You will know that this month is a special month for Quixotic Paperie as they are celebrating their second birthday.
In honour of this I am going to bring you a special post highlighting lots of products that are perfect for altering, available at Quixotic . Now I love to alter things, but I don't use anything special or fancy and I promise any of you who might think that it is too tricky...that if I can do it then anyone can!
Firts up I am going to show you a little box I have altered and I will highlight the Quixotic Paperie products I have used.
- Distress Stain Ink ( I have used 'Fired Brick')
- Staz On Ink pad
- Distress Crackle Paint
- Glimmer Mist 'Pearl'
- Script back ground Stamp ( I have used one from Hero Arts)
- Flower Stamp ( I have used one from Studio 490)
Paint your photo frame with 'Picket Fence' Distress Crackle Paint. leave to dry. Spritz with 'Pearl' Glimmer Mist for fabulous shine and enhancehment of the crackles! Hard to see in photo...but gorgeous in real life!
With your Script background , stamp so the flowers are covered.
Cut out the flowers as shown in the picture. Thrown the left over pieces away.
Assemble the flower pieces together using Glossy accents and a clip to hold them in place whilst they dry. I like to use Tim Holtz Hinge Clips.
Once the separate flower pieces are dry, assemble the flower together using Glossy Accents. Add a finishing touch to the centre of the flower with an acrylic bead.
pearl spray and finish with an adhesive flourish on the opposite corner!
Phew! Is anyone still with me ??? If so, thank you. I did not invent the wheel here with my little tutorial as I am sure you can find many out there on how to make grungepaper roses. I just wanted to share with you the way i do it and also how you can put it once you have made it to good use!
Now if anyone does not want to make this altered photo frame for themselves, then yes you have guessed it, I will have this one up for sale in my Etsy shop :))
Thank you for your visit! I would love to hear if this has been a helpful tutorial for anyone, and if so , what kind of other tutorials would you like!