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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Rhedd's Creative Spirit - August Challenge

Flippin' heck - August already and time for a new challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.  Theme is Anything goes as long as it is mixed media/altered pieces.  For this month I have created a 'New Home' gift for a colleague.

It all started with a wine bottle, a small tonic bottle I found in my handbag after a party lol, a bolognese sauce jar and a plastic owl frame. 

I gessoed it all then painted using a dark cream chalk paint, thencovered with crackle medium.  I used a light cream over the top. I let it crackle and then used brown media antiquing cream and wiped back for the weathered vintage look.

I then used calico, laces and rosette flowers for the finishing touches.  I do hope she loves it - actually tough if she doesn't lol.

Now for the pics




Now why not head on over to Rhedd's Creative Spirit and join in with our new challenge

6 comments:

  1. LOVE the colour and texture of these Elaine! Gorgeous collection. x

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  2. An awesome collection Elaine..I love the shabby roses...I hope your colleague loved them, I know I would have of, had they been made for me...xx

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  3. Great gift and love the rosette roses
    Carol x

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  4. Great collection - love them x Have a great weekend x

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  5. Wow...Ellaine...its amazing how you brought together different bits and pieces! I love chalk paints and crackle too, amazing combination. The owl frame is super!

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  6. too whoot too woo how clever are you. Love all the textures?

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Hugz Elaine xx

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