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Friday, October 12, 2007

Altered Items

This is my first attempt at altering items. I did this for the Design Team at AW&CT. Surprisingly, I really enjoyed myself when doing this! I wish I had more of this paper and more things to alter! LOL! I love the colors of the paper.
For the clipboard, I cut out the roses from the Marzipan PP and crumbled it. I then flattened it back out and used the acrylic paint dabber to highlight the creases on the roses. I lightly sanded the edges of the clipboard and the Marzipan PP to give it a more weathered look. The clipboard photographed very brightly, but the PP and edges of the clipboard do look distressed in real life.


Basic Grey Lollipop Marzipan and Strawberry Jam and cutouts, Colorbox Scarlet and Pistachio pigment ink, Adirondack Brights Acrylic Paint Dabber - watermelon, ScrapGoods ribbons and stamp, EK staples, MM create clip
The tin was quite a challenge. Since this was my first attempt, I didn't know if there was a secret on how to get the paper on the top around the handle. So I did A LOT of measuring and clipping until I was sure that I could cut the paper and fit it in around the handle. It was quite a learning experience! I didn't know I was that patient! LOL! :)

Maya Road Coffee Break Tin, Basic Grey Lollipop Marzipan, Strawberry Jam and Cherry Pie and cutouts, ScrapGoods ribbons, Colorbox Scarlet pigment ink, Miss Elizabeth's brads

1 comment:

  1. You Go Girl!!! Wow these are amazing!! WICKED AWESOME!!! *wink*
    You did such a wonderful job & this was your first time to alter something like this--I would say you are well on your way!! GREAT JOB!!!!
    I can't wait to play around with my DT stuff too!!
    Smiles!

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