Sonntag, 22. Dezember 2013

Take It - Make It

Good day to you (:o)

Challenge six is about the ombré technique, Sylvia Blum is showing in the current CraftStamper january issue on pages 6 - 8. Read all about the guidelines here.
There is plenty of time to enter your card, layout or 3D item ( any theme or colour as long as it features the ombre technique and some real stamping), till midnight Friday Februar 7th 2014

My entry is another Home Decor
I mentioned earlyer, that i'm in the blue mood this year (:o)

To explain this decor, i have to show you the first finished results first

Step by step

I started with the glass ornaments
It's important to clean the surface with alcohol before painting

I used Americana Frost Gloss Enamels from DecoArt

I started with white and dabbed on the paint with a sponge

After a drytime of 20 minutes, i dabbed on the next colour ( turquoise)

...and finished with blue

Next was this white, flat bowl
Cleaned with alcohol first and dabbed on the white colour onto the hole bowl

When the white paint was dry ( you see the shine is gone) i started with dabbing the darkest colour on the bottom

At this stage i realized, this bowl will need a lot layers .....

..and i changed my mind and used a brush for the next layers

The outside is cleaned with alcohol and painted, too

For the finished layer, i dabbed on the white glass paint with a sponge on top again

The instructions says: 

Let dry 4 days

Next...i figured out how to decorate it...

I don't wanted to comlicate the stamping part....( my first thought was to stamp some snow flakes on tissue and adhering the tissue to the glass ornaments) because i want to use the glass ornaments as a flower vase in the summer,too ( imagine some sand and sea shells?) You'll see.....

I distressed the ombré part and stamped two small white tags

Stamped and silver heat embossed snow flakes

Hope you like my ombré inspiration
This month you can win Art Journaling DVD's by Kate Crane and don't forget, the winner get's published!!
My winning entry from challenge four is published on page 61 of the january issue. A big thank you to the DT again, for choosing me (:o)
That could be you, too!

Hope the holidays bring you millions of reasons to smile
Merry Christmas!

Thanks for your appreciated comments




Olgeline hat gesagt…

So toll gemacht Elly, gefällt mir sehr gut, auch wie alle andere deine Werke.
Schönen 4. Advent wünsche ich dir.

mark gould hat gesagt…

Very nice and I can picture the summer display as well xx

suziqu's thread works hat gesagt…

What a beautiful display Elly glowing in shades of blues. You are such a clever girl!
Congratulations on being published again but that is no surprise at all to me.
Sending lots of Christmas blessings with peace and joy!
Hugs from Suzy Downunder

Little Artbee hat gesagt…

Wow Elly diese Blautöne sind auch meine Lieblinge, ein wunderschönes Arrangement hast du da zusammengestellt, gefällt mir sehr.
Blaumachen ist klasse! :)
Hab ein zauberhaftes Weihnachtsfest und rutsche gut ins Neue Jahr.
Liebe Grüße

Anneke hat gesagt…

Wow, love the ombre effect on the baubles and the plate! Beautiful take on the challenge! Thanks for taking part!

butterfly hat gesagt…

What a fantastic centrepiece - those baubles are just glorious!!
Hope you're having a lovely Christmas, and wishing you a wonderful 2014!
Alison xx

Riikka Kovasin hat gesagt…

Absolutely fantastic! So inspirational and stunning! Thank you so much for joining the CS challenge!

artisoo hat gesagt…

how creative!

Angelnorth hat gesagt…

Fabulous project, love the glass baubles especially! Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge!

Trish Latimer hat gesagt…

Wow Elly, you've really created something stunning here! love it! Thank you for joining in with the ombré Craft Stamper challenge!