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Monday, 1 August 2016

August Challenge *

over at Altered Eclectics and as always it is anything goes as long as it is altered objects and mixed media.  For this challenge I have entered an altered wooden box I have put together for a wedding present - this was a request for a friend.  I really enjoyed doing this too.  First of all I painted a darker beige before the crackle medium and cream paint.  Loved watching paint crackle - still find it all quite magical lol.  I then decoupaged a really gorgeous napkin of a boy and girl pretending to get married.  Love them.  I then did the same process for the inside and used a rose napkin.  I did alot of sanding in between to keep the surfaces smooth.  I finished it all off with a hardwearing varnish.  The lock on the box had broken so I fixed a new one on and voile all done!  Now for the pics




Thanks so much for visiting me and do come again, and while you are at please go on over to Altered Eclectics and join in with the fun

Hugz always

Elaine aka Ellapu xxx

This has been entered into the following challenges

613 avenue create ag 7a
love 2 create ag 28a
southern girls ag 1s
crafty gals corner 3a
ttcrd ag 2a

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! Did I mention gorgeous? I LOVE this. x

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  2. Beautifully decorated and gorgeouslly cute image
    Carol x

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  3. Ella, this is so stunning! Love the beautiful box and that ever so gorgeous image of the wee kiddies kissing. Enchanting! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Southern Girls for our 'Anything Goes' challenge. So glad you joined in. Come and play again soon. Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  4. This literally made my jaw drop! Absolutely stunning work! Thanks for joining us in the Crafty Gals Corner Challenge! Jenn DT

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  5. Fabulous I love your crackle. the box is really beautifull thank you for sharing with the DT from We Love To Create hugs Terry xxx

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  6. Beautiful and vintage Elaine, am very impressed with your crackles! Jane :) X

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  7. Very pretty altered boc Elaine. Beautifully designed. Your teamy Judy

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Hugz Elaine xx

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