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Sunday, August 9, 2015

By the Sea

Good day everyone

Today is a new challenge at Simply Magnolia, our theme is By The Sea


I had super fun creating this wooden picture frame,
 I started by added layers of Stenciling, die cuts, shells, metal charms, 
chipboard, wooden embellishments, basically anything
 I could find to fit the theme.


This little cutie is Bikini Tilda from the 2013 Sea Breeze Collection
She is colored with Copics, then I added 3 coats of 
Ultra thick Embossing enamel to create the cracked Glass effect


I covered everything with White Gesso, then applied several colors of spray inks
Prima Color Bloom, Deep Teal, Tea Stain, Yellow Mustard, Empress Gold
Tattered Angels, Moonlight, Walnut ink Stain, Egyptian Gold


Dies used from Doohickey club, Memory Box, Joy's Crafts, Spellbinders circles
Tim Holtz Riveted Metal embossing folder



Entering my projects
Try it on Tuesday - Use  a Stencil
Fussy and Fancy - Lazy Summer days
Tilda's Town - Dies Punches
Midweek Magnolia - anything goes but a card
Sparkles Monthly - Sun Sea and Sand

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

21 comments:

Sue said...

Louise, this is a stunning project. It is truly gorgeous - I am speechless at the amount of work you have put into this...the result is an absolutey gorgeous work of art.
Sue...xxx

Kirsty-Anne Duckworth said...

Had to pop in and just say how inspired I am. I am just trying out mixed media and I love how you have tilda in the centre with the cracked glass effect.. Love every inch :)

Meggymay said...

A stunning mixed media frame, its a beautiful project. Thank you for sharing it with us at TioT's this time.
Yvonne

Cazro said...

Your frame is gorgeous, stunning elements of the seaside. Thanks for palying along with us at Sparkles Monthly. Caz

Danielle Champagne said...

Louise, the frame is stunning. Love all the elements, but the painting is awesome. lovely window for tilda. Hugs.

Céline said...

wow j'admire, c'est absolument sublime !!!
bises
céline

Bee and Dee said...

A lovely project, stunning, thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge hugs Bee

Judy said...

This is a great piece of artwork! So much work has gone into it, and you've made everything fit together so well. The picture in the centre is beautiful too x

froebelsternchen Susi said...

A wonderful project!
Thank you for joining in at TIOT's!
oxo
Susi

Beth Brovold said...

Holy smokers Louise...this is absolutely STUNNING!! I LOVE all of your techniques and Tilda...well she's gorgeous!! Came here as a Simply Magnolia teamie first...then noticed that you have shared this fabulous project with us at Midweek Magnolias...thank you and good luck!
Take care,
Beth

Beth Brovold said...

Well I'm back!! Thank you for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy for our "Lazy Summer Days" challenge!! Good luck once again!
Take care,
Beth

Céline said...

me revoilà
merci de participer à tidla's town
bises
céline

Helen said...

Wow, this is stunning. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.

Helen P (DT) xx

Elins Cards and other handscrafts said...

Really something different and cool. Love the way it turned out.
Hugs from Elin

Paper Tails said...

Gorgeous project! I love the vintage look and all the goodies. Thanks for joining us at Midweek Magnolias.

Hugs,
Karen

Christina - Pieces of Dreams said...

Beautiful project!
Thank you for joining us at Tilda's Town this week.
Hugs
Christina x

Norma said...

Wowzer. I absolutely love your multi-media frame, Louise. It's fabulous. Love all the different textures. Beautifully designed. It's a work of art.
Hugs,
Norma

Delphine said...

Absolutely amazing, Louise!!! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town and good luck! Hugs Delphine xx

Janie Printz said...

Every time I look at this amazing creation I see something new ... It is truly stunning & so different from anything I've ever seen. BEAUTIFUL & so unique.

Cathy Lee said...

Wow, this is totally cool, Louise. I love all the elements. Fun to look at.
Hugz,
Cath

Valerie-Jael said...

Fantastic piece, just stunning! Thanks for joining us at TIOT, Valerie