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Thursday, 22 May 2008

Drop Dead!

Hi everyone, me again {Alix} with a wee offering for your amusement and possibly inspiration.

I've really enjoyed doing this project. I've used the Drop Dead Red pp (which can be found here) and a wooden blank {you could just as easily use thick card to cut out the shape} to make a door hanger for a stroppy teenage girl. I've painted the blank with acrylic paint and used glue to attach the torn strips of pp and the skull that I cut out with scissors. I've then added the felt shapes from the Die Cut Felt Sheets. Actually the shapes I've chosen are officially the *waste* but I really liked thier quirky swirly nature so I used them anyway!

I then inked the edges in black using a permanent inkpad, added gemstones to one of the felt shapes and to the torn strips. I tied a heart charm on with some oddments of ribbon {there are a huge selection of charms here}, added a holographic flower shaped button and another piece of ribbon near the bottom and placed one spotty flower with a red gem centre at the top. And there you have it...

This is exactly the sort of thing I would have loved...and I dare say there are a few stroppy teenagers left in the world you know any of them?? {I do!!!}


Ruth said...

oh my word this a stunning Alix--plus love those waste felt bits too

Sarah (UKS Smelly) said...

gorgeus, I love it

Sarah (UKS Smelly) said...

Gorgeus, I love it

Beverley Todd said...

Fabulous!! Sometimes I still am that stroppy teenage girl! LOL

Alix said...

lol i know what you mean ;)