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Sunday, January 18, 2015

CHALLENGE #107 - ANYTHING GOES with Optional Twist: WINNIE THE POOH DAY

Hello, Crafty Peeps,


It's Winnie The Pooh Day
If you want to play our optional twist, we challenge you to:
Use one of the following quotes in your creation

WINNIE THE POOH CLIPBOARD

For this challenge, I chose to create a clipboard using recycled paper products.  
I save various sizes of corrugated cardboard boxes. I have  found that I can cover them with fabrics such as canvas, burlap, crinolin, and create strudy functional items.   This is a functional clipboard and I have every intention of  using in in my studio.

Supply List:
Chipboard (2 Pieces) cut to the desired size (mine is 5" x 7") 
Paper Scraps (or other desired background papers)
Image
Clip
Baby Wipes
Gesso, Mod Podge (or other matte gel medium)
Inks, Paints, etc.

Step One:
Apply Gesso to the front of one of your cardboard panels.  Allow to dry.
Step Two
Arrange your background papers on your panel.  Don't worry about overlap 
Continue gluing pieces until you have your desired collage.  Leave some white spaces
When you are satisfied, apply several coats of Mod Podge.  Allow to dry between coats.
 Fold and trim overlap.   Remember that some the overlap will show on the back.
Step Three
Choose the color(s) that will be your primary color (chose yellow/brown to coordinate with Pooh's fur) and apply to your panel.  Use a baby wipe to mute your color


Round the corners of your clipboard at this point
Step Four
While your panel is drying, apply Gesso to your clip.  I decided to paint th red clip, but I could have used either clip without altering and they would have worked just as well.
 I also taped my Winnie The Pooh Invitation Stamps so I could use just the image.
Step Five
Choose paints, Inks, and/or sprays.  Experiment until you achieve the desired color profile
I wanted to pull in the color of the forest so I did greens, reds, etc.
Step Six
Apply stamped or hand drawn images.  Allow to dry, apply several coats of Mod Podge
Use your baby wipe to keep your colors from becoming muddy.
Step Seven
Determine the placement of  your image and sentiment. Center Clip
 Apply designer papers or other embellishment to clip
Step 8
Attach Clip, add image and sentiment.  
Apply several coats of Mod Podge until desired result is achieved
Apply back panel
I used Plain Jane Baseboard Brown by Tattered Angels 
ENJOY YOUR NEW CLIPBOARD

HUGZ, 
CHANA

6 comments:

  1. Well, I would say you knocked this one out of the park, Chana! This is a fantastic 3-D and mixed media project. Your color choice for aging/distressing your background are warm and beautiful. Thanks for sharing your process; I love to see how people put mixed media projects together as they are a huge struggle for me. Love this!

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    1. Thanks, Lee Ann! I was so worried about that background. I was trying to recreate the feel of a forest and my colors kept getting muddy. I definitely need to work on my baby wipe technique. Glad you think the background works, that eases my mind.
      I am looking forward to seeing some of your MM work...I bet it is stunning. So glad you are with us!
      Hugz,
      Chana

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  2. Amazing creation! So beautifully done!

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    1. Hi, Ellie,
      Thanks for stopping by and leaving such a lovely comment! I visited your blog and I must say I love your work. Look forward to seeing your project in our challenge at 613 Avenue Create. Thanks, again.
      Hugz,
      Chana

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  3. this is soooooo cute and so fun! what a great job of collage & decoupage, as well! ♥

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  4. Thats art its very pretty i wish i can make one😋

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Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate your comments, they keep me motivated!
Hugz, Chana