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Saturday, 17 August 2013

Possibilities.


Been having a relaxing crafty play today. Some things for future DT projects, but this was just for fun.
It is may be finished as a hanging, cover or a card, I haven't quite decided yet.
I'll start with the base which is dark  grey, wiped over with a finger full of  bronze gilding wax .
The next layer is dry embossed through a dotty folder, shaded with vintage photo and broken china distress inks. These two colours were used for all of this project.
 The corrogated card is a left over piece, it was painted with acrylics, random stamped and shaded.
The chipboard letters  are those I think we all may have lurking somewhere as they are not so popular.
These were painted,  stamped and sprayed  to get the messy, grungy  effect I was hoping for, then rubbed with a little gilding  wax. By now my hands were thoroughly inked  and needed a scrub.
All the stamps I used were form Stampers Anonymous.
Additions came  from my stash including the corner I was looking for a few weeks ago.
Just shows things do surface eventually.
I will be linking this to two challenges-.
Frosted Designs Fabulous Friday Challenge -'Chipboard'.
Country View Crafts Challenges.-'Quotes and Sayings'.
 The quote was from the 'Stuff to Say'  Stampers Anonymous set.

Thank you for stopping by, I always appreciate the comments you leave.

20 comments:

  1. Love this Yvonne, lots of textures and interests, isn't it nice just to play ,that's what I should be doing instead of idling about with the iPad!

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  2. Love it. How nice that you just relaxed into a bit of your time and made this. You certainly always have the courage to imagine

    Love Chrissie x

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  3. Gorgeous piece Maggie, it will look good whatever you decide to use it for! Hugs, Valerie

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  4. Lovely to be able to relax :)and create and I'm sure you will find the perfect use of it :)
    Von ♥

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  5. This is fab , just love this! Great iece x hugs xxtrace x

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  6. Lovely project Yvonne, lots of texture and I love the little fob watch and your missing corner!
    Val x

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  7. Love all the different layers and those two main colours you used go so well together! All the textures work beautifully together and I love the way you finished the letters! Great idea to use them like that!

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  8. Fabulous vintage piece Yvonne, love the layers and techniques you have used.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

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  9. I am sure that when you decided what this piece is going to be Yvonne it will be just right for it. Gorgeous springs to mind.

    Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  10. Fabulous piece and those different textures work so well together. Sounds like you had a good day.
    Avril xx

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  11. Love the textures and the way you colored the letters!

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  12. Beautiful creation, love design and specially the great letters.

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  13. Back to say still great and ...Thanks for joining us at countryviewcrafts challenge this time for our quotes/quotations challenge Trace x

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  14. A gorgeous card, love the textured background.

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  15. So cool, Yvonne - fab inky effects and gilding, and so much wonderful texture for a brilliant grungy look. Love those letters!
    Alison x

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  16. Great job with the challenge, thanks for joining us at FD!

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  17. wow this is simply stunning Yvonne
    Hugs
    Doreen xx

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  18. I love this. It is so grungy and cool. Thanks for joining us over at Frosted Designs.

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  19. I love the stamps you used and the awesome grungy feel! thanks so much for joining us at Frosted Designs for the chipboard challenge!

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  20. Love your card, and the distress on the chipboard letters! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs Chipboard Challenge!!

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