Good morning folks, how's your weekend going? I got loads of jobs done yesterday so I won't feel guilty having a lazy play day in my craft room today. I'm going through one of those phases where you start loads of stuff so i've got bits and bobs drying all over the house lol. As its Sunday its time for a new challenge at Premium Craft Brands PanPastel UK Challenge and this week we're using Autumn Colours on our projects. As always there is a fab PanPastel Starter set for our lucky winner from Berni our lovely sponsor at Your Creativity Store. Pop on over to the challenge blog and find out all the deets and of course check out my teamies fab projects too.
I've made a canvas for my DT project, its one of those projects that nearly ended up in the bin soooooo many times lol. I began by using Maimeri Light Modelling paste through a couple of different stencils, once that was dry I set too sticking all manner of bits and bobs on with Maimeri Matte Gel Medium - i've used die cuts, ribbon, bead string, some old earrings, some little square plastic tiles, gems etc etc.
Next I added a liberal coat of Maimeri Matte Gel all over and while it was wet I used a duster brush to sprinkle on PanPastels. I used all Autumnal shades - Phthalo Green, Yellow Green Shade, Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber and then lots of Metallic PanPastels. I just loooooove the Metallic PanPastels!!! Once it was dry I went over with my brush again, blending all the colours together to create a distressed metallic effect.
Lastly I added some black and then some Silver PanPastel to highlight all the texture, its so hard to get a decent pic as the Metallic Pans are so shimmery?
I added a sentiment to fnish off, I thought this quote was pretty appropriate lol, its from Chocolate Baroque and is one of my favourites.
I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
All Crafts: anything but a card
Artistic Stamper: alter something
Crafty Ribbons: anything goes with ribbon
Creative Moments: lace/anything goes
Quick Quotes: stamping
Word Art Wednesday: anything goes
Thanks so much for visiting today, have a lovely day