Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Moments to Treasure

Hello everyone!! I'm sharing a altered wooden plaques that I made quite recently. I've been meaning to alter this wooden plaque that I had bought almost a year back, but never got to it. So finally, I dived into it last week and I'm quite satisfied with the outcome.

Here it is.


I covered it with white acrylic paint using the Adriondack white paint dabber. Then I gave a few coats of blue acrylic paint (I really was not sure if the white coat was necesary. But since this is my first project, I was nervous about the outcome. I'm really not that good at painting. I sprayed water, applied blue paint and continued doing this until I was frustrated ;) ). I then used 2 small Studio G stamps and part of a stamp from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps' Decorative Frame Toppers Clear Stamp Set to create a beautiful background with silver ink pad. I used my heat tool to dry it.



Then I stamped the chandelier and the sentiment "Moments to Treasure" from Whimsy Stamps' A Touch of Elegant Furniture and embossed it with white embossing powder.


I punched out a butterfly using my MS punch and used hot glue to stick it. I bought this glue gun quite a while back and was really scared to use it. But finally I opened the package and I used tweezers to hold the butterfly while sticking it :) But after using it once, I really love it!!!


I punched out a few pine leaves using the MS punch and added a few white flowers from my stash. I used hot glue for this also.

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18 comments:

  1. What a lovely effect you have crated with the acrylics Berina and so beautifully decorated.

    It's lovely to see you at Allsorts, thanks so much for joining in.

    B x

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  2. Wow ! I loved the blue bg and silver looks fab on it .

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  3. Just beautiful I love altering things as well great choice of colors.. thank you for visiting my blog and leaving me your comment along with becoming a follower I am now a follower of yours as well

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  4. Stunning creation. Love the blue background and the stamping on it, so subtle and beautiful.

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  5. This is fabulous....such a fabulous creation....hope the coming weekend is a good one for you...xx
    {The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

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  6. This is really a very lovely project, creative and colorful. Thank you for participating in our 167th AG challenge here at Word Art Wednesday. I hope we will see you back again really soon.
    Blessings,
    Carole

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  7. What a lovely blue color Berina. Glad to see your craft after a while. Think your little one is keeping you busy :)

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  8. Beautiful :) Thanks for joining us Dream Valley Challenge

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  9. Great project. Thank you for joining us over at Scribble and Scrap. Good luck.
    xx

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  10. Great Plaque, love the color of the background. Thanks for sharing with us at Scribble and Scrap xx

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  11. WOW that chandelier looks fantastic...flawless embossing and love the colors you have chosen...Very Pretty !
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  12. Hi Berina,
    Have a blog candy, would love you to visit :)

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