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Little flower house

JUNE MAC Created this darling 'home'



I loved creating this little hanging wooden shape. 

I used a couple of different techniques but it was very simple to do. 

Firstly I did think of covering the house in paint but I quite liked the look of the wood itself. 

I used some brown ink on a sponge around the edges of the house. 

I  had a scrap of lace for the bottom of this but decided to use it as a mask/stencil.   I taped it to the wood and then sponged the brown ink over the lace for the effect you see on it. I think it turned out nice with a kind of distressed stenciled look. 

I then wanted to finish off the tag with something eye-catching so I  used a plain flower and inked it in light teal then covered it in holographic embossing powder for the sparkle although glitter would also work. 

I also embossed the brad with the brown ink and clear embossing powder. The orange spots were finally added using orange stickles for a fun look. I tied some plain twine in a loop through the hole in the top of the house.   Give this as a lovely gift tied to a package! 

That was it, easy peasy. 

Products:

wooden shape tag

scrap of lace or other stencil 

one flower

one large brad

brown ink

clear embossing powder (from my stash but powders also can be found here )

holographic sparkle embossing powder

stickles glitter glue

twine


This month Altered Pages has been working with Foundations Décor.  Please visit daily for art!


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