Christmas Countdown Clock Widget

Are You Ready To Take The Challenge??

Join Elliemook's November challenge for your chance to win shopping vouchers for our store! All the deets are here

Join our followers & be entered into a random prize drawing on December 1st. Check it out!!!

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Monthly Challenge

Its time again for the monthly challenge, where did July go? For August, because I love getting messy, I'm challenging you to use paint in your crafting. Paint a background for your layout, card or atc, paint journalling strips on a photo, use paint to alter your embelishments. I'd love to see the ideas you all come up with.

For the base of my layout I used a sheet of textured cardstock from the March 07 Personal Shopper kit. I then used a sheet of paper from the lucky dip pack and hand cut scallops to make a frame. I edged the scallops with acrylic paint to make them stand out from the background.
I then marked the position of my photo and painted a mat for it with more acrylic paint. I also braved painting my title by hand too.
I created a flower embelishment from some American Crafts ribbon by sewing along one side and drawing the thread tight to create a kind of rosette.

You have until the end of the month to enter and the prize is a fab kit of yummy stuff from the shop and a guest design team spot for October ... we work months ahead here you know! LOL.


Beverley Todd said...

Love your paint frame ... & the pp border! Great stuff! Looking forward to seeing all the painty projects arrive in our inbox/blog comments

Ruth said...

Excellent! Ireally need to try out paint more, not that brave though! Your title looks stunning!

V Colbourne said...

Love the paint idea- it still frightens me to use it, but I did in a small quantity. I've finished mine now as I have finals coming up and a vacation....woot woot!

jay670120 said...

i love using paint and bubble wrap its like my school days all over again . Go on try it its fun and every scrapper has bubble wrap !!!

Bibi said...

Hi - here's my paint LO