I have wanted to get back to mixed media art pieces instead of painting for awhile now. So this week I have been doing lots of gardening and in one of the seed packets was a tiny tube so I got my box of embellishments down and decided to make something pretty. So I used grungeboard, magnets, ink, wood and various embellishments to make this piece. I was going to make my own perfume oil to go in the little bottle but found this lovely perfume oil in primarni!
I think busy mums need pampering sometimes and I needed a pretty box to keep my pedicure and manicure sets along with my babycham! I used some material to sew around the cardboard box and covered a button with tissue paper that I had stamped. A flower made out of lace gave the finishing touch.
Continuing with the altering theme I liked this plastic clip that was originally holding socks so I altered it by adding some stamped painted grungeboard wings, flower and stamped face and some printables..it now holds a memo pad for shopping lists on the fridge
this little hanger originally came with a scarf so altered it to hold some tea towels..love the printables..check out victoria thatcher for them and added some stamping too.
I haven’t done art for the mix it monthly challenge for awhile so had a little bit of time this afternoon to do a mixed media piece which uses a piece of an old song book , a bit of stamping and watercolours. Its been a very busy quite stressful week and wanted to capture this in the painting.
Lots of altering recycling this week. A sushi tray was perfect for displaying inches from a UK stampers swap..made into a box to hold my library books. Altered an old paint box to hold my ginger tea. Today I altered a reed diffuser replacing the artificial fragrance with bergamot and grapeseed oils. Sunshine today so loved painting outside with my son.
Well the sun is shining so thought I would do a quick sketch painting of a glass half full while I wait for the washing machine to finish..dont you just love hanging all the shirts on the washing line of … Continue reading →