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Sunday, October 13, 2013

"Family" Mixed Media Altered Wood Blocks!

Hello friends!

For one of my last assignments for Wild Orchid Crafts I created a Mixed Media project using 6 wooden blocks I got from Craft Warehouse! I used Simple Stories older paper collection called "Documented" (it's about 2 years old). It is such a BEAUTIFUL collection that I bought 2 packs!

I posted a product list at the end of this post for you to reference if you needed, but first I'll share my pics of this fun project! Warning, it is photo heavy!......well it is 6 individual blocks after all and too....I really LOVE the close-ups!! Then the 2 part video tutorial as I put this project together! Thanks!
 
















whew....ok, that was just the "F"!! lol


















I think framing this little flower on the lace was too cute...I think I might just frame a doily for my hallway!! So shabby!


























This is the chicken wire chipboard on the left side of the "Y" panel. LOVE the detail!













Took a bit to get these done, but I am so happy with the finished look now that I'm all done! I hope you enjoyed it!

This project was made for a friend of mine! I can't wait until she gets it.....I'm ansy!!

Here is a product list with links for the Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and items I used! Some are no longer available but there are great replacements to choose from on the WOC site! Please let me know if you have any questions about this project! Thanks so much for stopping in friends!

Wild Orchid Crafts Products:

Ivory Cherry Blossoms #MKX-055
White Tuscany Roses #MKX-620
White Spiral Stamens #MKX-576
30mm Mixed Earth tone Wild Roses #QVR-004
10mm 2 tone chocolate open roses #MKX-033
10mm Ivory Open Roses #MKX-015
6mm Closed Cream Rosebuds #GST-006
Cream Hip Rosebuds #GST-022
35mm Green Tone Trellis Roses #MKX-097
20mm Ivory Open Roses #MKX-014
Small Ivory Gardenias #MKX-080
25mm-1" Green paper rose leaves #MKX-440
Natural Cotton Lace #MKX-403
Off White Cotton Lace #MKX-595
White double sided stamens #MKX-565
White Crown Pins #GST-119
Natural Skeleton Leaves #MKX-436

Metal Filigree Flowers #MKX-388
Metal Bronze Butterfly #MKX-395

Metal Connectors #MKX-396
Metal Gold Filigree Corners #MKX-185
~The following items were not available, but please take a look on the site. All you'll need is to find what matched your project, no matter the size or texture! Have fun!
2 Tone Green 10mm open roses (out of stock)
White Seam Binding (This color is out of stock, can use anything from the listing)
Olive Silk Ribbon (no longer available)


Other Items used:
-"Moore Art From the Heart" Artfire Store
 ~Mini Bottle Cork-Wood blocks of various sizes (Craft Warehouse)
-Simple Stories "Documented"
-Tim Holtz Metal Embellishments
 ~Word Tokens
 ~Paper Distress Tool
 ~Metal Sentiment tag
 ~Dog Tag Chain
 ~Curio Knobs
 ~Clock Faces
-Maya Road "Heart Confetti" and "Pearl top Stick Pins"
-Melissa Frances (Resin Frames)
-Adhesives, Tools and Mediums:
 ~Cheesecloth  
 ~Zig 2 way glue pen
 ~Glue Gun Detailed Tip
 ~Glue sticks
 ~Beacon 3 in 1
 ~Hot Glue Gun Helper tools
 ~Studio Matte Medium
 ~Glossy and Crackle Accents
-Christy Tomlinson (6x6 Doily Mask) 
-Crafter's Workshop (6x6 mini "Art Is" Mask)
-Alcohol Inks "Ginger" and "Lettuce"
-Prima Marketing:
 ~Craft Knife
 ~Paper Distressor
 ~Sunrise Sunset Mechanicals Brads
 ~Chalk ink pads "Rock Moss"
-Martha Stewart Edge Punch "Floral Lace"
-Want 2 Scrap "Chicken Wire" chipboard
-Blue Fern Studios "Manor Hinges" chipboard
-Acrylic Paints: 
 ~Folkart "Vintage White"
 ~Americana "Light Cinnamon"
 ~Making Memories "Meadow"
-Lindy's Stamp Gang Sprays:
 ~"My Mojito Green"
 ~"Grab A Guy Gold"
 ~"Dark Chocolate Truffle"
-Tim Holtz Distress Ink "Walnut Stain"
-Mini wood clothespins
-"M" Wood Scrabble Tile
-DryWall Repair Tape
-"Blue Green Arts" on ESTY:
 ~Vintage Hymnal Paper 
-White Gesso
-Fiber Paste

My 2 videos with an intro and video tutorial! 

Pt 1:


Pt 2: 


Please visit Wild Orchid Crafts FB page and "LIKE" us! I would love to see your project so make sure to tag me when you post one....my FB name is "Jules The Jule Box Aviles"! To see tons of tutorials from the old and new DT you can visit the YT channel HERE!

Thank you for coming on by and peeking in on my project. I hope you'll stop by for the very last Wild Orchid Crafts project before the end of my term.....coming in just a couple days! :(

Have a very wonderfully creative day! 

XOXO, Jules :)

1 comment:

  1. Really lovely Jules. Wonderful inspiration.
    Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful talents with all of us.
    Julie

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for visiting! Jules