Today's project isn't a card. I'm taking a tiny break from cards because the urge to put stuff to other surfaces is too much to ignore. There is SO much inspiration out there in blogland, so I thought I'd try my hand at it. And here is the result - a 5x7 canvas board that I thought might make a nice, colorful decoration somewhere.
And colorful it is. I love color, and lots of it. I've only used three acrylic colors on the base, but I more than made up for it with the decorations. Every single flower started out another color but was painted with Creative Inspirations shimmer paints to suit my tastes. And the frame...well, I'll get to that in a bit. And I'll let the pics do most of the talking this time.
|Bits of gold embossing sprinkled about.|
|Lots of color and texture. The small clock is wood.|
|A tiny prize in a Christmas cracker.|
This little frame started out bright silver. I think it was the prize in an English Christmas cracker several years ago and has been floating around the house ever since, too small to use but too cute to discard. So glad I didn't.
I gessoed it and then coated it with several layers of shimmer paints. The flowers and leaves were colored with Copics then accented with more shimmer paints. Black ink was sponged over all, then wiped off, leaving the colors dulled down a bit.
|Sweet little birdie.|
Thank you for stopping by today, and I hope you, too, take a notion to do some crafting. I have to let the smell of E6000 filter out of my craft room before I go back in, but I can hardly wait to try the next project!
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