Friday, 30 April 2010
Mami Doodles DT challenge 2 - use ribbons
How cheeky is this little snail, peeking from behind his flower checking the coast is clear before scoffing my lettuce.
I coloured my images using the fill tool in Photofiltre, makes for speedy creations. I painted a terracotta pot cream using acrylic paint and as it is for indoor use only added some ribbon around the top. The pot pick is a wooden skewer, with the image layered with nestabilities, accented with a Daisy D decoupage flower and wooden ladybird (my current obsession) and I got the lettuce with rootball in Lidl for €1.29 - a novel alternative to the usual houseplant gift, the recipient can eat it (if escargot doesn't get there first!)
While looking for inspiration I found the snail poem and I just thought it was brilliant - the wall hanging is given dimension by decoupaging the snails and using foam pads to raise the flowers.
Finally, the flowerpot card is made using DCWV glitter flowers that I have had forever and usually give to the kids to make cards with. I curled the layers with the edge of my scissors and layered with foam pads. Handcut the leaves and made flower centres with a punch and adhesive pearl. Ribbon on the flowerpot and silver toadstool (just got these - you'll be seeing more!)and I used escargot as an embellishment, I covered his shell with diamond glaze and it looks quite dimensional IRL.
Digital Tuesday wants anything but a card so check twice!
Posted by minerva at 16:18