Monday, March 17, 2014

Crafty Happiness!

Hello fellow crafters :)
I have been trying to branch out of my crafting comfort zone and this is another one of my firsts.
I decided to make a shadow box of my favorite crafty embellishments.
 
 
Now for the life of me I could not get the yellow cast off of the photo. My lighting is bad in my apartment and the weather is not good for an outdoor pic.
I started with a craft colored shadow box and painted it brown. I then used a prima cardstock and placed it in the back of the squares. I then used burlap and placed it over the cardstock.
Next in the upper left square I used 2 metal corners from Miriams Crafting supplies. I then took a beautiful Stick Pin from Pinque Peacock and turned it into a dragonfly using my favorite twine. (Trendy Twine). Now in the upper right square I used a wishing well from Prima. My grass is ribbon from 3 Girl JAM and the cute cardinal  is from a purchase from Blitzy.
The lower left is a beautiful bloom from Pinque Peacock. I then added a burlap button and butterfly pin and both are Pinque Peacock! The lower right is all prima and websters pages.
These are all things that make me happy:)
I love watching dragonflies, butterflies and birds. I love the old fashioned wells and have always wanted one. I love flowers of all kinds and Pinque Peacock is a joy to work with. The cameo holds my favorite saying. Now to get some of the beautiful flowers, buttons and stick pens head over to pinque peacock!!!!

 
 


4 comments:

  1. I LOVE this!! Beautiful in every way…you did a wonderful job on your "out of your zone" piece, Shelley! Have a lovely day today!

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  2. Your shadow box is adorable!! It's always fun to go out of your comfort zone and now you have something you can look at it to make you smile!

    Susie

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  3. Shelley, this shadow box is precious! I just love how you turned that PP stick pin into a dragon fly! Gotta love that twine! This is a lovely piece of art, my friend!

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  4. This is gorgeous, you did an amazing job I would never have guessed it was your first shadow box.. I still haven't done this..

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