Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Frilly & Funkie - Something to Say

Hi all! I'm so excited to share my first post for the Frilly and Funkie Design Team! Last week the Frilly crew shared their creations for the 'Something to Say' theme - this week it's the Funkie's turn.

I decided to make a burlap-covered panel using a few of my old favorite products, along with some new things that I'd been dying to try. I took a few pics along the way to share how I made it.

I started by covering a piece of medium-weight chipboard with burlap paper. Next, I used Tim Holtz's Traveler Layering Stencil and Ranger's Texture Paste to add some dimension. (This is the first time I've used this texture paste and I am so in love with it!)

After the texture paste was dry, I spritzed on various colors of Distress Stain. I love the look of the stain on burlap!

When that was dry, I lightly sanded the paste to remove the stain and give it some contrast. After that, it was time to decorate! I added strips of Tim's new Passport Design Tape, plus a ticket and Photobooth photo and a Remnant Rub. To add a little more texture, I spritzed it very lightly with Picket Fence Distress Stain.

I had a feeling the Mixed Media dies from Sizzix were going to work really well with my faux tarnished silver technique and I wasn't disappointed.  How cool is that design?! I love the metallic element it adds. To finish the panel, I added a strip of the new Big Chat stickers, finishing the quote with a word from one of Tim's older Alpha Parts collections.

I hope you enjoyed my grungy, vintage panel. I love using the burlap paper since it lets you make your art any size you want! All the products I used can be found at The Funkie Junkie Boutique via the links below.




Thanks so much for stopping by today - I hope you can join us over at the Frilly and Funky challenge blog!

25 comments:

  1. a really gorgeous project x love the burlap and the colours too x

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  2. Having always loved your faux tarnished silver technique I'm thrilled to see it on the Mixed Media element and the spritzed stencilled words provide the perfect backdrop for the main sentiment. What a wonderful start to your Frilly and Funkie journey! Jenny x

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  3. great and original project, country and vintage! bellissimo!
    francesca

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  4. Lovely vintage make. I love the tarnished metal effect on the mixed media die cut. Congratulations and looking forward to seeing more of your creations as a member of the Frilly and Funkie DT

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  5. Delightful little canvas filled with wonderful techniques!

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  6. Perfect use of that photo! Great piece. Makes me think it might be Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer :-))

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  7. Perfect use of that photo! Great piece. Makes me think it might be Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer :-))

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  8. Absolutely amazing Shelly! I love the look of the coloured burlap paper, what a great backdrop for all those fabulous elements! The metal accents work so well with the vintage feel of this! Welcome to the Frilly and Funkie team, so great to have you with us! hugs :)

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  9. Oh yes, Shelly - totally LOVE your grungy vintage panel...what a wonderful creation. It has it all - burlap, metal, string, sentiment... and I could go on and on... it's just GREAT. j.

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  10. I do love your vintage panel. The stain looks fabulous on the burlap and all your added elements make for one gorgeous project. So nice to have you on the team.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  11. I think your vintage panel is fabulous. I love using the stains on the burlap paper. Looks terrific!!

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  12. OMG ... Shelly this is fabulous love, love, love ALL the techniques!!! The stains looks so cool ! I gotta go back and review your faux tarnished silver tech ( ideas spinning in my head). Such Vintage Goodness going on and great inspiration !!!

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  13. Hi Shelly - A huge welcome to Frilly and Funkie, so pleased to get to work alongside you. Your work is just AMAZING!!!

    THIS is just stunning Shelly, so perfectly put together, the colours are just magical!! Your talent is just out of this world!!!! x

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  14. Another great piece Shelly!

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  15. what a wonderful canvas - love the stenciling and inking of the background!

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  16. Shelly -- I love your work. I too think the stenciled background is perfect for this piece and I really need to work with Distress Stain Sprays more often! What a great way to "say something" :). -- Mary Elizabeth

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  17. Fabulous panel Shelly ! Welcome to the team, it's going to be lots of fun ! Sue C x

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  18. Love it Shelly, wonderful textures and the metallic effect on the mixed media die cut is a perfect touch. Love that photobooth picture, it's my favourite one :O)

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  19. I'm not sure there are words to fully describe the beauty of your project, Shelly! I adore the vintage feel, all of the texture, and coloring. The stenciling is the perfect backdrop for your focal elements! It's sooooooooo gorgeous!!
    Hugs,
    Nancy

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  20. So gorgeous - a wonderful combination of products and I love that vintage feel! Thanks for sharing.

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  21. Just wanted to stop by again and say congratulations on having your wonderful project featured on Marjie Kemper's blog!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. I appreciate your comments so much!