Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Door with butterflies and ivy mini pallet art wall hearing - Day 131 of my 366 day challenge


Door with butterflies and ivy mini pallet art wall hearing - 
Day 131 of my 366 day challenge

Hi Craft Addicts!

So for today's challenge I have used another set of the MDF mini pallets from Stamps Away to make this door wall hanging.

I first of all glued the 4 pallets together using Cosmic Shimmer PVA glue leaving it to dry before each and then attached the smaller panels to give the effect of a door.

Once it was all stuck properly, I then painted it with "Ivory" acyrlic paint from Nuvo, giving it a couple of coats making sure it was dry between each. I also painted the reverse side too.

Door with butterflies and ivy mini pallet art wall hearingOnce at was all done, I used the Tonic Studios "Beautiful Buckle" strip die to cut out a panel which I thought might look like a decorative embellishment and glued it to the "door". I painted the lock (again from Stamps Away) in black and stuck it in between the 2 struts.

I felt that it needed something else so first of all stamped and embossed some "dandelion clocks" from Clarity Stamps Alium stamp set using Onyx black Versafine ink pad along with some clear embossing powder from DoCrafts Papermania.

To give the impression of some nails on both the panel and lock, I used some Nuvo crystal drops around the edges and top and bottom of the lock.

I also cut out the strip of ivy using Spellbinders "Greek Island" die collection in green paper and then coloured it further using green Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and used some darker Cosmic Shimmer Colour Cloud blending inks to give it a slightly distressed look.

As a final touch, I cut out four butterflies from the Little Book of  "Butterflies" from Hunkydory and stuck them on to the door at regular intervals. I also used some narrow white cord so that it can be hung up.

And there you are a really fun card for any occasion which you can buy on my website here

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Products and items you may need to make these projects
  • 4 MDF mini pallets with 2 struts from Stamps Away (Clever Cuts)
  • MDF lock from Stamps Away (Clever Cuts)
  • Beautiful Buckles die set from Tonic Studios
  • Greek Island Ivy strip die from Sue Wilson Creative Expressions
  • Black cardstock - Lynda Chapman's cardstock from Creative Crafting World
  • Butterflies from Little Book of Butterflies from Hunkydory
  • Wisteria Purple Nuvo cyrstal drops (Tonic Studios)
  • Alium Stamps from Clarity Stamps
  • Versafine ink pad
  • Clear DoCrafts papermania embossing powder
  • Cosmic Shimmer PVA glue
  • Collall All Purpose Glue

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