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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

you can so do this: vicki boutin shadowbox


12x12 shadowbox
by vicki boutin
Layer background papers and add stitching along the bottom.  
Add papers to the 12 x 12 frame

Layer tickets and a book frame inside the shadow box

Add tape to the upper right and lower left corners of the matted paper.

Attach a piece of a ticket and a key wrapped in twine to the upper right corner.
To create the layered heart, spray a number of paper towels with Glimmer Mist, dry and cut into heart shapes.  Also cut various sizes of hearts from the printed Collage Tissue and layer together.  Sew the layers together and add beads

Add the heart to the book cover.  Attach a ruler.

Add crème buttons to the right of the book cover.

To create the cherry blossoms, mist Collage Tissue with red Glimmer Mist and dry.  

Cut the Collage Tissue and pink tissue into blossoms and layer together.
Salvage a tree branch and adhere to the frame.  Glue the blossoms to the branch.
Add corners, scrabble letters and holder

thanks Vicki!!!

3 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwww! This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeeeeee that layered heart and the branches!!!

cat lacigale said...

great project ! I love this heart !

fairyrocks said...

Love this fresh spring feeling happy wall art. Wonderful work !!