CLICK HERE OR SCROLL DOWN FOR UNITY FWF POST************************
I am so excited- my first post as a Design Team member for Prairie Fairy! I am so lucky to be on such a fabulous team.. I am out of my league but learning lots and having a ball! You will be amazed at the creations of my sister DT members, so please stop by their blogs- listed on my sidebar.
The challenge this week at Fairy Fun Fridays is to RECYCLE something. It can be a simple as a ribbon from a package or as elaborate as you wish!
My item to recycle was a Prima tin and a velvet button from a thrift store. I forgot to take a pic of the empty tin but here's one for demo purposes!
I covered it with Prima dp using double sided tape. The button is from a thrift store.. I love old buttons! The ribbon is from my stash, and I ran it thru my Xyron sticker maker.
Image I colored with copics and added some glitter here and there and used distress inks on the outlines... I then brushed a fairly thick coat of Ranger Crackle Paint in Rock Candy and let dry.. after it starts to dry you can help it along with a heat gun.. I was careful because I didn't want to melt the plastic! I then cut a circle to fit on the bottom inside of the tin of dp and one to back the image. I used some glue dots to hold it in place in the inside rim.
The lid I did with Ranger Alcohol inks... I just cleaned the surface and then using the ink applicator tool thingy ( or an old wood block you stick velcro on) and a piece of felt. I used Cranberry, Raspberry and Rust with a bit of gold mixative and of course Blending Solution. I love using alcohol inks and have been using them all week for different things.. too fun.
So there you have it! Find something to recycle and join us at Fairy Fun Fridays!
If you aren't familiar with alcohol inks- check out this video by Tim Holtz.
As I mentioned you don't have to buy the felt or applicator.. use an old wood block and the sticky-back velcro and make your own .. I used some of those dollar stamps from Michaels I didnt use any more and bought felt at the fabric store.. any color works fine. Much cheaper!