I have used USArtQuest Duo glue on a piece of Cut n Dry Foam and put the tin in the bag, I hope that you can see it. I find this the easiest way to contain my flakes, and when I use a sheet I just add the bits to the bag.
Then rub of the loose bits while the tin is still in the bag.
I have used the flowers from the Woodware Chippies Paisleys and embossed them with Stampendous powders.
I glued the flowers into the tin with glossy accents, raising them to different heights with some extra bits of Chippies.
I hope that you join in with this challenge which is open all month, perhaps I will get around to using the rest of my tins!
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And that’s our theme!! Making Texture.
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So here is my project I have used Kaffee Klatsch one of Nat Kalbach’s stamp set.
I have made a wall hanging using the Artist Canvas Pad it is an American A4 size pad of lovely textured canvas.
First I used the Dreamweaver Large Scales stencil and and a Colorbox Crafters Pad and inked through the stencil.
this is a really easy stencil to repeat across the canvas
I love that with theCrafters and a brush you can blend this ink, I have not tried to make it even, but you can not see the joins, then I cut the canvas in half
then I stamped
I love this randon effect.
on the other half I just stamped.
I added some red Woodware wire which I had twisted around the posts on the Plastic Jig. I also used some wadding under the canvas and stitched it.
I Frantaged the tops of some brads and added these
They are perfect in the circles of the stamp.
Thanks for visiting, and don’t forget to comment and hope along!
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