Good evening bloggers. It's been another busy day today. I have found the bottom of the wash basket, caught up with one of my work pals for a coffee and a chat and had a crafty afternoon! Having just finished a shabby chic project, my dining room dresser, I decided that the shelves were looking a little empty and a little something was required for the shelf.
I bought some card craft frames at the NEC earlier this year and thought it was about time I used one of them. I painted some crackle effect in random places before coating the frame with a coat of Nougat Fresco paint. The stamps were next, I stamped my Jofy stamps in black ink.
Using the bloom stencil I dabbed on some Toad Hall paint and then bumped the stencil along and applied some grunge paste. I also did some background stenciling with old paper distress ink.
I stamped the flowers onto separate card and fussy cut them out. All of the images were painted with distress inks. The flowers were applied using matt modge podge. I added some mowed lawn distress ink to the edges of the frame. To finish off I added some liquid pearls and a coat of clear spray varnish.
I would like to enter this into the following challenge: Paperartsy Topic 14: Flowers
Just thought I would give you a sneeky peek of my dining room. We are waiting patiently for our new dining room furniture to arrive. It's hard to believe that in a matter of months we have acheived a craft room (for me) and a new dining room. Especially as this room was once crammed with all my crafty stash with the shelves all being full and piles of boxes growing out of the floor!
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