Friday, October 26, 2012

A Little Time in the Studio

I've been having fun painting with Liquid Pearls from Ranger.
 
I used the Mini Rosette die here, but only put the circle paper on the back....then I painted the top with Chestnut Liquid Pearls.
 
GORGEOUS color. I added some Black Soot Distress Ink to the edges.
 

 

Then loaded on some Ice Stickles Orange Peel in all the creased areas. Set aside to dry.
 


This #8 tag is painted very randomly with Snow Cap paint and a brush leaving a defining brush strokes here and there.
 
When dry, I painted with the 3 new Metallic Distress Stains. 




I ran the tag through the Vagabond with the Texture Fade Halloween Words and added Black Soot Distress Ink to the raised areas.


 
I HAD to try the new fad on Pinterest using the Looking Glass spray paint from Krylon. I saw what Shelly Hickox did on her blog here and it looked like too much fun.
 
So here is my attempt at using the little Corked Vial and the spray. I blew into the vial to help it dry, and that gave it an antiqued look as opposed to the shiny mirror finish.
 
Add a stamped image from the Little Labels set with Glue-n-seal and it's kinda cool!
 
The top of the cork was painted with Liquid Pearls Key Lime for some added contrast.
 
 
 
 
I sanded 3 letters from the Alpha Tiles on top of the Mini Rosette and glued the Vial into the center hole.
 
I trimmed the tag to a square and glued some Black Tinsel Twine to the edges.
 
It is too cute and sits on my desk .... just for fun!
 
 
After I posted this I found a laser cut wooden frame begging to be added here...
 
So I added Dusty Concord Distress Stain and Orchid Liquid Pearls to it. NOW it's true Halloween colors!!! IMHO!
 
Emma is on the mend. Eating like crazy for a totally lost day. But the eye surgery went great.
 
Amazing what they can do now-adays!
 
Be well and be good to each other!
 
Linda
 
 
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9 comments:

  1. This is so Halloweenish! Another tech I haven't tried...the Looking Glass. Maybe if I didn't spend so much time on the 'net....

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  2. Love it! Lots of cool techniques to try. Glad Emma is recovering. Have a great weekend.

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  3. Great project--I bought the metallic stains and will try your technique.

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  4. So glad Emma is better! She'll recovering quickly.
    I know it helped you to get a little studio time! It sure helps me.
    Love your tag & your techniques! Thanks for sharing with us.

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  5. Very cool project! Love the looking glass paint look, note to self! Glad Emma's surgery went ok! Hope she recovers quickly!

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  6. Ohhhh, Linda! This Halloween piece took my breath away!!! So stunning!!! I'm thrilled for your talent.

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  7. Linda...this piece is so cool! I loved it before you put the laser cut piece underneath it...but the purple laser piece is THE perfect finishing touch! <3 Candy

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