Sunday, 24 May 2015

That Craft Place - Shabby Chic challenge!

Good morning!  It is time for a new challenge over at the
That Craft Place challenge blog

This fortnight the theme is

SHABBY CHIC


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I used the following materials / steps:
  
THAT CRAFT PLACE MDF / GREYBOARD: MDF Heart Plaque, Greyboard Feather, Greyboard Key

HEART: Primed with gesso and painted with acrylic pain in a dark colour.  Crackle technique then done with PVA glue and acrylic paint. I referred to the following tutorial on You Tube:


OTHER PRODUCTS USED: Distress Ink (Gathered Twigs), Archival Ink (Watering Can), gesso, acrylic paint, lace & crochet trims, clear stamp pad, gold embossing powder, hot glue, Pinflair glue gel, Glossy Accents, script and mini alphabet stamps.
  
Brown twine and old book pages from my own stash.
All other products available from That Craft Place.
   
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Here are some more photos:



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Thank you as always for popping by.
  
xxSAMxx
   
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19 comments:

  1. Shabby chic to the max!! Fabulous heart!! Love the adorable accents too! Thank you for sharing your creative project with us at the Vintage Stamping Challenge.

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  2. Lovely work Sam, really professional. Sue x

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  3. This is fabulous Sam, love the crackle on the heart and gorgeous flowers.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. This is gorgeous Sam. Love it! X

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  5. Your crackle effect on the heart turned out awesome sauce. I like the inking on your feather and the enamel on your sentiment. Bravo!

    Thanks for joining in our first challenge, "Vintage Garden", at Anything But Cute. Hugz. ~Niki DT

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  6. This is fabulous...loving the crackle and those lovely flowers...loving the gold embossed key too.
    A great entry in to our challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit...x

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  7. This is pretty awesome Sam! Really love the flowers and the vintage look.
    Hugs,
    Jo

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  8. What a gorgeous project!! I just love your wonderful neutral palette, so vintage! Your crackle background turned out phenomenal, excellent contrast! The touches of metallic really shine on the newsprint and the key and I just love the touch of lace and twine! Stunning!!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'Vintage Garden' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

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  9. Gorgeous shabby heart with lots of vintage elements like the text and the neutral colour palette. Thanks for joining us at Anything But Cute.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  10. A gorgeous piece of altered art Sam and those rolled flowers work perfectly as an embellishment.

    Many thanks for joining in at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

    B x

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  11. Certainly is shabby and chic great piece of work hugs x

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  12. Hi Sam - beautiful heart - really like the crackled finish on the heart, and the lace & roses are lovely. Thanks for sharing with us at Altered Eclectics this month ~ Steffi xx

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  13. Oh my, this is stunning! Love that romantic and vintage feel of this piece!!! I love the touch of gold, even though I am not into gold, it looks great here. :)
    Thank you for joining Vintage Garden at Anything But Cute!
    Samra DT

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  14. Thank you for sharing your beautiful heart with us at Altered Eclectics, I love it.
    xxx Hazel.

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  15. Sam, Really great piece, love the texture. Thank you for sharing this with us in the May challenge on Altered Eclectics, and look forward to seeing more of your wonderful work in the future.
    :) Chris / CS Designs

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xxSAMxx