Click Below for a Printable A4 Worksheet
Unmounted Christmas Post A5 Stamp Plate : UMCHRISPOST
Winter Wonderland A5 Stamp Plate : UMWONDER
U-Mount Repositioning Mounting Cushion: UMREPOST
Adirondack Alcohol Inks: Caramel- ALCICARAM, Lettuce – ALCILETT & Red Pepper – ALCIRED
Adirondack Blending Solution : ALCBLEND
Eco Friendly Acrylic Paints: Clam Shell – ECAPCLAM & Pure Gold – ECAPGOL
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad : Brushed Corduroy- DPBRSHCORD
Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT
Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)
Acrylic Block: 6″ X 4″ : BLOCK3
Anti Static Bag : ANTIST
Cosmic Shimmer Arctic Black Aurora Embossing Powder : CSEPARCBLK
Heat Gun : BLUEHEAT
Archival Jet Black Ink Pad: ARCHBLK
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Design Ruler : TH92481
Double Sided Tape : Tape2s,
PVA Glue , Hole Punch, Ribbon & A4 Card
Step by Step Instructions
1 Use 3 pieces of mount board cut to 6” x 3.5” or use pre cut mount board to the size you require for a project. Paint a layer of the pure gold eco paint onto each board and allow to dry. Use a heat gun to dry the paint if you want to speed up this process.
2 Mix a small amount of water to the PVA glue and apply a layer of glue over the gold paint. Allow to dry or heat dry.
3 Paint a final layer of the clam eco paint over the glue. Allow to dry or heat set. Do this process on all 3 panels.
4 Once dry the panel will have the crackle effect and will be ready for decorating.
5 The eco friendly paint will buff up and give a lovely shine to the area that has been worked, so take a tissue and rub over the dried surface to achieve this effect.
6 Swipe the panels with the anti static bag and stamp the images required onto the panels using the archival ink pad and then emboss with the Cosmic Shimmer arctic black aurora embossing powder.
7 Add a few drops of the alcohol inks onto a white dish or onto the craft mat and paint the panels. The ink will dry quickly so use only one drop at a time or add the blending solution to loosen the ink and keep it wetter for longer.
8 Complete the 3 panels colouring as required with the ink.
9 Apply the brushed corduroy ink using the cut`n`dry foam to the edges of the panel and dragging inwards across the design to achieve a wood effect to the piece.
10 Measure from the middle of the panel and mark an inch either side of the `0` centre point of the ruler. Do this on the top and bottom of the 1st and 2nd panel and then just the top of the 3rd panel. Punch a hole in each of the marks made.
11 Lace up the panels starting from the reverse of the top panel and using the bottom hole first, thread the ribbon in and out leaving a small amount of ribbon showing in between the panels to add to the effect. Secure the 2 ends with double sided tape on the reverse.
12 The front of the hanger will look like this. Now attach a ribbon through the top 2 holes and tie into a bow at the front and leaving a loop to hang the piece once finished.
13 Paint around the edges of the back panels using the gold and allow to dry. Now measure and cut 3 panels of red card and attach the card to the panels using double sided tape
13a The completed reverse side of the project.
14 Attach 1 or 2 roses depending on size to the top of the project to finish the design off.
The rose tutorial can found on the main Creative Expressions site by clicking the `Weekly workshops and blogs link and then under Sam Poole`s blog you`ll find the rose under the tutorial section.
15 Close up of flower.