Hello I'm back again with my second post of the day, and this time its my DT project for PanPastel UK where our theme is 'Gift Time', as always there's a fab PanPastel starter set to be won thanks to our generous sponsor Berni from Your Creativity Store.
I've made a gift box using an empty Malteser box, why is it that maltesers always taste better from a box than they do in a bag? For this project I've used PanPastels and the fab Maimeri mediums from Your Creativity Store. I began by giving the box a coat of Maimeri white gesso and then applied Maimeri Light Modelling Paste using a Crafters Workshop steampunk template on the front of the box. Once that was dry I applied PanPastels in Neutral Grey, Paynes Grey, Raw Umber and Burnt Sienna, before brushing over with mica powders for a metallic effect. I've added spellbinders lattice corners coloured with black and paynes grey PanPastels to the corners.
I've used an Idea-ology hitch fastener to close the box, bottlecaps painted with silver acrylic paint for the feet and an Ornate Plate on the front, the 'Journey' stamp is from Chocolate Baroque. I found a box of steampunky looking 'thingamjigs' in the shed a couple of weeks ago so I've popped on on top of the box. I was really chuffed with it until I realised that it was so heavy it made the whole thing tip over, eeeeeeek!!! Anyway after a bit of a panic, I added a nestie labels 4 die cut under the feet and phew it stands up again!
I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Anything but a card challenge: anything but a card
Crafty Catz: Recycle/Upcycle
Little Miss Muffet: Tags or gifts
Tuesday Alchemy: anything goes
Thanks for visiting today and for your kind comments