Sunday, 20 December 2015

That Craft Place Challenge.

Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.

And here is my new design for :
That Craft Place Challenge Blog.

As usual this fortnight's theme is:
Mixed Media Anything Goes!
So lets see what you can come up with!

But before you start here is the piece I made.



I had two oval pieces of MDF from That Craft Place and have been trying to decide how to use them. 



Now I did have a play around with them, like you do Lol!
I had an idea in mind but was just not sure about how I wanted to move forward with this one so:

I turned them this way....


And I turned them this way.....


And again...


Until I found a way that I liked them.

And this is where it took me!

I started by painting the back and edges with black paint and then attaching some spotty paper by DoCrafts to the front (available at 
That Craft Place here and here).

I lay the paper on, smooth it down and when it's well attached I sand along the top sides which leaves a nice clean edge.


Next I used a snowflake stencil and Weathered Wood Distress Ink and then the same stencil with silver embossing paste. When all this was completely dry I rubbed over it with more distress ink this time Chipped Sapphire.


 Next job was to die cut the snowflakes.
I cut some of these in more of the spotty card and some in a satin card.



And we are ready for the construction.
I used my Dremel multi tool to make holes in the MDF and then threaded in a nice stripy ribbon.
Mounted the large snowflakes together and finished them with a shiny embellishment.

Now everything is ready to put together.


Quite a grungy Christmas decoration especially as I decided there wasn't enough snow this year so I used the new Tim Holtz splatter brush to add some white paint to give the effect.







I hope you enjoyed watching me make this and it would be great if you could leave me a comment and then pop over and see what the other DT members have been making and maybe join in the challenge too at:

Many thanks for your comments
and
happy crafting,
Angela x


I would like to enter this project in the following challenges:

Stamps and Stencils Grungy Christmas Projects.


9 comments:

  1. This is grungy goodness! I like how you shared your creative process with the position of the pieces. Gorgeous snowflakes and your use of the splatters for snow turned out fantabulous! Awesome sauce design! ~Niki

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  2. Angela, this hanger is just beautiful!! I just love your assorted snowflakes and the wonderful mixed palette of blues! Blue-tiful really!! xo

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  3. Love this hanger Angela, fabulous colours and decorations, not used my TH splatter brush yet!.
    Thanks for the tutorial.
    Wishing you and your family A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
    Hugs Pam x

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  4. I did enjoy watching you make it Angela (I am late as we had family here for an early Christmas) and the end result is gorgeous. I love the large snowflake and the splats create a such a wonderful snow feeling. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Anne xx

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  5. Oh what a lovely christmas tag you created with all the nice snowflakes.
    I like the different colors of blue you used. It's magic. I love it.
    I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    Greetings
    Sabine

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  6. Great to see how this amazing project all came together Angela.
    Have a lovely Christmas, Julie x

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  7. What a fun project. Love the colour palette and love the orientation of the ovals. Thanks for sharing your creative process and for joining us at Stamps and Stencils.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  8. Great to see the step by step - thanks for sharing such detailed photos.
    Alison x

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  9. Wonderful grungy ornament. I always love to see how a project is made too. Thanks for the step by step. Thanks so much for joining my final challenge at Stamps & Stencils. Julia xx

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