Tuesday, 27 January 2015

PaperArtsy - Shiny Stuff Project

My first thought after reading this challenge were, I can't wait to get started. But where to start ?  - foils, mega flakes, beads, glitter, treasure gold, gems, metal .................
Once I'd gathered my thoughts this is my first (hopefully, time permitting) project.  Sorry for the lack of photos, I nearly finished before I remembered.

This was made from a die cut embossed piece of card, painted black. I then used a clear embossing pad and bonding powder on the raised areas and then applied shiny foils in several colours.  The edges were hi-lighted in treasure silver.


I then added a silver flower to the centre and a ribbon hanger,  To add a little more shine and bling I then attached 3 bead dangling chains to the bottom.

thank you for stopping by to look x

 





9 comments:

  1. Love the colours you have used in your piece, and those beads will really catch the light. I used to work in Thrapston many moons ago before I moved back home to Surrey!

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    1. thanks for your lovely comments - isn't it a small world and my in-laws live in Surrey !

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  2. A gorgeous piece of work - I love the bling and dangly bits, and you've achieved a lovely effect with the foils. Fabulous and shiny!

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  3. Hi Sarah, I love the the shimmery shiny effects on this very pretty piece. The dangling pendant like pieces are just lovely. xx

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  4. Your metal rose is excellent! Love the foil technique too but I'm not fond of bonding powder as it's very temperamental (or at least the one I have). Lovely hanging and the pendants finish it off beautifully.

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  5. Great project! I am with you regarding what to do - so many choices. Love what you came up with - the colors are beautiful!
    xx Lynn

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  6. Love the combination of colours. Pretty little piece Sarah, really like it! Xx

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  7. Lovely project Sarah! Great shiny work and fab embellishments. xx

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