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Friday, 1 April 2016

April challenge - Rhedd's Creative Spirit

Good morning folks,

Two posts from me this morning, this second one being this month's DT piece for Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

I took a tea box I've had for a little while. Being immensely fond of tea, I'd been dithering over playing with it, because I din't want to mess it up. Luckily I am very pleased with how it turned out!


I just love the way this technique turned out... I spread texture paste through a stencil and pained over the top. Highlighting one side with a black distress marker and then smudging it out with my finger really makes the design pop.


The very truest of sentiments...


I die-cut this cup from board, painted and stamped, then added crackle accents over the top. Edge with marker and smudge, and work ink into the cracks.


A piece of jewellery I rescued from the bin at work!




Now all I need is to find some teabags I like enough to keep in the box (I'm very much a loose-leaf kinda girl)

Now it's your turn, go check out the blog for more inspiration, then come play along! Just remember it's anything altered art goes, so no cards please!

I'd really like to play along at the Creative Artiste challenge this month!

Have a fantabulous day!

Sammy-x

11 comments:

brenda said...

A beautiful altered box Sammy, the heart plaque in the post below is also a delight.

B x

Lucy Woods said...

This is so fabulous and creative!!
Lucy x

Christine L said...

This looks so fabulous Sammy... and a lovely place to keep your tea!

Hugs
Christine x

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Hmmm me thinks this would look good in any kitchen - especially mine lol. Love the techniques and idea xx

Nan Bourdeu said...

Sammy, awesome altered box! It is lovely in every way :) xx

Debbie Ellis said...

Your creation is fantastic, love the tin
thanks for joining our challenge over at
http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.com.au/
Debbie DT

cotnob said...

Another fabulous altered project Sammy, lovely colours and great design.
Pauline
x

Kerry Atherton said...

What an awesome Creation!!! Thanks for joining us at
http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.com.au
Kerry DT

Team Clark said...

This is so pretty and the colors and teacup go together beautifully. Love your project, TFS!

Sandra Wright said...

Fabulous tea bag box Sammy..I love the colour choice too.
Great textures and that cup & tea bag is just so sweet...xx

Wheelie Crafty said...

Wow I love the dimensional textures you have created on your gorgeous Tea Box.... Thank you so much for entering our challenge over at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog, we hope to see you join in again...

Hugs Rhonda DT & Owner xxx
http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.co.uk