Monday, 17 June 2013

My little treat!

It all started a week last Sunday when I drove up to Doncaster to the Stamp Magic show..... the MDF man was there, and I overhead him talking about setting up some classes, and the first ones were on the 15th and 16th June.  Well, I thought I'm up for a bit of that....  so I booked in for Sunday, yesterday.

What a brilliant day!  It was messy, mucky, covered in paint, pva and gilding flakes! and surrounded by some really talented ladies (Cathryn and Ruth I mean you!) and a room full of like-minded crafters!

It did however start off a bit differently.... Rob (the MDF Man) was totally behind schedule and as I got there early I grabbed a paintbrush and got stuck in priming up all the frames we would be working on later.  Bless him, he was totally stressing out... and apologising all day long ... what for? ... we don't know.  Everyone had a great day, there was loads of different techniques tackled.. some we liked,  some we didn't .. but if you dont try them you dont know!


Here's some pics of my box.. its still not finished .... it has to have a clock mechanism put in it and the inside needs decorating.....another work in progress BUT I LOVE IT!!

The front!
Love the back of the front cover, black acrylic and stencilled using gilding wax!

The Key page used emulsion paint, stampd and gilding flakes
The side was covered in old book pages, embossing paste using a clock mask & gilded with 3 colours of wax
The workshop.. there's Rob over on the left!


Crafty hugs xxx

1 comment:

  1. Hi Elaine, it was lovely to meet you on this workshop and yes it was a fab day.. Your box is lovely and like you mine still needs a few finishing touches. Heidi :-)