Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Sights, Sounds, and Tastes Of Autumn

Good morning, Crafty Peeples!
This week at 613 Avenue Create, our Optional Twist is: The sights, sounds, and tastes of Autumn. We, of course, look forward to your Anything Goes entries, but are excited about the wonderful projects we hope will be generated by those playing the Twist!

 I love making cards from brown lunch bags.  There are so many little nooks and crannies in which to stuff tags.  In this design, there are pockets on the front that hold two small round tags!
 Inside, there is a large space for text (I used a poem). 

So Grateful Gift Collection The Final Installment

Good Morning, Crafty Peeples!
So Grateful Gift Collection - "Tamara"
 I have completed the Gift Set for my Neurologist.
 I plan to give it to her at my appointment on Tuesday.

To make the collection complete, I included a very nice pen set in colors that complement the papers used in the project.  Forgot to take photo and box is now sealed. Oops!

The final component in the collection is this small note carrier.
The ribbon handle allows it to be easily carried or hung on a doorknob or wall hook.
The base of the carrier is Medium weight chipboard.  
The pocket is a sponged and stamped 5"x7" Kraft Paper bag. 

To create my box, I used a plain white gift box. 
 Painted with Gesso (both sides) and let it air dry over night.
  Alternate layers of distress inks and stains:
Vintage Photo, Peacock Feathers, Rusty Hinge, Mowed Lawn, Picket Fence
In between the layers of inks and stains, I used various script stamps.  
Allowed the top to dry overnight and then cover with clear shelf liner.  
It produces a rich satin sheen.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Chana Malkah

Challenges Entered:
Addicted To Stamps - Soft Colors/Pastels - Must use stamps.  I used word stamps, no images
Anything But A Card -  Anything But A Card