Thursday, 30 October 2008
Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Monday, 20 October 2008
This little canvas (5in x 7in) was simple to do - the background is very thin tissue paper glued to the canvas with thinned PVA then coated with more thinned glue to protect the surface. Added ribbon & 'lace', stamped & embossed the cream chipboard frame for the picture and finished off with feathers, metal swirl & a tiny gem.
Blue skinnys for Andreas' colour swap on Lots to do. The first has a background created with rub-on waxes, the second has used twinkling H2os then stamped and embossed on top.The last is clear embossing used as a resist for rub-on waxes.
Saturday, 18 October 2008
Saturday, 11 October 2008
Wednesday, 8 October 2008
Friday, 3 October 2008
This canvas is covered with a whole sheet of lovely vintage paper which was then soaked in thin pva and distressed to allow the canvas to show through in places. Added a photo which has had the backing stripped off so that only the thin layer of print is left, the hearts & brads & the word "bloom". The swirls were hand cut from mountboard, coloured & stamped, ribbon entwined & finally the red roses added.
Love this rose image - stamped it then used pigment pens and water brush to shade it. The netting you see is plasterboard"scrim" which has been heat embossed with white embossing powder, then sequin ribbon mini envelope and antique button added.
Can't wait any longer to blog this! It was made for a mystery swap on Crafting Corner - the recipient never guessed who made it so time to 'fess up! The base is made from a tray that had embellishments in and the doors from balsa wood which were painted with thin white acrylic paint to give a sea-side feel, then edged with dyed string, brads for the door knobs and a rub-on. Various bits and bobs used to fill the "shelves" with summery images. I really enjoyed making this.............hope you like it!