Friday, February 22, 2013

Surprise for a friend blog hop at Make It Crafty

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I have a friend that is moving to Florida and wanted to make a special going away gift. I used this frame

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And made this

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I made an overlay using chipboard and Tim Holtz alcohol inks and just daubed away. This is the result.

From Make it Crafty I used these lovely beach and summer images – beach umbrella, Dylan, sandcastle and Ebony. I printed them onto MiC blending card and colored them with Copics.

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I took some black glitter foam stickers that I had in my stash, painted them white using Picket Fence distress paint and then inked them with Archival Cobalt ink. The flourishes are the Flower and Leaf flourishes from Make It Crafty. I also colored them with the cobalt ink … should have colored them white first too ….

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Now, if you did not start the hop with Kasey you should go back and start there, wouldn’t want you to miss any of the lovely creations!






Stephanie – you are here


Thanks for stopping by and visiting and be sure to leave me a comment, I would love to know what you think of my altered frame.


theCook said...

Wow love the "texture" of your alcohol ink overlay!
The frame looks so much better after your transformation!

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Steph, I love your background, it's fabulous. The images are so cute.

Gorgeous frame.


Adriana Morales said...

Wow! Great transformation of your frame. I love your colouring :)


Carla S. said...

Fantastic project, Stephanie! Love the fun beach theme! I'm sure your friend will love it!

Scrappin' Playground of Dreams said...

This is fabulous!!! Your frame is amazing....I really like your different techniques knowledge!!! I gotta try this now.... :-)
Your adorable lil beach friends are ever so perfectly colored!!! You are AMAZING Stephanie!!! Your Friend will treasure this forever!!!!!

Brigitte said...

Amazing colouring!!!! You're a master at folds!!! Love how you painted the frame! Hugs, Brigitte

PashaCou said...

What a lovely gift. I just love how it came out. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Scrappin' Diva said...

Great frame. Love how you did the background!

Corinne said...

Fantastic job!! Love the way you did your frame...

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